The post-holder will have responsibility for Access and Participation outreach initiatives as outlined in the Access and Participation Plan.
This role will work directly with the Access and Participation Manager, focussed on access initiatives for under-represented groups. In the first instance, the post-holder will concentrate on additional measures targeted at applicants who are care leavers or from low income groups and/or low participation neighbourhoods.
This role will also occasionally support the work of the student recruitment team with school and college liaison activities, such as presentations anad workshops in target schools and attending HE fairs and UCAS conventions.
Access and Participation
Pearson is an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate against employees or job applicants and select the best person for each job based on relevant skills and experience.
We are also committed to building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce and encouraging equality and diversity.
The information you provide will stay confidential, and be stored securely. It will not be seen by those involved in making decisions as part of the recruitment process.
Skills and Competencies
Education, Qualifications & Training
About the department
This role is within the Academic Affairs Team at Pearson College London. The team comprises the Access and Participation Manager, the Contracts and Compliance Manager, and the Academic Quality Officers, and is led by the Deputy Vice-Principal (Academic Affairs). The Academic Affairs Team maintains oversight of academic regulation and policy, quality assurance and enhancement, regulator review and liaison, governance and committee secretariat, programme approval, access and participation, appeals and complaints, and safeguarding. The Team ensures institutional adherence to regulatory obligations, including the Office for Students’ Registration Condition A.1 on Access and Participation. The successful candidate will also work closely with the Student Recruitment team.
Why Pearson College London?
We’ve come a long way in a short space of time: We continually innovate and in the past year the College and our students have been nominated for several awards, including the CIM’s Marketing Excellence Awards 2018, the Times Higher Education Awards 2017 for Business School of the Year and Outstanding University Entrepreneurship Award, the HEIST Awards 2017 for Best Marketing Team, Best Prospectus from a Specialist Institution and Best Website. Our Escape Studios undergraduate degrees team received a Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE) finalist certificate recognising our collaboration with industry to develop the programmes for the benefit of our students who are now benefiting from the innovative approach to course development.
Real world ready: We collaborate with industry, thought leaders and experts to anticipate industry needs. We create experiences that develop savvy, work-ready graduates, who are ready for the real-world - today and tomorrow.
Transformative: We’re transforming and disrupting HE and industry. We challenge the status-quo.
Team rules! Students, industry, colleagues, thought-leaders - collaboration, inclusion and transparency are crucial to success.
Engaged and curious: We are constantly engaged and curious about changing industries, and learning by doing.
More great things about working here….
We’re part of Pearson Plc, the world's largest education company. Pearson has over 30,000 staff worldwide and this role is based in their offices in London. Pearson is committed to a world that’s always learning and to its talented team who makes it all possible.
We’ll expect a lot and we know you’ll do great work, so we give a lot back with some of the best benefits in the business. We know that one size doesn’t fit all so our workplace programs meet the different needs of our diverse teams, and their families too. There is a range of options, too many to list here, but when you join you can expect:
If we sound like a good match for you, or maybe for a friend, we’d love to receive an application. Find out more about how learning makes us, at www.pearson.com.
Primary Location: GB-GB-London
Work Locations: GB-London-190 High Holborn 190 High Holborn London WC1V 7BH
Job: General Business Operations
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Nov 26, 2019
Job Unposting: Ongoing
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1915047
Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
|Salary:||£27,000 to £30,000 per annum|
|Placed On:||2nd December 2019|
|Closes:||2nd February 2020|
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