Head of Careers, Greenwich, London

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Colfe's SchoolGreenwich, London

Date posted:
Start date: Summer 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: competitive
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic professional to take charge of careers provision at Colfe’s Senior School to start in the summer of 2019. The Head of Careers will support students in all aspects of careers education and the university application process in order to ensure they are well informed and prepared for the next stage of their education and future careers. We recognise that good career advice is vital to informing choices, broadening horizons and better equipping our pupils for life.

An enthusiasm for working with young people is essential, as is an ability to communicate effectively with other staff and with parents. An in-depth knowledge of current trends in careers provision, university requirements, alternative career paths and the UCAS application process is desirable.  The successful candidate will have meticulous attention to detail and good written and computer skills.

The job is term time only (including INSET days); 25 hours per week - 10.00 to 15.00 Monday to Friday. There may be some degree of flexibility with these hours. Two weeks during the school holidays are expected, one of these to be the week of the A level results in August and the other is flexible. Occasional evenings during term time are required for parent evenings and admissions events.

Responsible to: The Deputy Head (or other member of the Senior Management Team as directed) and the Director of Sixth Form




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More about Colfe's School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Horn Park Lane, London, SE12 8AW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 88522283
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THE AIMS OF THE SCHOOL    

At Colfe's we set out to:
• promote excellence in all areas and to develop each pupil’s abilities and character to the full; 

• provide innovative academic teaching which adds value and foster learning ...