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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    28 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    13 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Will consider full time, term time
37 hours per week 41 weeks per year
Contract type
Fixed term (1 year in the first instance)
£23,361 to £26,113

Job summary

Following the promotion of our previous Careers Lead to a more strategic post outside of the multi academy trust, we are looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking Careers Advisor to join Heanor Gate Spencer Academy. The successful candidate will play a key role in raising aspirations and supporting students to make informed choices about their future and achieve their career goals. Applicants must be qualified to a minimum of Level 4 and must be willing to work towards CIAG level 6 within 12 months.
To support the Vice Principal (current Careers Lead) in developing and maintaining an effective careers and work-related learning provision, which is regularly reviewed to ensure that the academy and students needs are met. To be responsible for the delivery of the school’s programme of career advice and guidance and for ensuring that the school meets the Gatsby benchmarks and work towards the Career mark re-validation. To develop links with outside agencies, providers, business and employers to ensure our students have meaningful opportunities to explore future opportunities and experience the world of work.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1357 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01773 716396

About Heanor Gate Spencer Academy

Heanor Gate Spencer Academy
Heanor Gate Spencer Academy is a ‘good’ secondary school and sixth form (Ofsted March 2017) with a strong commitment to ongoing professional development. Over the past 5 years we have developed a fantastic culture amongst the students which is rooted in strong discipline and has culminated in a student body full of aspiration, commitment and success. The staff buy into the hashtag #TeamHeanor and this ethos of collegiality, team values and moral compass is what makes the unique working environment at Heanor Gate so enjoyable and fulfilling.
We believe that through an ethos of ‘Aspire, Learn and Achieve’, all of our students will achieve their very best educational outcomes. This ethos is at the heart of everything that we do. We want our students to believe that they can achieve whatever they want to with hard work, resilience and self-motivation.
We deliver a challenging yet inspiring curriculum and an unrivalled level of academic and pastoral support, and believe that what we offer students will support them to achieve success in the classroom and beyond; academically, personally and socially. We aim to instil students with a love of learning as well as helping them to become responsible, independent members of the community.
To ensure that our students succeed, we promote the following values:

• Ambitious – aim high and strive to achieve your best
• Supportive – help others within the school community and beyond
• Proud – take pride in your work, your successes and our school
• Independent – take ownership for your own learning
• Resilient – show resilience in the face of challenge
• Equipped – be organised and prepared.

As part of the Spencer Academies Trust, we work alongside other schools in ensuring we deliver the very best education possible.

School location

Kirkley Drive, Heanor, Derbyshire, DE75 7RA

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