Yeovil College has been on an exceptional journey over the last seven years. Our College community is completely aligned, great people pulling in the same direction, who are making amazing things happen. Outcomes for learners that are some of the best in the Country, high financial performance which is enabling choices and the delivery of an exceptional student experience. Interconnected with our business community, we are focused on supplementing their prosperity for all of our benefit.
Yeovil as the principal town of South Somerset is set in beautiful countryside close to the wider South West and all of its benefits, making for a fulfilling work/life balance
This is an exciting opportunity for you to come and work at Yeovil College as a HE Access and Success Coordinator within our University Centre. This involves working with Yeovil College learners at Level 3 and below to facilitate meaningful encounters with the University Centre and encourage progression into study at Level 4 and above. As the HE Access and Success Coordinator you will also work with local schools and our wider community to increase awareness and aspiration around degree-level study.
This post also involves working to improve retention, experience and outcomes for University Centre learners of all backgrounds, including those from underrepresented groups. The HE Access and Success Coordinator will design, deliver and evaluate a range of initiatives and interventions to support all University Centre students to achieve their potential. They will also line manage the YCUC Student Voice Officer, a current YCUC student, who works to ensure all learners enjoy a high-quality experience. Further information about the HE Access and Coordinator role is set out in our job description.
This role is full time, 37 hours per week, all year round.
- Auto enrolment into Local Government Pension Scheme
- 30 days annual leave (plus Christmas closure and bank holidays)
- Online and high street discounts
- Continuing CPD
- Access to free staff parking
Yeovil 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.
Potential applicants should be aware that all successful applicants will need to agree to and enhanced DBS check. Yeovil College follows the DBS Code of Practice which is available from the DBS website.