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Work Experience / Project Co-ordinator - Portsmouth College

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Tangier Road Portsmouth PO3 6PZ

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£15,156 - £15,755 per annum

Closing date

21/09/2020 10:00 am

This is a temporary appointment, for up to one year to cover the maternity absence of a member of staff in the department, to commence as soon as possible

Hours of work: 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday, College term-time only

Salary: Support Staff pay spine 3-5 £15,156 to £15,755 per annum (salary is dependent on relevant experience and qualifications)

We are seeking to appoint a temporary Work Experience/Project Co-ordinator to plan, deliver and assist in developing our E6 Programmes (Exercise, Experience, E-Curriculum, Explore, Enterprise and Extension) sessions. The E6 programme offers students opportunities beyond their studies, with a focus on improving their employability skills in the area of; work experience/volunteering; preparation for employment/higher education; entrepreneurship; extension to their studies; exploration of social action/social themes; exercise and fitness. Reporting to the Director of Student Progress and working within a forward looking E6 team, you will work closely with the E6 Lead and students to engage them in these programmes. You will enrol and prepare students to take part in E6 programmes, giving them the help, encouragement and support needed to succeed on them. You will also help with the administration required to develop, run, monitor and improve the extensive E6 provision.

Project / Work Experience Coordinators must be prepared to deliver to groups of students both in college and, at times in local schools, assisting with the rigorous implementation of health and safety linked to work based student activities. You will be required to seek out new work experience opportunities by visiting and meeting with local businesses both on and offsite. You will need to be flexible in your approach and be able to adapt to change within this dynamic role.

You will need to be reliable, demonstrate good verbal and written communication/ presentation skills, have an understanding of the need to maintain boundaries and confidentiality with students and the ability to work with sensitivity and humour. A driving licence would be desirable. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

Please use the information in the Job Description and Person Specification to support your application.

How to apply


Should you wish to apply for this position, please complete a College application form. This can be downloaded from our website, Please note that C.V.s alone will not be accepted.

Please email completed applications to the HR Department at by 10.00 am on Monday 21st September 2020.

Interviews will take place on the morning of Friday 25th September 2020.

In addition to an individual interview, candidates will need to prepare and deliver a 10 minute presentation on ‘How can we engage young people in the importance of taking part in E6 courses, training and/or experiences during their academic studies’