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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    30 November 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    16 November 2023

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Full-time equivalent salary

£22,536.00 Annually (Actual) 37 hours, Term Time plus INSET days, plus two weeks in the Summer. Salary is negotiable for an excellent candidate who already holds a Level 6 Careers qualification.

Careers Guidance Practitioner job summary

Oakgrove Secondary School has a very exciting opportunity to appoint a Careers Guidance Practitioner. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing Careers advice and guidance to our students, keeping student action plans up to date and communicating with parents/careers and key staff, supporting in planning careers events and having the opportunity to design and deliver small group Career activities and trips across the year groups. At our secondary site we have 300 students in each year group and we have a sixth form of 400 students. 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. In March 2022 Oakgrove School achieved The Quality in Careers Standard. The successful candidate will be joining a highly experienced team currently made up of an SLT Link, Careers Manager and Careers Assistant.

The successful candidate will need to be personable and well organised in addition to have a good foundation of knowledge about Careers. The successful candidate should also hold a Level 6 qualification in Careers Advice and Guidance or a Level 4 Careers qualification and be willing to complete L6 - training will be provided. Salary is negotiable for an excellent candidate who already holds a Level 6 Careers qualification.

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. Attached is a draft job description which highlights the variety of duties that a Careers Guidance Practitioner may be asked to complete, many of these duties are shared with other members of the Careers team and we are happy to tailor some duties based on skill set and expertise.

If you would like more information about this position or the school, please email hr@oakgrove.school  

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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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