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Secondary Schools Engagement & Transition Team

Applications will only be accepted from staff currently employed by GCU

Job Family: Professional & Administrative Support
Department: Caledonian Club
Grade: 7
Salary Scale: £38,139 - £44,165 (Point 38 - 43)*
Contract: Full Time – Fixed term for 23 months
Closing Date: 20 April 2012 at 5pm
Ref: HR1337

We are seeking to appoint a Schools and Colleges Engagement and Transition Team Manager to lead the Schools and Colleges Engagement and Transition Team (SCETT). The team will work closely with the academic schools and with input from the central initiatives to ensure a strategic approach to transition support as part of the University’s induction model. The role holder will lead the Development Officer and Co-ordinator to develop and build on existing relationships with partner secondary schools. Evaluating and monitoring of the SCETT work and ensuring it is meeting it’s aim of encouraging greater participation in HE is the purpose of the role.

As the role holder will be leading the team, excellent project management skills, experience of managing budgets and the confidence to interact with individuals at all levels in different organisations are prerequisites. The role holder will require knowledge and experience of development and/or delivery of student transition support projects/models coupled with strong interpersonal skills. A thorough knowledge of current practices in widening participation and transition support alongside a good understanding of higher education is essential. An understanding of the relationships between HEIs, colleges and schools is essential, as is demonstrable leadership experience of staff/students, projects and resources.

If you wish to know more about this role or for an informal discussion please feel free to contact Eleanor Wilson on 0141 273 1419 or at

To apply for this post, please submit your completed application form to Applications sent to any other email address may not be considered for this post.

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Winner of the 2009 Times Higher Award for Widening Participation Initiative of the Year

Winner of the 2008 Times Higher Award for Outstanding Support for Overseas Students

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*Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).


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