There has never been a more exciting time to join The Oldham College. In January 2019 we were confirmed by OFSTED as a “Good College”.
The OFSTED report stated that we are regarded as a “Good” across every area: “Our quality of teaching, learning and assessment are good”, “overall achievement has improved” and “we continue to nurture the culture of inclusion across the college. Staff, learners and apprentices embrace and promote equality of opportunity and celebrate diversity”
Come and join Oldham College in its ambition to become “Outstanding” and the “Best Place to Learn and Work” across all of our provision. Our HR service is pivotal to this ambition as we develop and drive forward our People Strategy.
We are looking for: School Liaison Officer – Scale 6
Salary (£23,777 - £25,350 pa)
We are a local college with a reputation for dynamism and success and provide high level technical and vocational education and training.
We embrace and encourage all those who are driven to better themselves, achieve their goals and reach new heights. Excellent resources combined with exceptional tutors and student support means that whatever your ambition, we can help you to achieve it.
Each year approximately 500 young people choose to continue their studies with us either as a full-time student or apprentice, a further 200 choose to undertake a university-level qualification with us and around 100 adult students. Overall we have around 5,500 full-time students in the College and 700 in our University Campus.
JOINING OUR JOURNEY
When you join our college, our colleagues have access to numerous benefits and facilities:
- Generous Pension Scheme
- Employee Assistance Scheme
- Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision
- Staff Development days/week (Jan, July, Aug)
- Free confidential counselling service
- Staff recognition awards
- Subsidised car parking
- On-site Day Nursery
- On-site hair and beauty salon and The Grange Theatre
- Golden Hello Scheme for Hard to fill roles, ( dependent on experience)
ABOUT THE ROLE
The role will require you to embed and work to the college’s values; working with Integrity, having Ambition to help our learners succeed and being Inclusive to learners and colleagues alike. To actively promote the full time, part time, evening, work based learning and higher education courses of Oldham College. You will be part of a small, highly driven team that engages schools to promote all that the College has to offer students directly and also to parents and school staff members. You will create and deliver inspirational and aspirational presentations at assemblies and engage in CEIAG lessons. Outstanding customer service standards will be required at all times and the post holder will be a strong advocate for technical and professional education. Further details are contained within the Job Description and Person Specification.
The role will require you to embed and work to the college’s values; working with Integrity, having Ambition to help our learners succeed and being Inclusive to learners and colleagues alike.
Interview dates: Wed 31st July and Thurs 1st August 2019
Oldham 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.