Higher Education Progression Officer

University of Leeds - Go Higher West Yorkshire

Are you passionate about making a difference and helping young people achieve a higher education destination? Do you want to help us achieve the targets acting as a positive role model and sharing your experiences?

Go Higher West Yorkshire (formerly HEART), a consortium of 12 Higher Education Providers in West Yorkshire, is looking to appoint a Higher Education Progression Officer to support the delivery of our HEFCE funded National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP).

NCOP seeks to identify and address issues around progression to higher education for young people living in areas where progression is low overall, and particularly low when GCSE attainment is taken into account.

Working with a selected cohort of KS4 and KS5 students from across your host academy/school/college, you will support their applications and transition into higher education, ensuring that all who have the potential to succeed have the opportunity to do so. You will be responsible for the development and delivery of individualised Learning Agreements for your target group, ensuring the effective involvement of parents/carers, staff and other key stakeholders in the project, and arranging events and activities. You will work within the management team and be responsible for the day to day operation of the programme.

The post will be based within a host school/academy/college, but will require the holder to work on a flexible basis, which will include some evening, weekend and school holiday work.

You will be based within Notre Dame Catholic 6th Form in Leeds.

The post is offered on a term time only plus up to 15 days basis.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Alice Taylor, NCOP Project Manager
Email: A.Taylor3@leeds.ac.uk

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