HeadStart Officer

Brunel University London - Brunel Educational Excellence Centre, ASK Academic Skills

Salary (Grade H2): £34,170 - £40,349 pa incl. London Weighting

The Brunel Educational Excellence Centre (BEEC) aims to promote, support and enhance learning and teaching across the University.  The ASK Academic Skills service is an important part of BEEC and offers student-facing learning development support across a wide range of areas, including academic writing, study skills, mathematics and statistics. ASK works with all students from all colleges.

The HeadStart Officer will be responsible for the expansion of transition support for widening participation (WP) students and meet agreed targets while contributing to the delivery of pastoral support for WP students. As a result, it is important to have experience of working with WP students and knowledge of widening participation in the UK HE context.

The HeadStart Officer will be responsible for organising and overseeing the successful continuation of the core HeadStart event in September, while also overseeing and implementing the expansion of HeadStart activities throughout the departments, and building partnerships with academics and local colleges. Therefore experience of planning large scale events and events management is essential.

The role calls for excellent organisational and communication skills and the ability to work with a wide range of academic staff and students to support curriculum and learning needs.  The ability to thrive in a busy teaching environment and willingness to work collegiately are critical to the role. This is a full time, 3 year fixed term position.

Informal queries may be directed to Monica Fernandes, Head of Academic Skills Development (monica.fernandes@brunel.ac.uk)

For further details and to apply please visit: https://jobs.brunel.ac.uk

*This position does not meet the criteria of a skilled job for Tier 2 sponsorship which has to be at least at NQF level 6.

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