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Student Progress and Development Manager


£35,817.75 to £37,996.68 per annum




37 hours

Closing Date

Reference Number


Job Grade

036 - 038

Responsible To

Faculty Director (Technical)


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


Attractive benefits for this post include 46 days’ annual leave per year plus bank holidays and the opportunity to join the Teacher Pensions Scheme.

Sunderland College is a Further and Higher Education College based in the City of Sunderland; and one of the largest Colleges in the North-East region. It is a multi-College estate with 4 College campuses. Delivery spans all education routes from Entry Level to Level 5, professional and technical education, apprenticeships, higher education and international.

This is an opportunity for a high performing, ambitious, highly skilled and experienced individual to join our College. We want all of our students to feel the College is one of the best places to study in the country.

You will be responsible for the delivery of the student progress and development function, along with responsibility for student progress, retention and achievement within the Faculty of Engineering, Construction and Commercial. You will need to ensure teams actively contribute to the achievement of strategic objectives in particular the delivery of an outstanding student experience in line with the Colleges goals and ethos of ‘Student First’.

Most importantly you will be able to build highly effective, positive and professional working relationships with colleagues across the College in order to champion enhancements to the quality of students’ progress, development and achievement. You need to demonstrate a flexible mind-set when seeking to develop and deliver creative and innovative solutions, relevant to academic students and that meet anticipated student needs.

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

Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure Check.

All applications must be received by 12 noon on Monday 07 October 2019 at 5pm.

It is anticipated that interviews will take place week commencing 21 October 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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