Schools and Colleges Engagement Officer (Outreach)

Anglia Ruskin University
June 16, 2024
Offerd Salary:£29,605
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
Working type:N/A
Ref info:N/A

Job Category


Vacancy Type

Fixed term contract

Fixed Term Duration

12 months

Employment Type

Full time

Salary From

£29,605 per annum

Salary To

£34,980 per annum


Home, Chelmsford/Cambridge/Peterborough

Faculty/Prof Service

Corporate Marketing

Ref No


Closing Date



  • Job Description and Person Specification (PDF, 98.76kb)
  • About ARU

    ARU is a global university transforming lives through innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial education and research. ARU holds a Gold award for the quality of its education, awarded through the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). ARU's research institutes and four faculties bridge scientific, technical and creative fields. We deliver impactful research which tackles pressing issues and makes a real difference to our communities. Our academic excellence has been recognised by the UK's Higher Education funding bodies, with 16 of our research areas assessed as world leading. We are the largest provider of Nursing, Midwifery, Health and Social Care students in the East of England, and we are also among the UK's leading universities for degree apprenticeship provision, working with hundreds of employers across the UK.

    About the role:

    We have a fantastic opportunity for an Outreach Officer (12-month fixed- term) to join our Schools and Colleges Engagement team within the Directorate of Corporate Marketing. This role supports our Access and Participation Plan and Education Action Plan targets.

    You will work with the team to develop engaging face-to-face and virtual activities, that engage core target groups, for primary, secondary, and Further Education students, both on and off campus. Most activity programmes will be progressive, and all will focus on raising attainment.

    To succeed, you should have a degree or relevant professional qualification, or equivalent experience with ongoing professional development. You must be passionate about working with diverse groups, from primary age to mature students, and knowledgeable about higher education progression. Essential qualities include being an innovative, proactive, and highly organised thinker with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You must also be adept at building relationships and confident in organising and presenting group activities.

    The role is based at either the Chelmsford, Cambridge, or Peterborough campus, with remote working options. Travel to schools, campuses and occasional work outside normal hours are expected.

    This appointment is subject to an enhanced level children's barred list disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Further information can be obtained from https: // www.

    It is expected that face-to-face interviews will take place on Monday 1 July 2024 (campus tbc)

    Informal enquiries can be made to Margot Broadbent-Yale, Schools and Colleges Senior Officer at [email protected]

    Find out more about working with us.

    We have an agile working culture and offer an extensive range of benefits including generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of our staff and students and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that ARU will carry out online searches as part of the due diligence on short listed candidates.

    We value diversity at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

    Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.

    We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

    We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.

    Guidance Notes:

    For a list of key requirements, please download the Job Description and Person Specification above. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.

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