Outreach Officer (Widening Participation)

Hartpury College
Gloucester, UK
24 Aug 2019
04 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
£22,000 per annum

37.5 hours per week


Hartpury University and Hartpury College are among the UK's leading specialist education providers in agriculture, animal, equine, sport and veterinary nursing.

Located in Gloucestershire, Hartpury University and Hartpury College sit side-by-side on a beautiful 360-hectare campus. They provide world-class facilities to almost 4,000 university and college-level students studying degrees, A-levels and diplomas, as well as undertaking industry research.

This is an exciting period of growth and development for Hartpury, which celebrated its 70th anniversary in 2018. The University holds Teaching Excellence Framework Gold and has 98% graduate employability, whilst the College is rated Ofsted Outstanding in all areas and the highest achieving land-based college in the UK.

As Outreach Officer (Widening Participation) you will plan, co-ordinate, and deliver a programme of outreach activities to engage under-represented groups in higher education and our specialist further education subjects. You will deliver inspiring presentations and activities for prospective students and their parents, guardians, carers and advisers, both on and off campus.

The ideal candidate be passionate about the benefits of increasing access to education, have experience engaging young people, and be highly organised with the ability to manage multiple projects and events. The role will involve working some evenings and weekends.

We offer excellent benefits including pension, 25 days' annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays, onsite fitness facilities, wellbeing events, employee discounts scheme, free onsite parking and lots more inside the 360 hectares of Gloucestershire countryside at the Hartpury campus.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 11th September 2019.

Interviews will be held on Monday 23rd September 2019.

Hartpury values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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