This job expired on 20 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    20 October 2021 at 8:00am

  • Date listed

    8 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Full time
37 hours per week, 43 weeks per year (plus staff development days)
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Kent Range 9

Job summary

CAREERS LEAD
37 hours per week (43 weeks per year plus 5 staff development days)
Kent Range 9: £28,736 - £33,142 pa (pro rata to £30,034 - £34,180 pa)

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented and skilled Careers Lead to take prime responsibility and accountability for the delivery of the school’s programme of careers advice and guidance (SIRIUS). You will have the confidence and authority to lead colleagues, make decisions, and enact reforms to ensure that the school meets the Gatsby Benchmarks, CDI Framework and secures the Quality in Careers Standard.

You will hold a relevant careers qualification and should have the knowledge and skills to lead a careers programme that prepares young people for further education, training, apprenticeship and recruitment opportunities in the open market, and career event management. Organising your own workload, you will establish and maintain links with support agencies; work with students face to face and in group settings; with excellent IT skills to deliver an outstanding and relevant careers advice service to years 7 - 13. You should also be first aid trained or willing to train.

Highworth Grammar School is an over-subscribed 11 – 18, selective Girls’ school of 1534 students with 459 students in the sixth form (71 boys). We are situated in the South East of England, with excellent transport links to both the rest of Kent and London.

The school was judged to be Outstanding in all areas in June 2013. In 2019 our A Level results placed us in top 25% of schools nationally.

Further information and an application form are available from our website: www.highworth.kent.sch.uk

Closing Date: Wednesday 20th October at 8am

Completed applications should be returned to: HR@highworth.kent.sch.uk

Applications will be considered in the order in which they are received. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and Highworth Grammar School reserves the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.

Highworth Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. An Enhanced DBS check is required for this post

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1519 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01233 624910

About Highworth Grammar School

Highworth Grammar School is an over-subscribed 11 – 18, selective girls’ school of 1534 students with 459 students in the Sixth Form (71 boys). We are situated in the South East of England, with excellent transport links to both the rest of Kent and London.

The school was judged to be Outstanding in all areas in June 2013. Last summer our A Level results placed us in the top 25% of schools nationally.

Academic results are consistently high and Highworth is indeed a great place to teach. Why not come and be a part of our exciting future?

School location

Maidstone Road, Ashford, Kent, TN24 8UD

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