Position: Careers and Aspirations Manager
Salary: SO1 £24,598 - £26,117
Employer: Community Schools Trust
Location: E7, London Borough of Newham
Contract Type: Full time, 36 hours per week, term time plus two (40 weeks)
Contract Term: Permanent
Closing Date: Tuesday 18th September 2018
Start date: Immediate
FGCS is a high performing school. We were rated outstanding by Ofsted in February 2016 and are currently rated 6th best school nationally for progress in 2017. We are looking for a committed, hardworking and effective Careers and Aspirations Manager to join our team. If you wish to join our inspirational school, you will have a passion for raising aspirations of students, together with the skills necessary to advise, inform and guide students on post-16 options.
This is a school where staff can Fly, Grow, Connect and Strive in their careers, embodying our school motto. All new staff are allocated a dedicated mentor and receive a comprehensive induction process to help them settle into their new role.
The acronym below summarises the salient benefits of working here:
Fast career progression, we promote 60% of our staff within three years
Great place to work, with supportive colleagues, well-behaved pupils and a positive atmosphere
CPD is bespoke and tailored to staff needs to ensure best practice according to your role
Standards are high - we expect the best and nothing less
Successful applicants will a bespoke induction programme, enjoy high quality CPD in an extremely supportive environment, as well as outstanding opportunities for personal career development.
We are a well-resourced school with results above the national average at 76% of students achieving a grade 4 (old grade C) or higher in English and Maths, and 64% of students achieving a grade 5 (old strong grade C) in English and Maths. Our progress 8 score is +1.30. We are the highest performing community school in Newham. We are committed to every child doing well during their time at FGCS and providing them with the right skills, qualifications and characteristics to be successful in their future.
If you want to work in a school where the students are passionate about learning and you want to be part of the high performing team that turns this passion into a reality, then we really want to hear from you. For more information about the post please contact Mrs Suzanne Keshodia by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 020 8534 8666. You can also visit our website to find out more about the school.
Completed applications should be submitted by 12.00pm, Tuesday 18th September 2018. Interviews will take place the week after.
FGCS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in our school and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. In order to meet this responsibility, we follow a rigorous selection process and all successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and satisfactory references.