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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£24,966.00 Annually (Actual) 37 hours per week, Term time plus INSET days

Careers Advisor job summary

Oakgrove School has an exciting opportunity to appoint a Careers Advisor to join our highly experienced and dedicated Careers team from September 2024. Careers Information, Education and Guidance (CIEG) is recognised as playing an important role in motivating students, promoting equality of opportunity and maximising their academic and personal achievements whilst at Oakgrove School and beyond. In March 2022 Oakgrove School achieved The Quality in Careers Standard, which fully incorporates the Gatsby Benchmarks.

The Careers Advisor will be responsible for providing careers advice and guidance to our students, keeping student action plans up to date and communicating with parents/carers and key staff. The role will also include supporting the Careers team with events and admin. The team consists of Careers Lead on Leadership - Careers Managers - Work Experience Lead - Primary Careers Link - Careers in Curriculum Link and other Careers Advisor support.

We provide tailored careers guidance to selected KS3 students and all students in Key Stage 4 and 5 to help them find the best route into their chosen career path or discuss different education and career options available to them if they don't have a career in mind yet. In addition to this we have strong links with our Primary School to provide early careers support and understanding. At our secondary school site we have 300 students in each year group and we have a sixth form of 400 students.

The successful candidate will need to be personable and well organised in addition to having a good foundation of knowledge about careers and hold a Level 6 qualification in Careers Advice and Guidance.

The desired working pattern for this role is 8am - 4pm Monday to Friday. This position will require some evening work to support at open events and parents evenings for which compensation will be provided.

For more information about this role or the school, please email hr@oakgrove.school

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Oakgrove School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 19
School size
2418 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19

School location

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