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HE Transitions Officer (x3)


£19,155.71 - £21,458.51 per annum (pro rata).


Fixed Term



Closing Date

Reference Number


Job Grade

014 – 018

Responsible To

Associate Principal Adult and Academic


Bede Campus, Washington Campus, City Campus, Hartlepool Sixth Form, Northumberland College


We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual to join our team of HE Transition Officers who will work closely with curriculum staff to support the progression to higher education of students across the college.

The successful applicants will meet regularly with students to encourage, motivate, action plan and support them to maximise their potential, achieve their learning and personal development goals, and progress to higher education. In addition the applicant will support students in visits to higher education institutions, support curriculum areas with masterclasses and a range of activities to engage with the students wider support network.

Part of the attraction of these positions, is being the range of students you will be working with, it will involve setting academic and personal development targets. Our students are full of potential and respond well to the respectful support and encouragement that we give them.

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 also need to be qualified to a minimum of degree level or equivalent and be willing to work towards a teaching qualification.

For these positions, 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.

To apply for this post please complete the attached application form and return to People & Development either by internal post to the Washington Campus or by email to vacancies@sunderlandcollege.ac.uk

All applications must be received by 12 noon on Tuesday 29 October 2019.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held during the week beginning 11th November 2019.

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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