Student Welfare and Guidance Officer
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Full/part time: Full time, permanent position (35 hours per week)
Start Date: 3 September 2018
Reporting to: Director of Learner Services
Location: Big Creative Academy, Clifton Avenue, London E17 6HL
Big Creative Academy (BCA) is a post-16 free school specialising in the creative industries. We believe that teaching skills employers want and empowering young people to think reflectively enables positive outcomes for students and our wider community. Big Creative Academy is committed to wellbeing and excellent teaching. Our mission is to improve the lives of young people through high quality training and creative industry experiences. We have 300 learners studying vocational programmes progressing to higher education and employment.
What we are looking for:
We are looking for an enthusiastic and lively person with experience of providing advice and careers guidance to young people.
Main purpose of the role: To engage with and advise young people experiencing barriers to learning; to provide assessment and administration of bursary payments. To provide in class support for 'At Risk' students for behavioural and welfare reasons. To conduct and co-ordinate the learner work experience offer.
For full details of the role, please see the job description and person specification. For an informal conversation about the role please call Victoria Spence on 0208 498 3304. If you wish to apply please click on the Quick Apply button. The closing date for applications is Thursday 21 June 2018.
To find out more about Big Creative Academy and our approach to education please see our website: www.bigcreative.education
Big Creative Academy is an equal opportunities employer and positively welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding all learners enrolled on our programmes and appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory references being obtained, and an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check. Subject to timetables we are open to flexible working.