Primary and Partnerships Officer (fixed term)

Closing Date
Sunday, 3rd July 2022
Job Type
Administrative Professional & Managerial
Widening Participation & Outreach
£24174 to £28756 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

The Primary and Partnerships team at the University of Nottingham is looking to appoint an outreach officer to join the Widening Participation and Outreach Team. This is a fantastic opportunity to engage young people in learning, increase their awareness and understanding of higher education, and raise their aspirations for the future. 

Working alongside your Primary and Partnerships colleagues, you will design and deliver our outreach programmes to local primary schools. This will involve you creating, planning, delivering and reflecting upon academic enrichment activities. Another key element of your role will be delivering activities and events in conjunction with our partner organisation Into University for both primary and secondary pupils.  

Along with your enthusiasm of working with young people, you will have strong presentation, communication and organisational skills. To effectively develop innovative programmes and activities, you will be able to evidence independent creative thinking along with good teamwork skills. This will include the ability to develop effective relationships and engage people of all ages and backgrounds.  

At the University of Nottingham, we are committed to providing competitive employment packages whilst supporting the well-being of our staff to help them reach their full potential. As a University employee, you will have access to a range of benefits and rewards, including leading fitness and health facilities, staff discounts and travel schemes, along with a generous holiday allowance and an attractive pension scheme. 

You will be educated to A-level or equivalent with relevant experience. The role will involve travel to our partner schools and to community centres. Therefore, you must have the ability to travel and have access to your own transport unless a disability precludes this. You will also be expected to work occasional evenings and weekends.

This is a full time (36.25 hours per week), fixed term post to 31st July 2023. 

Interviews will take place on: 21st July 2022.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Abi Pritch-Williams, Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependants accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see the our webpage on Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge.