How would you like to help someone change their life? The Open University is the UK’s largest university. Uniquely we operate within the four nations of the UK.
Our vision is to work together to ensure that a growing number of learners in Wales recognise and enjoy the benefits of flexible and part-time distance learning with the Open University, making higher education open to all.
£33,797 - £40,322
26 March, 2020 - 12:00 midday
We are seeking a highly motivated and versatile individual to support our students and enquirers to succeed in achieving their educational goals. This is a general educational guidance role working across the Information, Advice & Guidance (IAG) Service where you will be focusing on the delivery and development of the Student Recruitment and Support team to prospective and current students, providing educational advice and guidance about courses, qualifications, regulations, careers and on course support for preparation, induction and learning skills development, predominantly by telephone and email.
£27,511 - £32,817
19 March, 2020 - 12:00 midday
We are seeking a highly motivated and versatile individual to manage a team of frontline staff delivering information and advice services to students and prospective students as we work together to ensure that a growing number of learners in Wales recognise and enjoy the benefits of part-time distance learning with the Open University. Working within the Student Recruitment and Support Team the role has the following key elements: to effectively manage, coach and develop a team of frontline Advisors and Senior Advisors, ensuring that quality, service standards and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are met.
Our tutor recruitment website provides you with all the information you need to find out about teaching roles and includes details of our current teaching vacancies and how to apply.
The Open University is a progressive learning organisation driven by core values of openness and access to opportunity. The rewards and benefits we offer our staff reflect this.
We pay competitive salaries to enable us to recruit and retain high-calibre people.
To reward your hard work and for a great work life balance, we offer a generous annual leave entitlement of up to 33 days for academic, in addition to all bank and other public holidays.
We live by the belief that earning while you learn should be accessible for all those who want to fulfil their potential, which is why we provide opportunities for staff to study whilst they work and we can cover your fees for courses with us. Our lively and dynamic team are constantly developing and so this is a fantastic development benefit.
Staff have the option of contributing to an attractive pension scheme called Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS).
Further information about the staff benefits are available here.
The Open University in Wales office is in the heart of Cardiff’s vibrant City Centre. We are located on Custom House Street, opposite John Lewis and the Marriot hotel. Being in the city centre means that we are very accessible as we are only a 5-minute walk away from Cardiff Central train station, and there are many bus routes in to Cardiff city centre that lead to our office.
Our world-leading innovative research and development ranks in the top third of UK universities. It influences policy and practices from local to global levels.
Over 10,000 students across Wales are currently studying with The Open University.
We have award winning students - including John Spence who won the Adult Learner of the Year award 2018 and Charlotte Bailey was named the winner of the Rising Star award at the 2018 Womenspire awards.
We are partnered with the BBC and have co-produced many of the programmes that you watch on TV including, Civilisations, Hugh's Wild West and The Met: Policing London
Our leading academics worked on the prestigious BBC/ OU co-production Blue Planet II.
Explore our qualifications and courses by requesting one of our prospectuses today.