Activities and Events Officer

Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
£29658 per annum
28 Nov 2016
26 Dec 2016
Sharron Probert
Contract Type
Full Time
HEART NCOP Activities and Events Officer

(Temporary until December 2018)

Hours: 37

Salary: Up to £29,658 per annum

We require a confident and responsible individual to champion and ensure the success of the HEFCE funded HEART NCOP (National Collaborative Outreach Programme) project in Leeds College of Building. You will be working to ensure the highest number of pupils from target wards within West Yorkshire, who have the ability to benefit from Higher Education, have the opportunity to do so.

Working within Leeds College of Building, you will arrange and manage events and activities to raise attainment and aspirations, and - most importantly - support the application and transition of pupils into Higher Education. You will have a particular focus on working with parents/carers/guardians and developing community/business links within identified wards.

You will help ensure the effective involvement of key stakeholders in the project and work within the wider team to set, progress and meet programme targets and objectives. There will be the requirement to attend HEART meetings as necessary as representative of your institution, and to support the work of the central HEART NCOP team. The role is extremely varied and requires applicants to work on a flexible basis including travel to alternative locations and some evening/weekend work.

You will be degree educated and/or have relevant work experience and possess excellent presentation and problem solving skills.

In return we offer an excellent benefits package which, for this post, includes an enviable 30 day annual leave entitlement in addition to statutory and additional bank holidays, an excellent pension scheme (West Yorkshire Pension Fund), free parking at all of our College sites on a first come first served basis, family friendly policies and opportunities for training and development.

Please note that all applications should be completed online. Please press "Apply" and we shall email you application details.

Closing date: Tuesday 20 December 2016 at 4pm

Interview are expected to be held week commencing: Monday 2 January 2017

Please note this position is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

The College is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. It is also committed to the 'Prevent Duty' and the requirement to prevent people being drawn into terrorism and expects all staff to share these commitments.

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