To deliver and co-ordinate a quality programme of CEIAG activities and events at LIPA Sixth Form College.
To enhance the learning experience of our students by engaging with them and increasing participation in a whole range of enrichment opportunities including cultural, social and personal development activities with the aim of ensuring that students' time at College is fulfilling and offers the broadest possible range of learning experiences.
To contribute, as required by The Learner Progress & Safeguarding Manager and the Director of the Sixth Form College, to a range of services required across the LIPA Sixth Form College.
The Post Holder would be expected to develop, promote and co-ordinate the following:
1. All UCAS & UCAS Conservatoire activities;
2. Progression to HE and/or Employment;
3. Cross college activities related to CEIAG;
4. Learner Support & Supervision
As well as undertaking duties common to all staff.
Job Activities Major Task 1 – UCAS & UCAS Conservatoire activities
1. To coordinate UCAS applications for all students;
2. To act as an advisor for student financial and accommodation issues;
3. To support staff in delivering UCAS tutorials and writing references;
4. To provide students with support and guidance in relation to writing personal statements;
5. To offer students support and advice in choosing appropriate destinations;
6. To assist students with interviews when necessary;
7. To establish an alumni framework.
Major Task 2 –Progression to HE and/or Employment
1. To identify & co-ordinate relevant speakers and organisations to deliver tutorial activities, talks or drop in sessions for all students.
2. To coordinate Careers and Higher Education Progression activities;
3. Tracking and monitoring of all destination data and progression routes of former students;
4. To Liaise with LIPA’s Widening Participation Team when appropriate.
5. To interview students in a 1:1 basis or in small groups as appropriate and ensure students have a transition and plan accordingly.
Major Task 3 - Cross College activities relating to CEIAG
1. To review, develop & deliver the CEIAG programme throughout the academic year for LIPA Sixth Form College for both Year 12 and Year 13;
2. To liaise with students and parents in relation to CEIAG;
3. To contribute to prospective student engagement activities;
4. To coordinate student mentor training and deployment;
5. To contribute to the development of social media and the college website as a means of keeping learners and parents up-to-date with specific focus on CEIAG;
6. To support work experience within departments when necessary;
7. To support students with job applications;
8. To contribute to the Cross College Tutorial and Enrichment Programme;
9. To contribute to the development / success of student induction programmes.
10. To keep up to date with labour market information, legislation, and professional and academic developments by visiting employers, training providers and training events run by educational and professional bodies and disseminate this information to the Learner Progress & Safeguarding Manager.
Major Task 4 – Learner Support & Supervision
1. To prioritise 1:1 interventions for vulnerable students (PP, SEND, LAC) in years 8 to 13 inclusive.
2. To liaise closely with SENDCO and LA on statutory requirements for SEND students ensuring statutory guidance is met.
The post holder will be based within our Learning Resource Centre for part of the working week. This may sometimes entail supporting some learners with basic literacy and numeracy as well as supervising groups of students who will be using the space as a study area outside of their timetabled lessons. Common Duties
1. To work flexibly including contributing to College work projects of a general nature;
2. To actively participate in individual appraisal and professional development as required;
3. To carry out duties at all times with due regard to Equality and Diversity, Health and Safety and other College policies as agreed and revised from time to time;
4. To implement The LSFC Safeguarding Policy and promote the welfare of students;
5. Ensuring confidentiality at all times;
6. Identify training and development needs and request training;
7. To liaise with individual teachers and departments in relation to the learning of individual or groups of students.
8. To undertake other duties from time to time that as deemed necessary and relevant by your line manager and which are within the remit and scope of your grade.
37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday.
Some evening and weekend working may, occasionally, be required.
LIPA Sixth Form 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.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.