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School Liaison Officer

Nelson and Colne CollegeLancashire

School Liaison Officer
Salary: Up to £23,714.03 per annum (pro rata) depending on experience
Hours: 37 per week, 40 weeks per year (term-time only)
Site: Nelson and Colne College
Closing Date: Midnight – Monday 20th September   
Interview Date: TBC

‘Would you like to be part of a team that aims to create the extraordinary?’


Our Organisation 

Nelson and Colne College Group is a beacon for educational excellence, made up of a family of colleges – Nelson & Colne College, Lancashire Adult Learning & Accrington & Rossendale College. 

Together the Group forms a Sixth Form, Skills and Technology Centre, University Centre, employer training and adult learning provider delivering exceptional teaching and learning to all ages and at all levels. 


The Exciting Role 

The College Group is looking for a full-time, permanent School Liaison Officer to join our dedicated School Liaison team. This role will be predominantly based at Nelson and Colne College however flexibility is required in this role as the successful candidate will also be required to travel across any of the College campuses (Accrington) as well as within the local Lancashire schools catchment area.


What You Will Be Doing

• Promote/raise awareness of Nelson & Colne College Group’s Post-16 education (A Levels, T Levels, Vocational qualifications and Apprenticeships) to students in key feeder schools within the key catchment area, representing the brand at all times and supporting students in making appropriate choices for their next step

• Coordinate the delivery of an effective school events calendar (from classroom presentations and assemblies, to careers events and workshops as well as organising campus tours and facilitating live chat as and when required), to support recruitment and transition advice and guidance; organising diary dates, delivering engaging presentations/workshops, ensuring appropriate staffing, preparing resources, collating event materials, etc.

• Build effective relationships with key school contacts and delivery partners to maximise promotional opportunities and build essential links with the schools 

• Play a key role in the development and promotion of College recruitment events for different age groups, for example, Year 10 tasters, New Student Days, Open Days, etc. and take responsibility for the effective communication and recruitment to these events via the schools


What We Are Looking For:

• Degree Level Qualification in a relevant field

• Experience of delivering engaging presentations

• Experience of developing effective relationships/partnership working

• Experience of developing promotional / information materials

• A good understanding of education and career information

• Experience working with young people


What We Offer in Return:

• Eligibility to join the Local Government Pension Scheme

• Generous annual leave allowance including a two-week closure over the Christmas period

• A range of health and wellbeing benefits and support

• Staff recognition scheme, including long service awards

• Fantastic family friendly policies

• Free on-site parking on all College sites 

• Please visit our ‘working for us’ section of our website for a full list of our benefits https://careers.nelson.ac.uk/working-for-us/benefits/ 


How to Apply: 

Still Interested? 

If you're interested in this post and would like to know more, then please visit our website and complete an application form.  

Website: https://careers.nelson.ac.uk/ 

Take me to the Application form: https://careers.nelson.ac.uk/application-form/ 

Further questions: please contact our friendly HR Team on h.resources@nelsongroup.ac.uk 

*Please note we only accept applications submitted via our website*

Please note: All of our posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check due to working with vulnerable adults and children. Should you wish to discuss this further, please get in touch with the HR team.



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