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Education Outreach Fellows

Are you enthusiastic about engaging young people in Higher Education?  Are you passionate about your programme of study?  Would you like inspire young people and help prepare them for university by sharing your interests, knowledge and research skills?

The University’s Educational Engagement department works with young learners aged 11-19 on inspirational, fun and interactive activities to raise awareness of, and aspirations towards, higher education.  As an Education Outreach Fellow, you will work as part of a highly motivated, professional team supporting our school liaison work with young people and their teachers by delivering a range of progression and enhancement activities both on and off campus.  

You can specialise in developing and delivering workshops to support students undertaking an Extended Project (EPQ/IB/Pre-U) or focus on producing subject specific activities related to your academic area: 

• Arts  (Design, English, Fine Art, Theatre, Languages, History, Music, Media, Philosophy, Religious Studies)
• Health Sciences (Medicine, Dentistry, Psychology, Nursing, Midwifery, Social work)
• Social Sciences (Business, Education, Geography, Geology, Law, Politics, International Studies, Sociology)
• STEM (Chemistry, Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics)

You will be required to act as a positive ambassador for the University and higher education.  You will work with young people from a range or backgrounds in varying audience sizes so you should possess strong communication and presentation skills.

Work in this post is available throughout the academic year.  Hours are designed to be flexible around your studies.  The number of hours you work is dependent on your existing academic commitments and the activity requests we receive from schools/colleges.  

You should clearly mark on your application the reference code of the opportunity in which you are interested. Any queries should be directed to the appropriate recruiting contact:


Reference Code


EOF   (Arts)


Sarah   Richardson

EOF   (Chemistry)


Louise   Crabtree

EOF (Engineering) 


Ruth   Holland

EOF   (Computer Science) 


Ruth   Holland

EOF   (Health Sciences)


Teresa   Storey

EOF   (Maths)


Ruth   Holland

EOF   (Social Sciences)


Mark   Patterson

EOF   (Extended Projects)


Clara   Hiskey

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Student Education Service
School/Institute:  Admissions & Recruitment
Section:  Educational Engagement
Category:  Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade:  Grade 6
Salary:  £14.85 per hour
Post Type:  Hourly/Variable
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (to August 2019)
Release Date:  Monday 17 September 2018
Closing Date:  Wednesday 10 October 2018
Reference:  EOFELLOWS18
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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