Higher Education Graduate Advisor, Tameside

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Tameside CollegeTameside

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £18,998 - £23,527
Contract term: Fixed Term

Tameside College in Ashton-Under-Lyne Greater Manchester is a diverse and vibrant further education college that offers a wide range of course including A level and advanced level vocational study programmes, Apprenticeships and adult courses up to degree Level. We aim to give all our students an exceptional experience.

We believe in excellence and back that up with high expectations, a superb working environment (as part of the Vision Tameside £100 million+ accommodation strategy) and outstanding teaching. We also believe that attending college is about more than achieving a qualification, important though that is. This is why we aim to give learners every opportunity to develop their full potential in a supportive and friendly environment.

We are now looking to recruit for a Higher Graduate Advisor to join us to provide first-level information, advice and guidance to target school/ college pupils, teachers and parents in relation to the benefits of Higher Education.  The role is fixed term until July 2021. 

Supporting target learners in schools and colleges to increase their awareness and readiness for Higher Education, you will act as a role model for pupils in the area, advocating the benefits of HE and liaise with staff in target schools and colleges to increase their engagement in (and awareness of) the Greater Manchester Higher Programme. 

You will have a genuine desire to improve the life chances of our learners. Tameside College has an excellent reputation, and this is a real opportunity for you to make a difference in people’s lives.

Candidates for this role must have an understanding of the widening participation agenda within higher education and of working on large scale collaborative projects. Educated to degree level or equivalent, you must have experience of establishing and managing relationships with staff in schools and colleges and of working on projects focused on the education of those from disadvantaged backgrounds. 

Excellent interpersonal skills and a proven ability to engage others in order to build and maintain positive working relationships to support collaborative working is essential for the role.

Come join us on our journey to outstanding!

Closing date: Noon, 18 October

More about Tameside College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Address: Beaufort Road, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, OL6 6NX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 161 9086600
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Tameside College is a coeducational further education establishment. It is situated in the town of Ashton-under-Lyne, in Lancashire. It gives students a range of qualifications to choose from. This includes BTEC, Apprenticeships and degrees. The coll...