Careers & Work Related Learning Advisor

Heckmondwike Grammar School, Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire, WF16 0AH

This job expired on 15 August 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    5 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    15 August 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 July 2022

Job details

Working pattern

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  • 37 hours per week Term Time (including 5 training days), and 10 additional days made up of support around the exams results period and occasional evenings as required. Working hours to be agreed with post holder. We are advertising this role as full time, 37 hours per week, but we are open to accepting applications that would like to be considered for this post, but would prefer to work between 23 to 37 hours, salary would be adjusted accordingly to reflect these hours. Please state your preference on the application form.

Contract type



SCP 25-29 £30,095 to £33,486 pro rata (£26,838.72 to £29,862.81 actual salary)

Careers & Work Related Learning Advisor job summary

Careers & Work Related Learning Advisor 

Are you an enthusiastic and suitably qualified Careers & Work Related Learning Advisor? 

Then this will be the job for you. To provide impartial careers education, information and guidance (CEIAG) to our students, in accordance with statutory requirements and guidelines.  

Department Information 

 At Heckmondwike Grammar School Academy Trust we have a dedicated Careers Resource Centre where students have access to ICT facilities, the latest careers software and an extensive range of literature. The centre is open throughout the school day. 

 Professionally qualified and experienced careers staff are employed by the school to offer careers advice and guidance. Students can request individual careers appointments, outside of school hours. Careers Advisers are also available for consultation at parents’ evenings for pupils in all year groups. 

 We have constructed a very useful careers website, which provides relevant information and links to assist students and their families in making well-informed decisions about their future Higher Education and Career choices. The website also sign posts students to The National Careers Service help-line and website, as well as other independent and impartial sources of careers guidance. 

The careers team also maintain a SharePoint and Twitter account and contribute regularly to weekly school newsletters for parents and students. Careers Education is an integral part of the school Personal Development programme. 

To complement the careers programme we also have a well-established programme of guest speakers from Higher Education and Industry. 

 The Careers Department holds The Quality in Careers Standard and is working towards meeting all Gatsby benchmarks in full. 

 What Will You Bring To The Role?

 • Initiative and ability to prioritise

, organise and manage own workload 

• Ability to work effectively to timescales and deadlines 

• Ability to communicate effectively with staff and students at all levels

 • Ability to contribute to the wider school life

 • Energy and enthusiasm

 • Suitability to work with young people 

 Specific responsibilities are set out in a detailed job description. 

 In return we can offer: 

 • Interesting work as a key member of a supportive team

 • A learning-centred school where the best possible practice is the priority 

• The opportunity to develop personally and professionally

 • A vibrant, supportive community of like-minded individuals

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About Heckmondwike Grammar School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1553 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Why Should You Apply?

Heckmondwike Grammar School is a unique school, with students who are eager to learn, keen to know more and want to enjoy their educational experiences. It is exceptional in many ways: a very diverse school community that produces results of the highest quality. We work effectively with the young people, really care about them and their futures and have an ultimate success measure of enabling them to proceed to where they want to go.

In return, we offer a competitive salary and membership to a Local Government pension scheme.

If you are interested in this position then please visit the vacancies section of our website

Completed applications should be sent by email to: recruitment@heckgrammar.co.uk.

Further information about the school is available on the school website www.heckgrammar.co.uk

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