Outreach Worker

Harlow College, Harlow

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Job Ref No. ECC0-511 Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Starting Salary £25,212 per annum
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 23/06/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Are you passionate about raising aspirations of learners and supporting individuals to progress to Higher Education? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

Outreach Worker Institute for Technology and Higher Education

Starting Salary £25,212 per annum

Located in Harlow

Full time

Fixed Term 1 year to April 2025

About the Team:

We have recently launched our dedicated Institute of Technology (IoT) hub on our campus with a focus onhigher-level skills. Our IoT centre offers flexible higher technical qualificationsand apprenticeships. You will report directly to the Head of Academy for Higher Education and the IoT.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and pro-active individual to be the driving force behind growing our Higher education and IoT provision.

About the Role:

As an Outreach Worker, you will play a pivotal role throughout the learner journey, working closely with both staff and students. Your responsibilities will include:

Organise and provide information to Harlow College students on HE study through tutorials, talks, activities and taster/open events
Organise and provide information events and materials to market HE and IOT to external potential students through tutorials, talks, open events etc
Providing tutor support when needed for HE teaching and learning sessions in the subject specialist area appropriate to the postholder's first degree
Act as mentor to potential HE students to support completion of FE programmes and support progression onto HE programmes.
Work closely with teaching staff and Information, advice and guidance (IAG) team to promote courses and improve IAG regarding internal HE offer.
Support with internal marketing campaign to raise awareness of HE and IOT offer.
Work with curriculum teams to identify gaps in offer at Level 4-6.
Identify barriers facing potential HE learners and implement solutions to help them overcome these.

What We Are Looking For:

We are seeking a candidate with the following qualifications and attributes:

  • Level 2 Maths and English
  • Experience and/or Knowledge of Higher Education
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to confidently present to large groups
  • Willingness and ability to engage in further professional development and training as required
  • Ideally has experience of Further Education sector.
  • Willing and able to work within the FE/HE teams to maximise progression towards HE at Harlow College

What We Can Offer:

Join our efficient and professional team, where collaboration is key, and mutual support is a priority. As a successful candidate, you can expect:

Funding for any training required for the role.
Investment in your professional development.
Opportunities to advance your career within the college.
An excellent benefits package, including 30 days of annual leave plus bank holidays (Pro-Rata).
If you would like to pop in or have an informal discussion to find out more, please contact Laura Moore on 01279 868000 or emaillmoore@harlow-college.ac.uk

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Closing date for applications is23/06/2024 23:59

Interviews expected week commencing 1st July 2024

Please note the college is closed between 1st and 15th April, we will therefore not be able to respond to any queries between this time.

This college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Louise McFarland
Velizy Avenue, Harlow
Essex, CM20 3EZ
Telephone: 01279 868 033
Email: recruitmenthc@harlow-college.ac.uk

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