Transition Co-Ordinator and Careers Lead

Sidestrand Hall School, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 0NH

8 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    8 December 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    22 November 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

Sidestrand Hall School is looking to appoint a highly motivated and dedicated Transition Co-ordinator and Careers Lead who will work closely with our teachers to support students and their families’ at all key stages, to prepare for the transition from school to college or other activities and to support them to work towards achieving the adult lives that they want.

The right candidate will relish the challenge of working with our pupils ensuring they are able to plan for the future. The post requires an empathetic and practical person who can understand the needs of families and students, and can then plan effective and personalised support for them. You will be a highly effective team player, an excellent communicator who will champion the causes of young people and their families.

The successful applicant will preferably have experience of working in schools or a careers environment. A working knowledge of Gatsby benchmarks would be beneficial.

What the school offers its staff

We are all immensely proud of our School. Sidestrand Hall School caters for pupils aged 7 – 19 years with wide ranging complex needs. The School stands in 15 acres of land on the North Norfolk Coast. We have a range of specialist facilities on site including gardens, greenhouse, woods with a bike trail, a go-kart track, mechanics and construction workshops, science lab, food technology room, sensory room, purpose built Sixth Form and residential units.

Our mission statement demonstrates our purpose as movingAchievement beyond Expectation.

Sidestrand Hall has a highly qualified, skilled and committed staff who guide and support pupils through a range of learning experiences which provide them with the skills, knowledge and qualifications they need. All pupils follow the National Curriculum differentiated to their needs and the extended curriculum offers opportunities for outdoor learning, developing independence and being an active member of the community.

Everypupil leaves Sidestrand Hall with Nationally recognised qualifications that prepare them for their next steps and work towards the outcomes of the SEN code of Practice, Preparing for Adulthood – Employment/Education, Independent Living, Community Participation and Good Health.

Commitment to safeguarding

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and you will be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced DBS check with barred list. If you have information to declare it may be protected under the Exceptions Orders and you may not be required to declare it. You will be asked to make a criminal conviction declaration if you are shortlisted for the post.

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About Sidestrand Hall School

School type
Special school, ages 7 to 19
School size
191 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 19
Phone number
01263 578144

School location

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