Student Engagement and Enrichment Lead

Bournemouth and Poole College

  • £27,388 per annum
  • Dorset / South West
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 3 weeks ago

Here at Bournemouth & Poole College, we are looking to recruit a Student Engagement and Enrichment Lead a full-time, permanent basis. In return, you will receive a competitive salary of £27,388 per annum.

At Bournemouth & Poole College our staff are passionate and committed to achieve the very best outcomes for our students – we transform lives. We recognise and value our people as our most important asset in achieving each of the strategic outcomes within our College’s Strategic Plan. We believe it is through our people that an excellent student experience will be delivered, and this will have a positive impact in our local community. We value inclusion and we are committed to the promotion of equality, diversity, and inclusion, ensuring we have a diverse, skilled, and motivated workforce who are empowered and engaged. This makes our College a unique, vibrant and rewarding place to work.  You will be employed through Southern Educational Professional Services Ltd; a subsidiary of the College.

The Role:

As our Student Engagement and Enrichment Lead, you will be responsible for enhancing the overall student experience by developing and implementing a range of engagement and enrichment activities. This role involves fostering a vibrant campus culture, promoting student involvement in extracurricular activities as part of our BPCxtra offer, and ensuring that all students have opportunities for personal growth outside of their studies.

Responsibilities as our Student Engagement and Enrichment Lead:

  • Providing line management and operational oversight to members of staff within the Student Engagement and Enrichment Team.
  • Supporting the Personal Development Manager to report on the Student Union accounts and budgets. This includes the management and reporting of the student’s union independent bank account and producing an annual account for the departments budgets and to ensure that future funding plans and opportunities are identified.
  • Being responsible for developing robust, visible and highly successful initiatives to engage all students at the College.
  • Developing ways to engage our hard-to-reach students and groups to ensure that they are fully represented and involved in College decision making.
  • Being responsible for the development and further improvement of Student Voice at The College. This includes FE, HE and Apprentice student voice.
  • Leading on the continued operational delivery and development of the Students’ Union and to increase student engagement in all student enrichment and engagement initiatives.
  • Overseeing and developing the Students’ Union Strategic plan. This includes developing the plan every 2 years and ensuring this is in line with the college as well as student led and student focused.
  • Engaging and ensuring the growth of students participating in vibrant enriching activities

As our Student Engagement and Enrichment Lead, you’ll ideally have:

  • Relevant qualification at level 3 or above
  • Level 2 in English and Maths
  • Principles of team leading and best practice to motivate teams
  • Ability to relate to and motivate young people and staff from diverse backgrounds and with diverse educational experiences
  • Experience of leading a project with staff and students
  • Experience working within a high paced environment
  • The ability to empathise with young people and team members to achieve outstanding results

Benefits you will receive:

You will receive excellent benefits and a competitive salary:

  • 27.5 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing to 30.5 after 5 years’ service
  • up to 4 days additional leave during the Christmas closure period
  • Free parking at all of our college sites (where spaces are available)
  • Access to Discount Schemes at multiple retailers
  • Enrolment into the NEST Pension Scheme

Closing date: 11th July 2024

We reserve the right to close this post early if there is a high level of applicants.

If you feel you are the right candidate for this Student Engagement and Enrichment Lead role, then please click ‘apply’ now!

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate safeguarding checks which includes an enhanced DBS check as well as providing proof of right to work in the UK.

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