Student Futures Manager

Harlow College, Harlow

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Job Ref No. ECC0-515S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Salary £44,200 per annum
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 30/06/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: 08/07/2024  

Job Description

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Are you a visionary leader with a passion for driving excellence in student services? Join us in making a significant impact on students' futures by leading a team dedicated to excellence and innovation.

If you are an influential leader with a visionary approach, we want to hear from you.

Student Futures Manager

Location:Harlow College


About Us:

At Harlow College, we are committed to providing a safe, inclusive, and engaging environment for all our students. Our dedicated team works tirelessly to support students' academic and personal growth, ensuring they thrive during their time with us. We are currently seeking a dynamic and high-level influencer to lead and manage a dedicated team across four pivotal service areas: Careers Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG), Tutorials, Enrichment, and Work Placement to join our team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and drive a program for widening employability skills across the four areas.
  • Promote cross-college engagement with employability activities through training and coaching.
  • Integrate and manage information systems (Grofar & ProMonitor).
  • Prioritise and manage multiple workloads to meet deadlines.
  • Manage budgets and identify new income sources.
  • Capture and analyse data for quality improvement.
  • Lead regular team meetings across service areas.
  • Lead on delivery of cross college training
  • Ensure compliance with policies and accurate administration.
  • Support staff in improving service quality.
  • Promote student wellbeing to help students realise their potential.

Essential Requirements:

  • Holds or is prepared to gain Careers Leader qualification Level 6
  • Good understanding of progression routes for learners including higher education, apprenticeships and employment
  • A good working knowledge of the FE environment
  • Able to interpret and use data accurately. A detail knowledge of the Grofar system will need to be acquired.
  • Experience of managing and developing individuals and teams
  • A good understanding of the Gatsby Benchmarks

What We Offer:

As a successful candidate, you can expect:

  • Investment in your professional development.
  • Opportunities to advance your career within the college.
  • Enrolment to the LGPS pension scheme.
  • 35 days annual leave plus bank holidays.

How to Apply:

To apply, please click on the link below or copy and paste the URL


If you would like to pop in or have an informal discussion to find out more, please contact Simon Boyce on 01279 868 084 or

Closing date for applications isSunday 30th June202423:59

Interviews expectedWeek beginning 8th July 2024

This vacancy may close early dependant on the volume of applications received, we therefore encourage you to apply ASAP.

Potential start date subject to receiving satisfactory pre-employment checks;August 2024

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.

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Contact Information

Louise McFarland
Velizy Avenue, Harlow
Essex, CM20 3EZ
Telephone: 01279 868 033