School and Community Liaison Advisor

New College Swindon
Closing date
7 May 2021

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New Swindon College has an exciting School and Community Liaison Advisor opportunity in their welcoming team.

Location: Swindon

Salary: £19,359 - £20,070 per annum

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract Details: Permanent

Start Date: As soon as possible

About Us:

New College Swindon has gone through an exciting time of change since we have merged with Swindon College to become one College. Also, with the up-and-coming development of the successful 20M bid of the Institute of Technology, opening in 2022, which will be an inclusive centre for technical qualifications, higher apprenticeships and training for key technical roles, it's a really great time to be joining us. These exciting changes will extend the career opportunities for both our students and staff.

School and Community Liaison Advisor - The Role:

Do you have experience in a school or FE setting and working with 14-19 age group and enjoys engaging and building relationships with external organisations? Then we have an interesting role to join the team and to play a key role in promoting the college. You will organise experience days for Year 10 and Year 11 to ensure potential students receive an excellent event.

You will also provide careers advice and guidance to our current students.

School and Community Liaison Advisor - Key Responsibilities:

- Monitor recruitment profile of schools at each stage of the process - including applications, interviews and offers made and follow up non-attendees

- Help promote New College Swindon HE events into schools with sixth forms and other FE providers and ensure they receive up-to-date HE prospectus each year

- Assist with tours, guidance sessions and drop-in sessions to New College Swindon

- Support schools with interviewing year 11 at mock interview sessions

School and Community Liaison Advisor - Qualifications and experience required:

- Level 2 English and Maths (or equivalent) or commitment to gaining within 24 months of commencement of employment

- Level 3 Qualification is desirable

- Use of own transport and clean driving licence

- Understanding of Post-16 curriculum

School and Community Liaison Advisor - Benefits:

When you join us, you will have access to ongoing support, training and development opportunities to further enhance your experience and skill set through our extensive CPD programme. You will have access to facilities and resources across the two campuses along with an extended support network of colleagues from a wide range of disciplines and industry backgrounds.

We know that your role requires you to put a lot of time and effort into it and because of this; we believe you should be rewarded. As a valued member of our team, in addition to a wide range of development opportunities, you will have access to a number of great benefits some of are listed below:

- Sodexo Retail Discount Scheme

- Excellent Pension scheme

- Generous Holiday Allowance

- Hire purchase Cycle to Work scheme

- Free and confidential advice, information and counselling service

Therefore, if you are looking for exciting career opportunities and to work in an expanding, dynamic and successful College, who values their staff, you have come to the right place.

Please note we do not accept CV's. For more details on this School and Community Liaison Advisor opportunity and to submit your application, please click 'Apply' to be redirected to our website.

New College Swindon is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. References will be sought on shortlisted candidates before interview and by agreement.

Please note an enhanced DBS will be required for this role.

On appointment, you will be placed at the salary point aligned to a number of factors, which include, but are not limited to, qualifications, previous relevant experience, current salary and market forces.

Please note that this vacancy may close before the published closing date if sufficient applications are received. If you are interested in this vacancy, please do apply as soon as possible.

Closing Date: 19th April 2021

Our very top priority is your wellbeing and that of our community. Please be assured that we are monitoring the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and continuing to follow the latest Government advice and to keep everyone as safe as possible.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, further information will be provided if you are invited to an interview

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