Educational Outreach Fellows in Arts

University of Leeds

Educational Outreach Fellows (Arts)

Salary: Grade 6 (£15.80 per hour)

Please note that this role is only open to current University of Leeds postgraduate students studying Arts.

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

The University of Leeds is one of the top 135 universities in the world.  We have a truly global community, with more than 39,000 students from 170 different countries and over 9,000 staff of 100 different nationalities.  Established in 1904, we have a strong tradition of academic excellence, reflected in first-class student education, along with world-leading research that has a real impact around the globe. 

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 (EOF), 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 and online.   

In this role, you will specialise in developing, organising and delivering workshops related to your academic area. Currently we are recruiting Education Outreach Arts Fellows from the following academic schools: 

  • School of Design (1 vacancy)
  • School of Fine Art, History of Art and cultural Studies (1 vacancy)
  • School of English (2 vacancies)
  • School of History (2 vacancies)

School of Languages, Cultures and Societies:

  • Spanish (1 vacancy)
  • French (1 vacancy)
  • German (1 vacancy)
  • Media (1 vacancy)
  • Classics (1 vacancy)

School of Performance and Cultural Industries:

  • Drama/Applied Theatre (1 vacancy)

School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science:

  • Religious Studies (1 vacancy)
  • Philosophy (1 vacancy)

Please note that shortlisting decisions may be informed by the amount of interest in a particular subject area to ensure that we fill all available vacancies. 

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 and colleges.   

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Alex Peel, Educational Engagement Officer (Arts)


Location: Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service: Professional Services
School/Institute: Educational Engagement
Category: Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade: Grade 6
Salary: Hourly rate £15.80
Post Type: Hourly/Variable
Contract Type: Fixed Term (31 December 2023 - for the sole purpose of completing a task or a project)
Release Date: Friday 09 September 2022
Closing Date: Sunday 09 October 2022
Reference: PSEDE1037