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Higher Education Champion

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University of Suffolk
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£27,511 - £30,046 pa
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Full Time
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Closing date:
23 January 2020 01:00 PM
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Fixed term until 31 July 2021.

Job reference: 066.

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 Champion (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. The HECs work with staff and students to support identified pupils in Year 9 - 13 to progress to and thrive in HE.

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 and Norwich University of the Arts.

For more information about Take Your Place and NEACO, please visit: www.takeyourplace.ac.uk

For more information about the NCOP, please visit: www.officeforstudents.org.uk

For further information about this role, please contact Miles Cole via email: m.cole@uos.ac.uk

To see the full job particulars and for details of how to apply, please visit our website: www.uos.ac.uk/jobs

Interview date: 3 February 2020.

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.

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