Research Associate, Education and Social Inclusion

Sightsavers International

Sightsavers International

Location: Haywards Heath
Salary: £32,300 to £43,700 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed on: 17th April 2015
Closes: 30th April 2015

Our vision is of a world where no one is blind from avoidable causes and where visually impaired people participate equally in society. Each year, we improve the lives of millions of people in the poorest parts of the world.

Sightsavers has an opportunity for a Research Associate, Education and Social Inclusion, to provide technical support to Sightsavers’ research programmes in the areas of inclusive education, disability and social inclusion.

Our current research focuses on children and adults with visual impairments and other disabilities and includes both quantitative and qualitative study designs.  The post holder will work as part of the global research team and will support primarily studies using qualitative and participatory research methodologies; however, contributions to other research (eg. disability surveys; quality of life studies; and impact evaluations) will be expected.

The ideal candidate will have a Postgraduate degree in research methods, evaluation research; disability studies or another related discipline. They will have excellent knowledge of different research paradigms and methods, particularly qualitative and participatory methodological approaches, and demonstrable experience of conducting research in the areas of inclusive education and/or social inclusion.

The ideal candidate will have a strong ability to plan, design, undertake and supervise primary research, collect data using qualitative and participatory approaches, and analyse qualitative data, using qualitative software packages, eg. NVIVO, ATLAS ti. The postholder must be able to travel internationally for up to 12 weeks a year.

To apply, and for further details about the role, please download an application pack from http://jobs.sightsavers.net/

Please download our application form and return the completed application form and equal opportunities form as two separate documents to jobs@sightsavers.org.

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Department Coordinator

Salary:  Starting from £20,781, rising to £24,057 pro rata (Actual salary range £8,312 to £9,622 for 14.6 hours per week)

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated individual to provide administrative support based in one of our lively and busy Departments. This varied and interesting post will involve close liaison with the staff within the Department, Faculty based teams, Central Professional Services, external organisations and members of the public.

The key tasks will be providing administrative support for a number of varied Departmental activities including support for senior members of the academic staff, servicing departmental committees and support for other departmental/Faculty events.

Educated to a minimum of A level or with an equivalent qualification, you will have previous experience of working in a busy office environment where excellent communication skills are essential. You will be an experienced user of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and will be willing to acquire further IT skills. You will also have proven experience of committee work and experience of working as part of a team member in a confidential setting.

Previous experience within the HE sector and knowledge of University Regulations and QA procedures is desirable. Skills in the use of University specific software (Moodle, SAMIS, Agresso and Business Objects) will be an added advantage.

This post is being offered on a part time basis of 14.6 hours per week (0.4FTE), to be worked on a Thu and Fri each week

Learn more about our Faculty and its Departments here: http://www.bath.ac.uk/science/

For an informal discussion, please contact the Director of Administration, Amanda Harper (01225) 386422 (e-mail: a.l.harper@bath.ac.uk)

Teaching Fellow in Marketing

University of Bath

University of Bath – School of Management

Location: Bath
Salary: £31,342 to £37,394
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed on: 17th April 2015
Closes: 17th May 2015
Job Ref: CC3096

The School of Management at the University of Bath is seeking to appoint a new Teaching Fellow in Marketing.

The Marketing group delivers excellence in teaching on our highly rated and highly demanded undergraduate degrees (including the recently launched BSc in Management and Marketing) and on our taught Masters degree programmes (including the MSc in Marketing). The Teaching Fellow will lead a radical overhaul of our introductory marketing courses to make them intellectually challenging and practically relevant. Previous teaching experience and/ or industry experience is highly desirable.

Informal enquiries are strongly encouraged and should be made to the Head of Group, Professor Avi Shankar (Tel: ++44 (0)1225 385265 or email: A.Shankar@bath.ac.uk) but please ensure that your application is submitted through the University of Bath website.

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Accommodation Handyperson

University of Bath

University of Bath – Estates

Location: Bath
Salary: £15,765 to £17,528
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed on: 17th April 2015
Closes: 29th April 2015
Job Ref: CT3100

Student accommodation houses some 3200 students in Campus accommodation and 1000 students in the city.

We are looking to employ a handyperson with a practical background in DIY (ideally supported by relevant vocational training), to provide general reactive repairs and undertake cyclic planned maintenance activities. The applicant must be committed to the role and able to work individually or as part of a team. Good customer service skills and communication skills are a prerequisite of the post.

The applicant must be able to carry out a variety of domestic maintenance tasks, including basic plumbing jobs; be flexible in approach; and be prepared to undertake training where necessary.

The post is being offered on a full time basis (36.5 hours per week) and, whilst these will normally fall Mon-Fri, the successful applicant should be prepared to work flexibly, in accordance with operational needs.

