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Higher Education Champion (Ref: 066)

Salary range: 
£27,511 - £30,046 pa

Full time, fixed term to 31.07.2021

Work base:  Mildenhall, Suffolk

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

As part of the exciting National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP) and The Network for East Anglian Collaborative Outreach (NEACO), the University of Suffolk is recruiting a Higher Education Champions (HEC) to work in Ipswich and south west Suffolk. You will join a team of 10 HECs employed by the University of Suffolk based in schools across Suffolk. NEACO is a partnership of five universities committed to widening participation and raising aspiration into Higher education across East Anglia. The HECs work with staff and students to support identified pupils in Years 9-13 to progress to and thrive in HE.

For further information, please contact Miles Cole m.cole@uos.ac.uk

Take Your Place and neaco https://www.takeyourplace.ac.uk/

NCOP:https://www.officeforstudents.org.uk/advice-and-guidance/promoting-equal-opportunities/national-collaborative-outreach-programme-ncop/

Interviews:   Monday 3rd February 2020

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, January 23, 2020 - 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 jobs@uos.ac.uk including the post title and reference number 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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