Careers Coordinator, Mill Hill, London NW7

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Copthall SchoolMill Hill, London NW7

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £27,801 - £30,324 FTE depending on experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Headteacher: Ms E Forde

Careers Coordinator

22.5 hours per week (41 weeks per year)

£27,801 - £30,324 FTE, depending on experience

We are looking to attract a Careers expert with excellent interpersonal and presentation skills plus the proven ability to support young people and adults in developing their progression into further/higher education, employability and apprenticeships.

You will have proven ability to develop effective relationships and networks. You will ensure delivery of high quality and relevant career-related interventions to learners and prospective students to include: CEIAG, drop in advice, guidance interviews, tutorial presentations, CV workshops, events, work experience, apprenticeships, job search skills, preparation for work, intranet resources and workshops on careers and UCAS 

This is a crucial role to support students to make well informed and realistic decisions regarding education/training options in order to allow them to achieve their best potential and ambitions. Candidates will need to have relevant qualifications in IAG or the willingness to train in order to achieve them. 

Copthall School is a culturally diverse and inclusive all girls secondary school based in Mill Hill, Barnet. Our Science results are consistently strong with our 2017 results at GCSE and A-Level above national averages. Our thriving Sixth Form which is in the top 12% of schools for A Level results (ALPS grade 2) offers both A Level and Vocational pathways and we boast an excellent success rate in University applications. 

Copthall has seen rapid improvements in standards across the school. Following our recent Ofsted inspection, Copthall has been awarded the status of ‘Good’. ‘By implementing systems to raise staffs and pupils’ aspirations, leaders have established a culture of high expectations. As a result, the school has secured marked improvements to learning and pupils progress’. The full report can be accessed using the following link:

The successful candidate will be expected to have:

  • have proven experience of working or the desire to work successfully with students of      all abilities
  • be committed to our ethos of high expectations and no excuses with the belief that every child can succeed
  • have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of pupils.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to:

  • Join a supportive team that has a good track record for student outcomes
  • Access to continuous staff development. 

Copthall School is committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults. 

Appointment is subject to a clear DBS check to an enhanced level. 

Application forms must be completed and are available from the School website: or by phoning the school office on 020 8959 1937. 

Completed forms should be returned directly to Copthall School at the above address or via email to

Closing date:  Monday 25th June 2018 (12 noon) 

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More about Copthall School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Pursley Road, Mill Hill, London, NW7 2EP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8959 1937
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Copthall School is a non-denominational girls' secondary school with sixth form in Mill Hill, north-west London. There are around 1,070 girls on the school roll, 197 of whom are enrolled in 16-19 study programmes. 

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