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Higher Education Champion, Lowestoft/ Great Yarmouth (Ref:107)

Salary range: 
£27,924- £30,497 per annum, pro rata

Permanent, part time

(0.7 FTE approx. 3-4 days a week) with possibility of additional hours on a fixed term basis (0.3FTE approx. 1-2 days a week)

Are you passionate about widening participation and have the skills and/or experience to make a difference to the lives of young people?

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

As part of the exciting Uni Connect programme and The Network for East Anglian Collaborative Outreach (neaco) and the University of Suffolk are recruiting Higher Education Champions (HECs).  You will join a team of HECs employed by the University of Suffolk based in schools/colleges who aim to support identified learners to progress to and thrive in HE.

For further information: University of Suffolk: Daisy Robinson,

Take Your Place and neaco

Uni Connect:

Closing date:     Wednesday 26th January 2022

Interview date:  Monday 7th/Tuesday 8th February 2022

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.

How to apply:

  1. Read the Guidance Notes and Privacy Notice
  2. If you think you might need a visa to work in the UK, please check your eligibility here BEFORE you apply for the role.
  3. Fill in the Application Cover Sheet
  4. Fill in the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
  5. Attach a curriculum vitae and a covering letter setting out clearly how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the post

Please return them as Word (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf) attachments by email to including the post title and reference number in the email subject heading.

If you a have a disability and need to use a different method to apply for the role then please contact our recruitment team so we can make the adjustments to the process for you.

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.

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