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Team Supervisor Estates

University of Bath

University of Bath

Location: Bath
Salary: £15,765 to £17,528
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed on: 17th April 2015
Closes: 30th April 2015
Job Ref: CT3101

Interview Date:  Monday 11 May 2015

The Department of Estates is responsible for the strategic planning, development and management of the University’s estate.

The provision of an efficient Cleaning/Portering service is pivotal to the smooth running of the University of Bath premises, providing a customer-focused service to the students, staff and visitors alike.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual to join the Department of Estates’ Facilities Team in this supervisory role, to assist in the day to day co-ordination of the Cleaner/Porters on site. The provision of an efficient Cleaning/Portering service is pivotal to the smooth running of the University of Bath premises, providing a customer-focused service to the students, staff and visitors alike. Working as part of a team, you will be required to undertake cleaning duties in order to maintain standards of cleanliness within your designated areas. You will also be required to undertake basic office maintenance and unlock/lock University premises/rooms as directed. You must have an awareness of Health and Safety issues and a thorough and methodical attitude to work. A uniform and protective footwear will be provided, and appropriate training and additional protective clothing will be provided, as required.

The post is being offered on a full time basis, working 36.5 hours per week, to be worked between 05.00am to 12.48pm Monday to Friday.

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Learning Partnerships Officer

University of Bath

University of Bath – Student Recruitment & Admissions

Location: Bath
Salary: £24,775 to £30,434
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Contract / Temporary
Placed on: 17th April 2015
Closes: 30th April 2015
Job Ref: CT3102

(Maternity Cover)

Interview Date:  Thursday 28 May 2015

The Learning Partnerships Office (LPO) manages and co-ordinates the University’s collaborative arrangements with Further Education colleges in Bath, Swindon and Wiltshire and other external partners such as Action on Addiction and the Royal Academy of Dance. These arrangements comprise a series of franchised, licensed and validated programmes including an International Foundation Year, Foundation Degrees, Undergraduate Degrees and Honours years.

We are seeking a highly organised and motivated individual to undertake the position of a Learning Partnerships Officer within the LPO. A key function of this role is to undertake essential administrative, quality and coordination tasks, working closely with the Head of Learning Partnerships Office to ensure the successful operation of LPO. Effective development and maintenance of communication between partners, LPO and the associated Faculties and Departments is a key part of this role.

You should possess a sound knowledge of a range of quality assurance mechanisms utilised within partnership work and/or HE. A good understanding of the delivery of Higher Education in Further Education is desirable. The successful candidate for this post will possess excellent administration, communication and team working skills and the ability to complete tasks against tight scheduled deadlines.

This post is being offered on a full time basis of 36.5 hours per week, to cover a period of maternity absence. It is anticipated that the duration of the fixed term will be 13 months, with an expected expiry date of 31 July 2016, or the early return of the post holder (whichever is the sooner)

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Dr Florin Bisset, Head of Learning Partnerships Office, 01225 383854, F.Bisset@bath.ac.uk

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Head of Engineering and Infrastructure

University of East Anglia

University of East Anglia – Estates and Buildings Division

Location: Norwich
Salary: £39,685 to £45,954
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed on: 17th April 2015
Closes: 14th May 2015
Job Ref: ALC519

The postholder will be responsible for developing and maintaining a sustainable Engineering and Infrastructure plan to support the UEA’s built assets (buildings, plant and infrastructure) aligned to industry best practice.  You will also take a lead role in developing and maintaining a comprehensive 25-year asset management strategy plan for all buildings, plant, equipment and infrastructure in both practical and financial terms, whilst providing line management to the Engineering and Infrastructure Team.

You must have a degree (or equivalent qualification or experience) in Engineering or Facilities Management and membership of a related professional body (e.g. CIBSE or RICS) to Chartered status.  Experience in a senior leadership/management position within a Construction, Maintenance or Facilities Management environment, an ability to think and operate at both an operational and strategic level and strong commercial skills are all essential requirements.

Closing Date: 12 noon on 14 May 2015.

Further particulars and an application form are available on our website.

The University is a Bronze Athena Swan Award holder, currently working towards Silver.

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Group International Business Development Manager

Location: OXFORD Base (UK and International Travel)

This is a new, exciting opportunity to join a progressive education group with a strong track record in UK further education and which is currently expanding in the international, school and higher education sectors. You will play a key role in a small dynamic International team, taking responsibility for the recruitment of full-time international students and the development of bespoke courses and summer schools, all aimed at delivering a world-class student experience throughout all the stages of the learner journey

You will be responsible for growing student numbers and levels of income and will actively build strategic partnerships and key stakeholder networks in China, SE Asia and South America. Your work will involve identifying international market opportunities, presenting the Activate Learning course portfolio to these markets, attending exhibitions, presenting to delegations, visiting schools and agents as well as supporting the Group International Director of International Development with the strategic and operational planning of the group’s international portfolio.

