Employability Coordinator

Kingston College

  • £27,237 - £29,256 per annum
  • London / London
  • Fixed Term
  • Part Time
Posted 1 week ago

Fixed Term Contract (Maternity Cover from May 2024 – May 2025)

Part Time (0.8 FTE)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Employability Coordinator to join our Employability team!

As Employability Coordinator, you will build on our existing external employer partnerships, build new ones, and oversee the monitoring and organisation of work experience for our 16-19 study programme learners. You will also work with the Head of Employability to develop, organise, and implement a range of events and activities aimed at the development of employability skills for all of our learners across the College, including 16-19, apprentices and HE students.

We’re looking for someone who is confident and engaging – someone who can develop pro-active relationships with both internal and external stakeholders. With high personal standards and expectations, you will work well under pressure and to agreed, and be receptive to new ideas and initiatives, with a clear approach to problem solving.

Experience in generating employer links across a wide range of industries is desirable, but not essential.

Closing date for the return of an online application form is 25th April 2024. 

The benefits package includes generous annual leave of 27 days plus up to 8 additional days over Christmas/New Year as well as an additional 5 days Wellbeing leave to enhance employees’ physical and mental health. This leave is all in addition to Bank Holiday entitlement. There is an excellent pension scheme that receives a significant financial contribution from the employer (Teachers Pensions or Local Government Pension Scheme), subsidised sports facilities and professional development and training plus a salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme. The benefits package is pro-rated for part time staff.

South Thames Colleges group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

As part of our due diligence checks on prospective employees, successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references, an online search and proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

As outlined in the Public Sector Equality Duty of the Equality Act 2010, we are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

The South Thames Colleges Group is made up of Carshalton College, Kingston College, Merton College and South Thames College, which merged on 1 August 2017. South Thames Colleges Group is one of London’s largest providers of post-16 education and training and is an ongoing and significant contributor to its local communities. We aim to put students’ success at the heart of everything we do.

We are looking for hard-working and collaborative people who can join our team and help challenge our students to progress and achieve.

When you click on ‘Apply’, you will be forwarded to the application page which sits on a platform hosted by an external partner called Blue Octopus who support STCG throughout the recruitment process.

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