Head of Student Wellbeing & Engagement


We are seeking to recruit a dynamic individual to join our Student Wellbeing & Engagement team. The key focus of this role is to ensure that effective and responsive support is provided to every student to enable them to achieve their full potential. This post holder will lead and manage a highly effective team to engage with and support students throughout their journey.


We are looking for someone with a Level 3 or 4 (or equivalent), Degree or HND qualification and Level 3 or above management qualification. You must also hold a minimum of a Level 2 safeguarding qualification.


37 hours per week, all year round


21.6% employer contribution through Local Government Pension Scheme

Frequently Asked Questions

Normal working hours of 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 4.30pm Friday

Yes extensive free parking is available at all our locations.

Sponsorship and financial support to achieve Degree Level and Professional qualifications is available upon application.

We have an on-site nursery at our Peterborough Campus rated outstanding by Ofsted, and also offer childcare vouchers to support nursery fees here and at other locations.

Our generous holiday entitlement starting from 41 day paid leave for full-time employees also hugely supports our working parents, and for some roles term-time only contracts are available.


You will also find above average occupational maternity and adoption benefits with up to 12 months off work, and access to paternity and shared parental leave scheme.

The Senior Leadership Team truly care for the wellbeing of staff and students and are actively involved in not only ensuring professional training is available, but that support for personal and professional problems is also accessible. Our free ‘Employee Assistance Programme’ offers access to a wide range of wellbeing resources and programmes including a counselling helpline if required.

Aside from delivering above-average generous holiday and pension benefits, we offer awards and vouchers, and encourage contribution to recognition schemes to ensure staff feel valued and appreciated.

Both locations offer impressive on-site gym and fitness suites, free-parking, well-stocked libraries, and a number of eateries including a Costa at Peterborough and a Starbucks at Stamford.

Peterborough College also has an on-site nursery rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.



Peterborough College

Salary (£)

£39,003 per annum

Job type



41 days paid holiday. This includes 8 bank holidays and 3 concessionary days – to be calculated pro rata.

Closing Date