16 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    5 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 June 2024

Job details

Job role

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 25 Hours Per week, 40 Weeks per year.

Contract type

Permanent

Actual salary

£15,610.72

What skills and experience we're looking for

At West Somerset College we aim to provide a rich and varied education for all of our students. We believe that ensuring students realise their full potential depends upon a continuous drive for excellence by our staff.

We are looking a person to give independent Careers advice and guidance to our students at West Somerset College. You will be working with students between Y9 to Y13 advising them on options suitable to their next steps in their life choices.

You will need to have a Minimum of Level 4 qualification in IAG, Careers Guidance or related area with good levels of literacy and numeracy. Or be willing to be trained to that level. Experience of dealing with young people and supporting students within an educational setting would be an advantage.

Closing date for applications: Midnight, Friday 5th July 2024.

What the school offers its staff

We believe in hiring for potential and this means that we value individuals for the knowledge skills and experience that they have developed in every aspect of their lives. If you don’t feel that you meet all of the criteria listed in the person specification, we would still encourage you to apply.

We care about our staff and provide a number of benefits in addition to salary including a positive and supportive working environment, employer pension contribution of at least 23%, generous annual leave entitlement for all-year round staff, on-site gyms, free parking, access to a retail discounts platform and Employee Assistance Programme. Helping you achieve a good work life balance is important to us. Lots of our colleagues work flexibly including part time hours and/or job shares and we are happy to discuss these opportunities with you.

We truly believe that diversity of thought, culture, background and perspective secure the best outcomes for our students. We strive to build teams that represent our local communities and welcome applications from individuals who identify as members of an under-represented group and in particular individuals who identify as BAME, disabled or LGBT. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Bridgwater & Taunton College Trust is dedicated to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share its commitment. Our mission is that all children achieve. A criminal disclosure check will be requested for any applicant who is offered a position.

Commitment to safeguarding

West Somerset College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share its commitment.  Our mission is that all children achieve. A criminal disclosure check will be requested for any applicant who is offered a position.

Applying for the job

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About West Somerset College

School type
Academy, ages 13 to 19
Education phase
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School size
775 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 19

West Somerset College is an all-inclusive College catering for 13 to 18 year olds, situated on the edge of Exmoor National Park.

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