Job role:Activate Learning are looking to recruit vibrant, creative, and people-focussed candidates to our Student Enrichment team. Our Student Enrichment Officers are responsible for making college life on campus and online a fun, inspiring, and enjoyable place to be for all of our students.You will be responsible for coordinating and supporting the Students’ Union on campus, helping them to raise their profile and extend their reach across the student body. This will involve organising campaigns, events, and projects. You will work with TOTUM and the National Union of Students to bring the voice of Activate Learning students, especially those on your campus, to national meetings and conferences.You will lead the Learner Voice and student
Activate Learning are looking to recruit vibrant, creative, and people-focussed candidates to our Student Enrichment team. Our Student Enrichment Officers are responsible for making college life on campus and online a fun, inspiring, and enjoyable place to be for all of our students.
You will be responsible for coordinating and supporting the Students’ Union on campus, helping them to raise their profile and extend their reach across the student body. This will involve organising campaigns, events, and projects. You will work with TOTUM and the National Union of Students to bring the voice of Activate Learning students, especially those on your campus, to national meetings and conferences.
You will lead the Learner Voice and student feedback programme on your campus. This will involve recruiting and supporting student reps, organising regularly focus groups and feedback sessions, as well as the annual Learner Voice Parliament. You will be a champion for student feedback and develop strong relationships with Faculty teaching teams and Group Services support teams to be a conduit for the student voice.
You will also be responsible for organising a programme of clubs and events on your campus, working from an annual plan of events and enrichment which is followed across all of our campuses. You will work with local teams to make these specific, relatable, and effective for your campus.
This a permanent, term time only role working 26 hours per week 8:30am -3:00pm (0.59 FTE) and ideally Monday-Thursday, based across our Guildford and Farnham campus. When submitting your application for this post, in the cover letter/personal statement section of the application form please state your campus preference.
What do you need to be successful in this role?
The ideal candidate will have experience of working with young or vulnerable adults and will have knowledge, gained through performing a student-based role, of the issues that present as barriers to participation in education with a creative approach to achieving engagement and participation.
You will be approachable, forward thinking and solutions focused, with excellent planning and organisation skills. Experience in organising events and/or large scale projects would be desirable.
What are the benefits of this role?
There really is no limit in terms of your personal growth, development and career by joining one of the largest Education Providers in the UK. You will have a comprehensive development program as part of induction together with peer to peer learning, a formal development plan and support at every step of the way to set you up for success.
We offer a buddy system, a digital induction module and a close-knit community of experts and leaders across the Group to support the sharing of best practice and encourage individual growth. We have extensive technology in place to develop digital capability and flexible working arrangements will be considered for the right candidate.
What are the benefits of working for Activate Learning Group?
At Activate Learning we are pioneering education with an unwavering focus on providing talent for business and transforming lives through our award-winning Learning Philosophy. Our student experience is the result of our attention to detail in recruiting, developing and retaining the right staff who match and promote the values and behaviours of our brand.
We reward our employees with generous annual leave entitlements, access to training and development, travel subsidies – bus and train, cycle scheme, onsite parking (first come first served), plenty of public transport options for all sites, discounted membership to the Lifestyle Centre (on some campuses) and Employee Assistance Programme.
Applications are reviewed and shortlisted on a rolling basis and we reserve the right to interview, appoint and close adverts early due to the volume of applications we receive. We therefore encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as once we have closed a vacancy you will be unable to submit your application form.
Activate Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check at the appropriate level.
Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK as we do not sponsor work permits and work permits from other organisations are unacceptable as proof of right to work in the UK.
Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.
Activate Learning are committed to employing people with disabilities and will ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible. If you require any reasonable adjustments either at application or interview stage please contact the talent team directly.
If an agency submits an unsolicited CV to any partner or employee of our company, you should be aware that they have no authority to enter into an arrangement with you. Should we require recruitment agency involvement, we will contact the agencies on our preferred suppliers list, and we would ask that you respect the relationships we have already built with these suppliers.
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