GM Higher Graduate Advisor
Reference Number: SCC1617190
Salary: Starting salary £19,577 with incremental progression to £22,267 per annum
Subject to job evaluation
Incremental progression throughout the band is available
Advert Closing Date: Midnight on Monday 28th August 2017
Interview Date: Week commencing 04th September 2017
Contract Type: Fixed Term until December 2018 with possible extension to 2020
Hours per Week: 37 hours a week
An exciting opportunity has arisen to support widening participation and outreach for learners in Greater Manchester with the goal of increasing participation of students from disadvantaged backgrounds into Higher Education. The Programme (NCOP) is a highly targeted collaborative outreach programme focussed on working with Y9-13 pupils from areas which have lower participation in higher education than expected based on KS4 attainment.
The National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP) is a highly targeted collaborative outreach programme and the Hub will be based at Salford City College however all post holders will work across Salford City College. Trafford College, Greater Manchester and may be required to travel nationally.
To provide information, advice and guidance to target school/college learners in relation to the benefits of Higher Education and to facilitate engagement with the GM Higher programme
To support target learners in schools and colleges to increase their awareness of and readiness for Higher Education
To be a role model for pupils in the area, advocating the benefits of Higher Education
To liaise with staff in target schools and colleges to increase their engagement in and awareness of the GM Higher programme
Reason to Join Us
- 32 days annual leave entitlement (plus bank holidays), Sixth Form College Association terms and conditions and automatic enrolment into the generous pension scheme
- A wide range of learning & career opportunities
- MyTech, Childcare, cycle to work & other voucher schemes
- Various health & wellbeing benefits (including discounted gym membership)
- We support the Skills for Life agenda and recognise the importance of all adults having functional literacy and numeracy whatever their role. All staff are therefore given the support to gain a level 2 qualification in literacy and / or numeracy if they do not already have one and all teaching staff are expected to promote the basic skills of their learners within their subjects.
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Commitment to Safeguarding As part of our safeguarding commitment we undertake DBS checks as part of our pre-employment procedures on all potential new employees. Appointees will be required to pay for their own DBS checks where applicable to the post.