• Location: One Canal Parade,
  • Hours: Full time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Language: English

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STARN Project Coordinator

Cardiff and Vale College
An exciting opportunity has arisen at Cardiff and Vale College for a STARN Project Coordinator. Reporting to the Assistant Principal, the role will be responsible for supporting the College to Coordinate the STARN project in the planning, coordination and delivery across the college, to include:

  • Manage the process of early identification of young people who are at risk of leaving college and becoming NEET.
  • Liaise with relevant managers within the College, to implement the "At Risk of Leaving" strategy to identify and action internal signposting across the CAVC Group.
  • Ensure compliance with UKSPF criteria: Manage the collection and organisation of documentation to align with UKSPF eligibility requirements. Ensure all staff adhere to compliance guidelines and maintain accurate records of support.
  • Work with Departments to ensure that reports and mapping of any restorative actions and signposting is completed in a timely fashion.
  • Coordinate Engagement Officers: Direct the efforts of Engagement Officers to implement targeted group interventions, focusing on student engagement and retention.

The successful candidate will demonstrate experience in leading and motivating a team to achieve project goals in addition to experience of working with young people and adult learners who are at risk of becoming disengaged from education, training or employment. You will also have substantive experience of communicating effectively with people at all levels within an educational setting and experience with early identification processes and student support services.

You will embrace our CAVC values and be Inspirational, Inclusive and Influential towards our learners, colleagues and partners.

Whilst the ability to speak Welsh is not essential for the role, we would love to hear from candidates who are fluent and can engage with learners through the medium of Welsh.

In return for your hard work and dedication to our learners we offer fantastic benefits including a generous pension scheme, cash health plan, employee assistance programme, access to our Cycle to Work, Headspace app and access to money saving benefits through our Reward Gateway scheme.

Applications are to be made using the Cardiff and Vale College application form only. CV applications are not accepted.

The closing date for completed applications is 12pm on 22/07/2024

To find out more or apply go to or contact the Human Resources Department on 02920250311 or

All vacancies are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and employment will not commence without a valid up to date DBS check. This is a contractual agreement that must be in place before your employment starts. The College's procedure for the Suitability of Ex-offenders for Employment is available upon request.

Your employment with Cardiff and Vale College will also be dependent on suitable reference checks, before you are able to commence employment, Cardiff and Vale College must have received two references, one being from your present or most recent employer. We will contact your referees upon appointment.

These are contractual agreements that must be in place before your employment can commence.

We are committed to the recruitment and retention of disabled people, and are a positive disability confident scheme employer.