Careers Adviser

Closing Date:    Wednesday 10th July 11am - Interviews will be held as soon as possible after the closing date 
Start date:          September 2019
Contract type:  Part Time 20 hours per week, Term-Time + 2 additional weeks during School Holidays
Salary:                 NJC Grade J (Points 21-23) Actual Salary £14,284 - £15,121 (FTE Salary £29,636 - £31,371)
Contract term:  Permanent

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced career’s professional to join us as our school Careers Advisor and work in a forward thinking school in which careers and employability education is a key strategic priority.  

The successful candidate will be knowledgeable of current good Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) practice, proactive in keeping this knowledge up to date, highly organised, and have excellent communication skills enabling them to build strong relationships with a range of people including; pupils, parents, teaching and support staff and outside agencies.  They will have an enthusiastic, innovative and dynamic approach to CEIAG and in the delivery of the careers and employability programme throughout the school

The Careers Adviser will work predominantly with the Head of Careers to deliver the CEIAG strategy. They will also work closely with the Head of Corsham6th, Curriculum Team Leaders, Heads of House and Head of PSHE to deliver a coordinated, engaging, comprehensive, and dynamic careers and employability programme as directed and managed by the Head of Careers.

The successful candidate will provide CEIAG to our students to enable them to develop their career choices and enhance their employability. In this role you will be confident to conduct 1-1 career advice sessions with our students and offer them impartial careers guidance. You’ll need to work with school staff and stakeholders to gather and provide information on the student’s attitudes/needs, their employment issues and developments in relevant career areas as well as offer general careers support.

If you want to help guide our students towards their chosen career path and offer advice on the next steps they need to take we would love to hear from you.

The School

The Corsham School is part of a small Multi Academy Trust serving the market town of Corsham and surrounding villages. It is situated in North Wiltshire, on the outskirts of the Cotswolds, 8 miles from Bath and within easy reach of the M4.

The Corsham School offers a full programme of induction and support; we are committed to staff well-being, are a very happy school and staff morale is high.

The Corsham School is a member of the Leading Edge Partnership and is Transforming in three aspects of the SSAT’s Foundation for Exceptional Education, we have: -

  • Enthusiastic, friendly and hardworking students with excellent attitudes to learning
  • A caring and supportive department, staff body and wider school community
  • A commitment to professional development and career progression opportunities

As part of the remuneration package The Corsham School Academy Group offers excellent Employee Benefits, including a Contributory Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to Work Scheme and Childcare Vouchers, together with discounts on High Street shopping, Cinema Tickets and Holidays. 

If you wish to apply for this position, please apply via the application form. A separate letter (no more than 2 sides A4) should indicate how your qualifications and experience make you a suitable candidate for this post.

Please download and complete the Application Form, and return to the school via email to: headssecretary@corsham.wilts.sch.uk

The Corsham School Academy Group is committed to safeguarding children and young people.

This appointment is subject to the school receiving two satisfactory references, one of which will include your current/last employer. This appointment is also subject to you providing relevant documents to the school proving your legal right to work in the UK, clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service of an enhanced check for regulated activity, and confirmation of your professional qualifications.

On acceptance of a job offer a pre-employment health check will be completed. The appointment is conditional on all of the above being satisfactory.