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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible, subject to pre-employment checks

  • Closing date

    17 April 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    21 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 25 hours per week – working hours negotiable to include some flexible hybrid working for the right candidate

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£32,909 - £35,411

Actual salary

£19,702 - £21,200

Pay scale

Grade H

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to the post of Careers Lead, to join our hardworking team here at LCS. The Careers Lead will take responsibility for the delivery of Littleover Community School’s programme of careers advice and guidance, including across the Sixth Form.

We are looking for candidates who:

  • Have experience of leading a careers team, including teachers, administrators, external partners, and any other staff members who deliver careers support and guidance
  • Have experience preparing and implementing career guidance development plans, as well as planning the programme of activity in careers guidance with external careers advisors
  • Are able to review and evaluate careers guidance and provide information for school improvement planning, Ofsted, Career mark validation and other purposes
  • Have experience managing the work of careers staff and support tutors who are delivering careers advice
  • Have experience building relationships, establishing and developing links with outside agencies, such as education colleges, apprenticeship providers, universities and employers
  • Can report on guidance advice to the Senior Management Team and Governors
  • Are able to work independently, but also effectively as part of a team
  • Have a flexible attitude to work and a willingness to adapt to change

What the school offers its staff

Leaders have high expectations. They have created an inclusive and academic culture. Teachers have excellent subject knowledge. They use their expertise to engage pupils. Pupils’ behaviour in lessons is calm and focused. Learning is not disrupted by any poor behaviour. (Ofsted Inspection Report 2022)

Littleover Community School is a diverse and highly successful comprehensive school, with consistently outstanding levels of attainment and progress across the curriculum. We are proud of our academic record, and of the pastoral care which maintains a feeling of community in a large and expanding school.

Commitment to safeguarding

Littleover Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory enhanced level DBS disclosure with a children’s barred list check, two satisfactory references and successful completion of vetting procedures.

In accordance with the statutory guidance, Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE), an online search will be conducted as part of due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

Copies of our Safeguarding Policy, along with other school policies, are available at:

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About Littleover Community School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1828 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01332 513219

Littleover Community School is a Derby City Council, 11-18 co-educational, comprehensive school. Our school is situated four miles to the south west of the centre of Derby, in pleasant, spacious grounds and has a proud academic and pastoral record. Many teachers, after thriving here and developing their skills, go on to posts of responsibility here or elsewhere. Others, happy to work in a school which values effective classroom teaching above all else, stay here and contribute hugely over the years.

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