Policy Officer

Organisation Association of Colleges London Region

Location Policy Officer Central

Hours of Work

Salary & Benefits Circa up to £27,453 per annum

Closing Date 30 March


https://www.aoc.co.uk/vacancies/policy-officer-centralKey Accountabilities & Responsibilities:
 Implement the policy 'Fit for College, Fit for Work, Fit for Life' with a focus on one of the key strategic outcomes – Education, Employment and Health.
 Monitor developments in relation to education policy, funding, inspection and other issues of importance to colleges, and work with AoC Sport staff and AoC regional offices to interpret these, assessing and communicating the impact on college sport.
 Work with AoC regional offices to strengthen and develop college sport networks and develop effective communications with colleges.
 Support, guide and advise colleges on matters relating to sports policy and programmes, national and regional funding streams, new developments in the sector, facility development and strategic planning.  
 Support colleges to develop cross college sport strategies, advocate the value of sport and explore and promote methods of sustaining sport within colleges in the long term.
 Work strategically with CSPs to inform and advise them on key policy changes, interpret data and insight and apply at a local level in the college context.
 Support the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Sport England programmes in colleges.
 Support the work of the national AoC Sport team, the AoC Communications team and AoC regional offices, to communicate regularly with member colleges and to seek opportunities to promote college sport, including responding to and engaging with local media and participating in conferences and events.
 Represent the sector and promote college interests on external boards and groups where appropriate. 
 Speak at regional and local conferences, and attend other meetings in the regions to ensure that sport is being addressed on the agendas of college staff responsible for PR, Marketing, Finance, student services, curriculum and quality.  


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