London, Greater London (Hybrid)
Salary from £37,197 to £44,802 pa inclusive pro rata with potential to progress to £48,168 pa inclusive of London allowance (pro rata)
Part-time, Temporary, This post is a maternity cover for 12 months
Job description

LSE is the world’s leading social sciences institution, established for the betterment of society. The School is committed to widening access to and participation in higher education and ‘developing LSE for everyone’ is a key objective of the new LSE 2030 strategy.

The Widening Participation team, based in the Academic Registrar’s Division, leads our efforts to widen access to LSE for UK Undergraduate students from under-represented groups and supports the attainment and progression to HE for hundreds of young people each year. The team, comprising 13 staff, leads on the delivery of key elements of the School’s outreach and widening access strategy, as set out in our Access and Participation Plan.

The post holder will lead on the Widening Participation team’s partnership with two London based secondary schools, including the delivery of our pre-16 tuition programme and ongoing targeted activities such as teacher CPD and pupil information, advice and guidance. They will manage the development and implementation of our Student Ambassador Scheme and associated temporary staff recruitment processes and oversee our work with offer holders from underrepresented backgrounds, including care-experienced students and those who have participated on a WP programme, supporting them as they transition to HE study. 

Candidates should have:

  • Knowledge of UK education, especially the schools and higher education sectors; and widening participation issues
  • Experience of working with children and/or young people and their parents/carers, in an education setting
  • Experience of managing and delivering complex projects on time and to budget
  • Experience of developing and managing staff, ensuring standards and aims are met.

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

This position will be subject to a standard Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Any offer of employment made is conditional on receipt of a satisfactory DBS check.

Posted on: 14 July 2022
Closed date: 02 August 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Management, Project Management

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