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    26 February 2024 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    10 February 2024

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£29,683.00 - £33,042.00 Annually (Actual)

Business Engagement Coordinator job summary

This unique role will allow the successful candidate to change the lives of young people as they support them into employment through a pioneering programme which balances school with long-term work placements.

We are looking for a dynamic, well-organised, self-starter to join our Sixth Form team and to develop links with local businesses, to arrange work placements, and to support students through the extended placements. Our Pre-Apprenticeship programme sees pupils in school for half the week and in a work placement for the other half. Starting in September 2024, our first cohort of 27 students are already enjoying successful work placement experiences, and some have even been offered jobs or apprenticeships already.

The successful candidate will support effective and efficient administration to the sixth form, and careers provisions. The Business Engagement Coordinator will be confident in communicating via email, telephone and face-to-face, they will be well organised and will support prospective employers, students and parents.

We expect the successful candidate to take an active interest in understanding the processes and priorities of being part of a dynamic sixth form with the ability to work as part of a team as well as having a caring, positive attitude and being a good listener.

Saracens High School has a family ethos and is committed to supporting staff in this rewarding job, while recognising the stress it puts upon us. With generous teacher loadings, the opportunity for colleagues to take family days, and access to a staff counsellor, we do all we can to look after our staff.

With strong ties to the wider Saracens organisation, we base all we do on the values Discipline, Hard Work, Honesty, and Humility. Our family ethos focuses on character development and making memories, as much as outstanding academic attainment. Last year, KS4 progress was in the top 20% nationally, and our contextual value-added was in the top 2%.

Our aim is to develop aspirational life-long learners, who will thrive in their chosen career path, embracing our values, and demonstrating a strong moral purpose and a desire to make a positive contribution to society and their local community. (Hear Paul Dix speak about Saracens High School here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Utm3ocGeII)

Saracens High School is a secondary school which opened in September 2018 for Year 7 pupils, growing each year until the school is full in 2024 (1130 pupils). We serve a wonderfully diverse community in the Colindale area of North London, which also has exceptional transport links with the Northern Line (Colindale) and mainline trains (Mill Hill Broadway), and easy access to main commute routes (M1, A1, A41).

Actual salary range £29,683 to £33,403 for term time only plus 3 weeks.

Start date: Negotiable

If you have any questions or would like a general conversation with the Principal about the role, please email the Principal directly principal@saracenshigh.org

The closing date is 15:00 on Monday 26 February 2024. Interviews will be held the following week.

Saracens Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS check.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Trustees and Governors recognise their responsibility under section 175 of the Education Act 2002 to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. We are committed to working with other organisations and agencies to ensure good arrangements within the school to identify assess and support those children who are suffering harm or at risk of harm.
The principles on which our policies are based apply to all trustees, governors, staff and volunteers working in or with the school.

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About Saracens High School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
827 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Saracens High School is a new secondary school which opened in September 2018. This year we have our first cohort of Year 11s sitting exams in the summer and we open our Sixth Form in September 2023.

The school is located in the Colindale area of North London with easy access to the Northern Line (Colindale) and mainline rail (Mill Hill Broadway) as well as the M1 and A1.

We will moved into our brand new state of the art building in the autumn of 2021.

Learn more about the school at our website www.saracenshigh.org or here https://www.tes.com/jobs/employer/saracens-high-school-1168079

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