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Higher Education Champion (Higher and Degree Apprenticeships)

Salary range: 
£27,025 to £29,515

Required full time, fixed term until 31/07/2021.

The University of Suffolk wishes to recruit someone who is passionate about widening participation into HE and has the skills and/or experience to make a difference to the lives of young people.

We are seeking a Higher Education Champion (Higher and Degree Apprenticeships) to help widening participation and raise aspiration into Higher education. The role will also promote higher and degree  (H&D) apprenticeships, support young people with applications, raise awareness of H & D apprenticeship across Suffolk and support the wider neaco team with H & D apprenticeship knowledge.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Miles Cole by email or (01473) 338331.


Neaco -

Closing date:  Thursday 11th July 2019, midday

Interviews:   Tuesday 16th July 2019

Start date as soon as possible

NEACO is a partnership of five universities committed to widening participation and raising aspiration into Higher education across East Anglia. Partners are Cambridge University (Lead), University of Suffolk, University of East Anglia, Anglia Ruskin University, Norwich University of the Arts.

We are actively committed to growing and supporting a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all backgrounds and communities. We particularly welcome applications from black and ethnic minority candidates and from candidates with a disability who are currently under-represented within our workforce. 

We consider flexible working requests for all our vacancies.

Closing date: 
Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 12:00

How to apply:

  1. Read the Guidance Notes and Privacy Notice
  2. Fill in the Application Cover Sheet
  3. Fill in the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
  4. Attach a curriculum vitae and a covering letter setting out clearly how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the post

EITHER return them as Word (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf) attachments by email to including the post title in the email subject heading
OR by post to:

The Human Resource Team
University of Suffolk
Waterfront Building
Neptune Quay
Ipswich IP4 1QJ

After submitting your application, if you have not heard from us before the interview date shown, please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview.

If you would like to request support or ask questions about any of our vacancies, or us as an employer, please contact us via the email above or by telephoning 01473 338351.

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