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Employer Engagement Officer

Warrington & Vale Royal College is seeking to recruit a full time Employer Engagement Officer to identify, develop and maximise relationships with employers to maximise income opportunities, including enhancing student experience through meaningful, innovative and collaborative opportunities with industry. The role of Employment Engagement Officer is to engage with employers and curriculum to ensure an innovative, creating and challenging curriculum is planned and delivered, and actively seek out opportunities to enhance student experience, working closely with employers and industry experts.

We offer an excellent salary and benefits package, which includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • Generous annual leave entitlement (32 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and Christmas efficiency days)
  • Occupational pension scheme
  • Employee benefits package
  • Free on-site parking
  • Full programme of training and mentoring
  • Induction programme and buddy scheme
  • Focus on sustainability

In October 2019 the College was officially commended as ‘Good’ by Ofsted, and we celebrated some of the highest pass rates in England, ranking us in the top 10 nationally for the third consecutive year. Our mission is ‘Realising potential, transforming lives’. Our environment is inclusive, friendly and supportive, with high expectations for both staff and students. To thrive in our environment, you will need to be resilient, positive, able to work autonomously, have a strong work ethic, and put our learners at the heart of everything you do.

The college is proud to hold the Gold accreditation in the Investors in People framework. We have been assessed against the criteria of Leading, Supporting and Improving, and the Gold award means that the college has the right principles in place, and our people and leaders demonstrate a commitment to best practice, people management and personal development.

Suitable candidates will have 5 GCSEs or equivalent, including Maths and English, and a Level 3 qualification. Applicants should have an understanding of the Creative, Digital or Engineering industries, and a sound knowledge of current issues affecting the publicly funded training sector and strong research skills to ensure that knowledge and understanding is maintained.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please note that it is college policy that referees of short-listed candidates will automatically be approached prior to interview. One reference should be from your current or most recent employer.

Employer Engagement Officer Job Description

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. If you are interested in this post please submit your application as soon as possible

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