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Widening Participation Coordinator

Reference
VAC-18724
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Sector
Administration, Education
Location
London
Salary
£30,029 to £34,487
Expiry Date
26/08/2019
The post holder will also be involved in recruiting, training and supervising academic and student staff involved with the projects; and liaising with schools and colleges involved with Widening Participation (WP) projects.

Job Description

Widening Participation – Academic Registrar’s Division

Widening Participation Coordinator - fixed term for six months

Salary from £30,029 to £34,487 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £37,050 pa inclusive (fixed term for six months)

 

 

Working with around 2,500 young people each year Widening Participation at LSE delivers a comprehensive Programme of activity to meet LSE’s commitments within the School’s Access and Participation Plan and the LSE Strategy 2030. The Widening Participation Coordinator will support and deliver a range of projects across the Team as well as contributing to the development of new and innovative WP projects.

 

The post holder will also be involved in recruiting, training and supervising academic and student staff involved with the projects; and liaising with schools and colleges involved with Widening Participation (WP) projects.

 

Candidates should have:

General knowledge of UK education and widening participation issues
Experience of working with children and/or young people in an educational environment
Experience of organising events
Ability to understand and convey information in a clear and accurate manner

 

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

 

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.

 

To apply for this post, please go to www.lse.ac.uk/LSEJobs. If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email widening.participation@lse.ac.uk.

 

All applicants should be aware that successful applicants to the post will be required to complete an enhanced DBS clearance, including a check as to whether the applicant is barred from working with children.

We have the right to refuse or withdraw an offer of employment on the grounds of a conviction shown within the DBS check process.

 

The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 26 August 2019 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.  Interviews are likely to take place on Thursday 5 September.