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HE Transitions Coordinator


£24,191.52 - £25,642.89 per annum


Fixed Term to December 2018



Closing Date

Reference Number


Job Grade

023 - 025

Responsible To

Director of Higher Education, Participation and Skills


Bede Campus, St Peter's Campus, Washington Campus, City Campus, Hartlepool Sixth Form College


We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual to lead and manage a new team of HE Transition Officers. This post provides the opportunity for you to help build a new team that will need direction and guidance in establishing themselves and their role within the college providing transition support. You will also have a reduced caseload of students to work with as HE Transitions Officer.

Part of the attraction of this post is the range of students you will be working with. You will coordinate masterclasses and a range of activities with the curriculum areas to engage with the students wider support network and families. Our students are full of potential and respond well to the respectful support and encouragement that we give them. The new post of HE Transitions Officer aims to take this further: this is the team you will be leading.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in managing and leading a team.

As well as the relevant experience, we are looking for individuals with the desire to push for continuous improvement, solving problems and inspiring those around them.

You will need to be flexible in your approach and willing to maintain an up-to-date understanding of developments within the educational sector and/or industries pertinent to the College’s curriculum, students and locality.

You will need to be qualified to degree level or equivalent and have a teaching qualification e.g. PGCE or Certificate in Education.

This is a full-time post across all College campuses.

For this post applicants should be able to demonstrate in their personal statement practical examples of how they fulfil the person specification.

Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure Check. We are big advocates of diversity so applications are welcome from anyone who’s suitably qualified.

To find out more about this great opportunity visit www.sunderlandcollege.ac.uk/vacancies alternatively email vacancies@sunderlandcollege.ac.uk or call 0191 511 6046 to request an application pack.

All applications must be received by 12 noon on Tuesday 15 August 2017

 It is anticipated that interviews will take place on 24 and 25 August 2017

We are working towards equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to PREVENT and safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.




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