Learning Support & Engagement Manager
Scale 5, currently £27,214 to £29,729 per annum
Hours per week: 37.5


Fircroft is a residential college occupying a former Cadbury family home, set in six acres of beautiful grounds in Selly Oak, Birmingham. We were originally founded to provide educational opportunities for some of the most disadvantaged and excluded members of society. One hundred years on from the birth of Fircroft College, its mission of ‘social justice’ is more relevant than ever. Fircroft is a thriving and ambitious College, our values are embedded throughout the organisation and we are consistently nominated for sector and professional awards as an employer.
We are looking to appoint a Learning Support & Engagement Manager to lead and manage a
progressive and inclusive student support and engagement service within the College. The post
holder will create and manage a culture of empowerment and improvement which is student centred and personal, allowing students to become as independent as possible in their learning. As part of the role, you’ll also strategically develop the learning support service to create a vision of outstanding support. You’ll also develop and manage the student engagement policy and plan to ensure there is an outstanding level of engagement with students which is progressive and student centred.

To be considered for this role you must have experience of managing, developing and co-ordinating a support team or equivalent. You will have a management qualification at level 4 or above and will have experience in managing EDI activity across an organisation.
The right person will be someone who enjoys working at a fast pace with a variety of different tasks, who is self-managed with a strong work ethic, who has a positive outlook and a ‘can do’ attitude and is a completer / finisher.
Benefits at Fircroft include free parking, free lunch, free hot drinks, generous annual leave, generous pension scheme, health cash plan, NUS discount cards, a unique working environment, 6 acres of beautiful grounds and a passion for education, social justice and community improvement.

If you meet the criteria above and would like to apply for this role please download the
application form and equal opportunities form to complete and return to us by the closing date.

Closing date for this post is: 27 January 2022
Interviews to take place: TBC

This College is committed to equality of opportunity, safeguarding and promoting the welfare
of vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Learning Support and Engagement Manager

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Form