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Schools & Young Persons Liaison Officer

Moulton College have a vacancy for an individual to join our team as a Schools & Young Persons Liaison Officer for September 2023, to perform a key role linking the College and local schools to the raise the profile of the College, drive recruitment and help school leavers discover the best option for them after their GCSEs.

This role is 22.5 hours per week for 40 working weeks per year.

This is an exciting time for this post holder and the College, as bookings for schools and event visits are increasing. The ability to go into schools and promote Moulton College is key to supporting the recruitment cycle. You will work alongside our existing post holder and with members of the schools management teams, careers service and the rest of the Marketing team to promote everything Moulton College has to offer. This will include the arrangement and hosting of events both on campus and at our feeder schools, such as presenting at school assemblies; attending careers events and facilitating college based activities.

You will develop strong relationships with staff from our feeder schools and actively seek out new and innovative ways in which to introduce the College to this key market place. Working closely with our curriculum teams and marketing provision you will ensure the College offer is regarded as a positive next step in the learning career of modern students.

This would also be an ideal role for a candidate coming from a sales background, if you can sell a product or service, you can sell Moulton! This role may also suit someone looking to return to the education sector as well as someone who is experienced in a teaching or associated role. You need to be a passionate and confident presenter who can inspire a room of up to 200 teenagers!

You will be a natural self-starter, dynamic and enthusiastic with an ability to turn plans into actions and results. You will have excellent communication skills and be able to demonstrate a proven ability to quickly build productive working relationships with a variety of people and stakeholders. As a confident user of IT you will be able to use technology to enhance your presentations and share information. We expect that there will be a continued requirement to deliver virtual events across platforms such as MS Teams. As a successful candidate you would need to be willing and capable of demonstrating a proven ability of balancing engagements within the working week with excellent time keeping.

A full Job Description and Person Specification are located below.

There are too many benefits to working at Moulton College to include them all. Aside from the location (Moulton is located in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside covering over 450 hectares, with a further 170 hectares rented as grazing for our livestock), Moulton College boasts a dedicated, skilled and experienced staff team and an aspirational student body. As a valued employee at Moulton College you will have access to:

    • 33 days annual leave, including public bank holidays **
    • A maximum of 5 College closure days **
    • High Street Discounts scheme with access to discounts at a host of retailers
    • Eligibility to join the Local Government Pension Scheme (a defined benefit pension scheme with an employer contribution of 23.8 %)
    • Commitment to Continuing Professional Development of Moulton College employees
    • Access to 24/7 Support Line for employees and close family household members
    • A focused and committed Wellbeing group at the forefront of positive initiatives
    • Healthcare cash plan (subject to conditions)
    • On site gym
    • Discounted nursery fees
    • Free onsite parking
    • Cycle to work scheme (subject to conditions)
    • Eye care vouchers
    • Online Payslips
    • (** = pro rata for part time)

We help new employees settle in through central College induction events and local induction activities. We also provide a range of essential information through our online learning packages. These cover various topics including Equality, Safeguarding, Health & Safety at Work, to name a few.

Applications may be reviewed and shortlisted upon receipt. Please apply early to avoid disappointment.

The College is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment.

Please note that, in line with current legislation, an online search will be undertaken as part of the due diligence on shortlisted candidates to prevent (or minimise the risk of) individuals being employed to work with young people who may be unsuitable to do so. Any specific concerns regarding any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, may then be discussed during the interview stage with the candidate.

All successful applicants will be required to undergo a range of checks in line with Keeping Children Safe In Education, including an enhanced background check conducted by the Disclosure & Barring Service prior to employment commencing.

To apply for this role, please download the college application form, complete and return via email to jobs@moulton.ac.uk; these are located on the College website at https://www.moulton.ac.uk/work...; Alternatively email jobs@moulton.ac.uk to request an application pack.

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