Fixed term contract
Fixed Term Duration
Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
We are ranked in the world's top 350 institutions in the 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and we are a global university transforming lives through innovative, inclusive, and entrepreneurial education and research. Our 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. In 2021, we were awarded the Queen's Anniversary Prize for our world-leading music therapy work.
About the Role:
We are in the process of expanding our Professional Services team to enhance our support for our Initial Teacher Training (ITT) offer and are seeking to appoint a highly organised and self-motivated individual to join our team as the ITT Student Experience Coordinator. You will work with the academic team to recruit students to our new QTS awarding course and will ensure they make a flying start when they begin in September 2024.
With an excellent understanding of social media best practices and expertise in content management, we are seeking the ideal candidate to elevate our 'Gold Star of Teacher Training' brand for potential students and their influencers. You will play a vital role in encouraging the conversion of Initial Teacher Trainee applicants and assist BEd course leaders to create the optimal onboarding experience for students as they begin their journey into academic life. We are committed to providing high-quality education and promoting equality and diversity. Our vision is to make a real impact in the world of Initial Teacher Training.
Ideally based in Cambridge to maximise working across all three campuses (Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough), you will be an integral part of the new ITT team, working alongside the ITT Operations Manager. You will have a degree or be part qualified in a relevant professional qualification or have demonstrable appropriate level of experience and CPD relevant to the role. You will be joining a team of motivated, dynamic, inclusive academics and professional services colleagues committed to making ITT a success at ARU. This is a full time, fixed term contract for 1 year starting as soon as you are able. We fully support agile and flexible working and are open to conversations about how to make the role work for the right candidate.
For further information about this post please contact Julie Wren, our ITT Operations Manager by emailing [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 to share this commitment.
We value diversity at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
In accordance with the UK Government's immigration points-based system, this post does not meet the characteristics of a skilled job including salary criteria to be eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker Route.
Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.
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.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.