Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    26 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    12 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Will consider full time, term time
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£30,034 to £34,180
Actual salary
£26,726 to £30,415

Job summary

Applications are welcomed for the position of University and Career Education Lead.

This exciting opportunity presents the successful candidate with the chance to lead and grow a department that is nationally recognised for its excellence in CEIAG. As one of the first schools in the country to achieve all eight Gatsby Benchmarks and as a long-time holder of Investors in Careers, they will be responsible for the strategic leadership and management of all areas of careers and progression to university and further education, working closely with the Sixth Form and PSHEE teams. They will work in a dynamic and stimulating environment, supporting students to achieve their potential and helping to shape ambitious, confident, independent and creative young people.

The successful candidate will have strong communication, administrative and leadership skills. They will either have Level 6 or higher qualifications in career guidance and development or be prepared to be supported by the school to achieve these. They will have an excellent understanding of the UCAS process and experience of working with students applying for competitive university places and degree apprenticeships, including Oxbridge, Russell Group/top-20, and medicine, dentistry and veterinary sciences.

The potential for expansion of the University and Career Education department, and with it their role, makes this a perfect opportunity for an aspirational individual with the vision and leadership skills to develop exemplary provision.

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1174 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

About Simon Langton Girls' Grammar School

Simon Langton Girls’ Grammar School is a highly respected selective Voluntary Controlled Girls’ Grammar School that places students’ academic success on a par with their wellbeing, creating a unique learning community where every individual matters. Students attending the school are aged between 11-18 years and the school has a student roll of about 1,200 students (with approx. 300 pupils in our mixed Sixth Form).

Simon Langton Girls’ Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application via the Disclosure & Barring Service and a check against the ISA Barred list for children.

School location

Old Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3EW

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