Careers and Higher Education Advisor, Staffordshire

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Newcastle-Under-Lyme SchoolStaffordshire
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Start date: Immediate / as soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £16,720 - £18,240 (28 hours) depending on experience
Contract term: Permanent

An enthusiastic and experienced Careers and Higher Education Advisor is required to work in an exciting role within a busy School, developing and expanding on the existing careers strategy.  

The role will suit someone with relevant experience and qualifications at higher educational level and professional qualifications in the realm of careers. The role will involve developing and implementing effective strategy and providing comprehensive careers advice to pupils from Year 7 through to Sixth Form. As such the successful applicant with have experience of providing advice and guidance to young people, liaising with parents and outside agencies, excellent communication and organisational skills, a passion for careers with commitment and a strong work ethic.

Newcastle-under-Lyme-School is the region’s leading independent school and attracts pupils aged 3-18, from a large area of North Staffordshire, South Cheshire and North Shropshire. The school sits on an attractive 30 acre site in close proximity to Newcastle-under-Lyme town centre. The school has an enviable reputation for academic excellence and is also well known for its high standards in sport, music and drama.

With Manchester and Birmingham less than an hour away and excellent rail and road links, the school is in an advantageous position within the country. Newcastle-under-Lyme itself is surrounded by small towns and pretty villages and is in easy reach of the Peak District and North Wales. 

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The role constitutes regulated activity and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check, with a check of the children’s barred list, is required for this position, in addition to other pre-employment checks. Registered charity no. 1124463.

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