Action on Access has a developed a range of resources for individual institutions and organisations, as well as national publications for the sector as a whole, and includes a specific resource for those working to support disabled learners – ‘tagdisability’.
Most are free to download from our website:
- Electronic newsletters
- The Events programme
- Plus information, news and views of key reports, publication, events and conferences on access, participation and student success published by others.
- AonA authorises and moderates a number of electronic Jiscmail distribution lists.
See our latest monthly eBulletin on the Briefings webpage.
VACANCIES. Current vacancies
Head of Schools, Colleges and Community Outreach
Our well-established Schools, Colleges and Community Outreach team provides central co-ordination and brokerage between external partner institutions and organisations and our internal stakeholders. The aims of the service are to raise aspirations and awareness of the opportunities that higher education can offer, deliver a range of activities to help close the attainment gap of the most disadvantaged learners, and to support students through the process of transition from further to higher education.
Reporting to the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic), they will be responsible for a portfolio that includes the NTU Partnership Scheme that provides the framework for engagement with partner schools and colleges, our Students in Classrooms initiatives and staff and student volunteering programmes.
We are seeking to appoint someone with the vision, drive and determination to provide strategic leadership for the department as the higher education sector faces new challenges in a rapidly changing environment. In particular they will play a key role in developing NTU’s approach in response to the national strategy for access and student success that is being developed jointly by OFFA and HEFCE.
To meet this fascinating and rewarding challenge, you will need to be a dynamic leader, experienced in operating at a senior level, with excellent managerial skills. You will have in-depth knowledge, understanding and strategic experience of implementing national policy related to access and widening participation. Above all you will share our commitment to tackling disadvantage and our passion for raising – and meeting – high aspirations.
Nottingham Trent University is widely acknowledged as one of the UK’s most entrepreneurial, innovative and forward-thinking new universities. Our mission is to deliver education and research that shape lives and society. An integral part of that mission is the work that we do to support schools, colleges and community organisations in tackling disadvantage through our extensive widening participation outreach programme
Grade: PM1 Salary: £54,374 – £61,163 per annum. Post Ref No: A2177
Closing date – 29 May 2013. To submit an online application for this position please visit www.ntu.ac.uk/vacancies
If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Professor Chris Pole, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic), on +44 (0)115 848 2594, or via email firstname.lastname@example.org
Colleges and Community Outreach Officer, Nottingham Trent University
As an Outreach Officer, you will play a vital role in developing and managing our engagement with our partner institutions. Outreach Officers organise and oversee a wide range of opportunities, such as campus visits, taster sessions and residential experiences. You will deliver interactive sessions and talks on the UCAS process, finance, and student life in order to better inform and prepare pupils to make the transition from further to higher education.
Excellent communication and presentation skills and organisational ability are essential to this role. You must be able to work independently as well as operate as an effective team player. You must be flexible and adaptable as the role requires a significant amount of evening and occasional weekend working. You must have a current driving license and access to a car for business use. A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will also be required to undertake this role.
Nottingham Trent University’s Schools, Colleges and Community Outreach team – see above
Salary: £25,504 – £29,541 per annum. Campus: City site. Post Ref No. A2169 Closing date: 26 May 2013
To submit an online application: www.ntu.ac.uk/vacancies If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Luke Parmenter, Schools and Colleges Manager, on +44 (0)115 848 2340, or email@example.com
If you require documentation in alternative formats (e.g. Braille, large print) please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Nottingham Trent University is committed to promoting equality and valuing diversity and we seek people who share those values. www.ntu.ac.uk
NADP. New vacancies being posted all the time
The National Association of Disability Practitioners has a lively vacancies section. Further information on NADP vacancies: http://www.nadp-uk.org/jobs/