Student Engagement Officer

£19,931 per annum (£17,236 actual)

Posted 1 week ago | ref: 240078


Role - Student Engagement Officer

Salary - £19,931 per annum (£17,236 actual)

Hours - 37 hours per week, 38 weeks per year

Contract - Permanent

Location - Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

QRS are looking for an enthusiastic Student Engagement Officer, working on a term time only basis of 37 hours per week over 38 weeks.

If you are interested in this role then please send over a copy of your CV and a cover letter to

As the Student Engagement Officer, you will work with all staff within the Student Support team and Directorate to ensure that visibility and promotion of the Students’ Union and Student Engagement are clear and well embedded. You will promote and develop Student Activities as well as organise and deliver engaging events for students.

The successful candidate will have the ability to relate to and motivate young people from diverse backgrounds and with diverse educational experiences. You will also have a clear understanding on how outstanding Student Engagement can be achieved. You will need to be qualified to Level 3 in a relevant area such as Youth Work, as well as a Level 2 qualification in English and Math.

Your main duties and responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to the following areas:

  • Developing a positive and constructive relationship with students to enhance their personal and social education and enable them to fully participate in college activities
  • Identify and challenge inappropriate behaviour responding immediately to incidents and disturbances using a range of interventions and de-escalation techniques to ensure a timely resolve
  • Being part of the emergency response team, including First Aid, Mental Health First Aid (MHFA), Student Searches and Fire Evacuation procedure
  • Acting as an advocate for students when required
  • Supporting the enrolment and induction process
  • Contributing to the ongoing development and monitoring of the Student Involvement Strategy and supporting the election and training of class representatives and the Student Union body
  • Developing and promoting a full enrichment programme for students including Wellbeing initiatives across the college and providing reports on engagement activities for the leadership and management team

Normal working hours of 8.30am to 5.00pm, Monday to Thursday and 8.30am to 4.30pm on a Friday.


The College offers many good employment benefits including 30 days holiday entitlement plus Christmas close down (or additional payment for hourly employees), access to the Local Government Pension scheme, and many on-site benefits and facilities, including a gym and on-site nursery. This position will be based at our Peterborough Park Crescent site.

If you are interested in this role then please send over a copy of your CV and a cover letter to

QRS promotes equal rights and is an employment business under The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003. Work is undertaken on a self-employed basis under contract with QRS. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required for all QRS assignments. All positions advertised by QRS comply with the Agency Workers Regulations 2010.