Student Union Development Worker

Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
£16515 pro rata
24 Oct 2018
12 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Hours: 37 hours a week, term time only

Tenure:  Permanent

Salary:  £16515 pro rata

Closing Date: 12th November 2018

Interview Date: W/C 19th November 2018

DBS: Please note – this role will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure

Use your expertise to enhance the learner experience at Stoke on Trent College.

This varied role is very much about enhancing the student community and strengthening the learner voice within Stoke on Trent College. We will look to you to lead on the development of the Students’ Union, including acting as the returning officer for elections, co-ordinating Students’ Union Executive and Student Council meetings, and completing relevant documentation. You will also assist with the promotion of the College’s ‘Big Tutorial’ programme and organise a series of live events.

This is an exciting academic year for the Learner Involvement team with opportunity area grant funding for Sports & Enrichment, and ‘Activate’, a fund for non-sporting enrichment, building emotional resilience and developing essential life skills and, such as positive mental health & body image; digital skills and volunteering & leadership skills specifically targeting looked after children, unaccompanied asylum seekers, SEND (High Needs/EHCP) learners, disaffected young white & asian males, and young females.

Your experience of working in an educational setting will ideally be supported by a youth work qualification. Committed to securing development opportunities for young people, you will bring proven presentation, communication and interpersonal skills together with good IT skills e.g. Microsoft Office packages. Your organised, flexible and proactive approach and commitment to equality of opportunity will enable you to excel in this role.

Our staff put teaching, learning and assessment at the heart of everything they do, with a commitment to excellence and continuous improvement we respect and value all individuals and behave with honesty and integrity. As such we have a united staff culture where we seek and share best practice helping us to support and prioritise learners.

In recognition of the vital role our staff play in our ongoing success we offer fantastic rewards beyond your pay slip that include a competitive pension package, enhanced leave policies, support for continued professional development, health related benefits including individual health care plans and access to a state of the art gym, childcare vouchers, onsite nursery, free parking, on site restaurant facilities and a cycle to work scheme to name but a few!

If Stoke on Trent College sounds like a place you want to share your knowledge and expertise then please click on the ‘Apply Online’ button below.

Education Business Services (Stoke) Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from all sections of the community.

Education Business Services (Stoke) Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff to share this commitment.