Who we are looking for

As the successful candidate you will have a keen commercial approach and will already have built a strong track record in recruiting international students. You will have experience of making an impact in a further or higher education international office. Experience of working in China and South America, along with a proven ability to establish effective partnerships with agents and stakeholders is important,  as is the ability to produce comprehensive annual marketing, recruitment and business development plans for each country to ensure effective market penetration.

You will have excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills and be confident in dealing professionally with senior members of staff, both within Activate Learning and partner organisations, and be adept at handling and resolving challenging situations. You will be competent with the Microsoft office programmes including spread sheets and have excellent attention to detail. In addition you will be able to manage multiple deadlines and will have the ability to interpret and implement regulations and policy. A sound working knowledge of Tier 4 Status, HTS / UKVI regulations would be an asset to support International admissions which resides currently within Group Student Services.

Why Activate Learning

At Activate Learning, we transform lives through learning. Activate Learning is a pioneering education group that brings together secondaryfurther and higher education and schools along with workforce training, management consultancy and social enterprise.

Our colleges include; City of Oxford College; Reading College; Banbury and Bicester College and our schools include UTC Reading and UTC Oxford (Opening September 2015)
 
We empower people to go further in learning and in life, by recognising their uniqueness and by providing an environment which builds confidence and raises aspirations.

A full job description and person specification is available from sarah.roberts@activatelearning.ac.uk.

Activate Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Activate Learning is an equal opportunities employer.

Domestic Assistant/Store Person

University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Location: Cambridge
Salary: Not specified
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed on: 17th April 2015
Closes: 11th May 2015
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Corpus Christi College has a vacancy for a permanent part-time Domestic Assistant/Store person to join the team of housekeeping staff in Main College working Monday to Friday from 8am to 2pm (30 hours a week). Flexibility is required for occasional weekend work.

You will be part of a team of 19 staff reporting to the Head Housekeeper and within your team required to provide a first-class cleaning service for the College. Main duties involve disposing of recycled items, cleaning carpets, hanging curtains, delivering linen to staircases, sorting cleaning supplies and stock-taking. There will be cleaning of high profile areas and occasional moving of furniture from site to site so a full clean driving licence is an essential requirement. The role involves a certain amount of climbing of staircases in tall buildings and carrying heavy and awkward loads.

Applicants must be conscientious, hardworking and reliable with the ability to self-motivate and be proactive.  You will be required to have a good command of English for both written and verbal communication.  The ability to work well in a diverse team and on your own is essential as well as being a good time keeper, trustworthy and honest.  Applicants must have cleaning experience in a hotel or similar college environment and be able to demonstrate excellent cleaning skills. Knowledge of health and safety regulations with special reference to the COSHH and Manual Handling Regulations and NVQ Level 1 and 2 in Cleaning are essential.

You will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service Check if appointed.

Further particulars and details on how to apply are available on the College website at: http://www.corpus.cam.ac.uk/vacancies.

Enquiries

Further enquiries may be made to the HR Manager by email or telephone: recruitment@corpus.cam.ac.uk, telephone: +44 (0)1223 338044

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Administrator (Practice Partnership Forum)

University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire

Location: Hatfield
Salary: £22,685 to £25,513 pro rata pa
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Contract / Temporary
Placed on: 17th April 2015
Closes: 6th May 2015
Job Ref: 012461

Part time position working 18.5 hours per week (0.5 FTE)

Fixed term contract for a period of 9 months (maternity cover)

Do you have experience in servicing meetings or committees?  The School of Health and Social Work has a fixed term contract vacancy for an Administrator to service our Practice Partnership Forum.  Meetings are held quarterly in various locations in the South of England.  Therefore, you must be able to work flexibly and have access to transport in order to travel to these sites, as required.  Although you may take on a variety of administrative tasks, a proven track record of minute taking and servicing committees is of paramount importance.

In order to be successful, you will need to be flexible, enthusiastic and pro-active with excellent administrative and organisational skills. Excellent communication skills are required as you will be liaising with both internal and external stakeholders.  You must also be an effective team player as you will also be required to work as part of the Practice Placements Team taking on designated duties.

The University is required to meet UKVI visa regulations. Applicants who do not currently have the right to work in the UK will have to satisfy UKVI regulations before they can be appointed.                                                           

The University offers a range of benefits including a pension scheme, professional development, family friendly policies, child care vouchers, waiving of course fees for the children of staff at UH, discounted memberships at the Hertfordshire Sports Village and generous annual leave.

Apply online at http://www.herts.ac.uk/jobs

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