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HE Transitions Officer


£18,655.71 - £20,958.51 per annum


Fixed Term to December 2018



Closing Date

Reference Number


Job Grade

014 - 018

Responsible To

HE Transitions Coordinator


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


We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual to join our new 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 applicant will support a caseload of students on a variety of college programmes. They 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 this post is the range of students you will be working with, it will involve setting academic and personal development targets, monitoring attendance, and punctuality. 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 an individual 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 a minimum of degree level or equivalent and be willing to work towards a teaching qualification.

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 is 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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