Campus Community Lead x4

Location: Multi site Salary: £39,496 - £44,464 per annum - pro rata for part time roles Closing Date: 14th July 2024


  • 1 x Full Time, Permanent, South Bristol Skills Academy (BS14)
  • 1 x Full Time, Permanent, College Green Centre (BS1)
  • 1 x Part Time 0.5, Permanent, Ashley Down Centre (BS7)
  • 1 x Part Time 0.5, Permanent, Parkway and Advanced Engineering Centres (BS34)

Please Note: The part time positions can be taken up individually or combined to make a full-time position.

Location: 1 x South Bristol Skills Academy (BS14), 1 x College Green Centre (BS1), 1 x Ashley Down Centre (BS7), 1 x Parkway and Advanced Engineering Centres (BS34). With frequent travel across our various college centres.

About the role:

This exciting position has a broad and critical role within the College. The Campus Community Lead is a lead College advocate and ambassador for our learners and has responsibility for overall campus community cohesion and environment.

What will I be doing?

This role will spread the development of local community connections, develop the College site as a community asset, ensure effective communication and cohesion within the campus, manage alumni relationships, and lead or support site-based events. The Campus Community Lead will also maintain consistent and effective student behaviour management in line with the College’s Student Code of Conduct, Positive Attendance Behaviour and Commitment to Study (ABC) policy, and Trauma-Informed policy. Additionally, the role involves developing and promoting innovative and impactful Sustainability and Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) initiatives. The Campus Community Lead role will play a crucial role in fostering a vibrant, inclusive, and sustainable campus environment.

The role will see you working closely with colleagues and students throughout the organisation to foster a culture of high-quality customer service, flexibility and responsiveness, in line with the College’s high aspirations for learners.

You will be responsible for developing and nurturing strategic community related partnerships with external and internal stakeholders to support our organisation’s mission and community initiatives. You will play a pivotal role in identifying partnership opportunities, fostering relationships, and ensuring collaborative efforts that drive positive social impact and community engagement.

What do I need to be successful?

You will be qualified to at least level 3 (or equivalent) with a specialist qualification in teaching, welfare, youth work, or a related field, or equivalent relevant work experience. The ideal candidate should have a successful track record of motivating a wide range of young people and managing challenging behaviour.

Candidates should possess a broad knowledge and understanding of the key national and local issues affecting participation and achievement in post-16 education. Additionally, we are seeking someone with a strong people-cantered vision for developing a trauma-informed and impactful campus community culture and environment.

Our Benefits:

  • A generous holiday entitlement of 30 holiday days, plus bank holidays pro-rata for part time roles. Also, 10 closure days which fall over Christmas to spend time with friends and families.
  • Membership to the Local Government Pension Scheme with employer contributions of 18.0 %
  • Great discounts on hair and beauty treatments offered on site
  • Family-friendly policies including flexible and hybrid working working, compassionate leave, enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave, parental leave, job share and fostering friendly leave
  • Up to 3 days paid volunteer leave
  • Excellent facilities including study centres, City Salon, multi-faith prayer rooms, bike storage, City Restaurant (situated at College Green and at SBSA), refectories
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • A variety of online shopping discounts and offers and cash health plan
  • Plus, a supportive package to ensure continuous professional development.

Contact us:

If you would like to find out more about this role, please contact the recruiting manager, Jenna Cains (Head of Student Experience), on who will be happy to discuss the role in more detail.

About us:

At City of Bristol College, we have one goal: to help our students succeed. We offer the widest range of academic and vocational qualifications in the area, with more than 1,000 courses available from entry to degree level.  We provide education and training to approximately 12,000 students each year. The College is made up of five centres across Bristol and each centre offers excellent, well-equipped, purpose-built facilities. In addition, we have a wide range of community partners allowing us to offer courses in venues across the city. More information about the College can be found on our website. 

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed.  We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join us.

We are also committed to becoming a Trauma informed setting. We recognise that some of our students have experienced adversity and Trauma and that for some, these experiences may be an ongoing part of everyday life. With this awareness a Trauma Informed approach is embedded in how we work in all departments across the college and this is enhanced by regular staff training and support.

City of Bristol College is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. The search of the online presence will be conducted for the successful candidates. All new employees to the College are required to complete and obtain an enhanced DBS disclosure. A copy of our Safeguarding Policy can be found on the College website

Please see our Please see our Job Description, Person Specification, Conditions of Service and Applicant information   for more information.  

Closing date: 14 July 2024

Interview dates: 22 and 23 July 2024 


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