University Access Officer, part time 3 days per week

£21,000 pro rata
14 Nov 2018
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type

About the role

  • Applications close:  Monday 10th December 2018 (9am)
  • Start date: Monday 14th January 2019
  • Salary: £21,000 (plus £2,000 London weighting) rising by £1,000 after 6 months and £1,000 after 12 months subject to performance: pro rata
  • Job Location: London
  • Contract: Permanent. Part-time (3 days per week), with potential to become full-time in August 2019
  • Annual Leave: 25 days p.a., plus additional leave over office shut-down between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day
  • Benefits: Employee pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, travel card loan, flexible working arrangements, particularly around working from home
  • Interview date: Thursday 13th December 2018

University Access Officers manage the day-to-day running of the programme in The Access Project’s partner schools. They work closely with students, staff at all levels, tutors, and with the rest of The Access Project’s team to ensure that the delivery of the programme is optimised. They enjoy a significant degree of autonomy.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on the ‘front line’ of addressing educational disadvantage, as well as benefiting from opportunities to become involved in the wider work of The Access Project as it continues to expand.

This is a challenging role, which is well-suited to resilient individuals looking to pursue a career in education and/or the social enterprise/charity sectors.
Duties and responsibilities of our University Access Officers:

  • Coordinating The Access Project’s programme in one of our partner schools
  • Managing and improving one-to-one tutorials
  • Delivering The Access Project’s programme of university support activities at the school
  • Reporting to the schools and The Access Project
  • Any other responsibilities reasonably deemed necessary by the Access Project’s Programme Managers or Director.

The University Access Officers are based in our partner schools but they spend 1 day each week in The Access Project’s central office undertaking training and feeding into internal projects to improve the quality of delivery of the programme.

The University Access Officers are line managed by The Access Project. Each school also nominates a Programme Supervisor, who focuses on the performance of their particular in-school programme.

Please see our online application system for full details of the role.

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