Educational Outreach Fellows Research Skills
Please note that this role is only open to current University of Leeds postgraduate students
Are you enthusiastic about engaging young people in Higher Education? Are you passionate about your programme of study? Would you like to inspire young people and help prepare them for university by sharing your interests, knowledge and research skills?
The University’s Educational Engagement department works with young learners aged 11-19 on inspirational, fun and interactive activities to raise awareness of, and aspirations towards, higher education. As an Education Outreach Fellow, you will work as part of a highly motivated, professional team supporting our school liaison work with young people and their teachers by delivering a range of progression and enhancement activities both on and off campus.
In this role, you will specialise in developing and delivering workshops to encourage engagement in research skills, particularly the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) and the Extended Essay in the International Baccalaureate (IB).
You will be required to act as a positive ambassador for the University and higher education. You will work with young people from a range or backgrounds in varying audience sizes so you should possess strong communication and presentation skills.
Work in this post is available throughout the academic year. Hours are designed to be flexible around your studies. The number of hours you work is dependent on your existing academic commitments and the activity requests we receive from schools/colleges.
To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:
Matt Elliott, Senior Education Outreach Officer
Location: Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service: Student Education Service
School/Institute: Admissions & Recruitment
Section: Educational Engagement
Category: Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade: Grade 6
Salary: £27,511 to £32,817 p.a. pro rata
Post Type: Hourly/Variable
Contract Type: Fixed Term (Until 31/12/2020)
Closing Date: Sunday 13 October 2019
Downloads: Candidate Brief