Aspirations, Careers and Work Experience Lead, Bournemouth

Closing date:

The Bishop of Winchester AcademyBournemouth

Date posted:
Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Salary Scale Point: SCP24 - 27 (dependent on experience) FTE: £22,401 - £24,657 (this will be pro-rated in line with Academy Terms and Conditions)
Contract term: Permanent

Aspirations, Careers and Work Experience Lead 

35 hours per week

40 weeks per year (Term Time Plus 1 week)

The Bishop of Winchester Academy is an oversubscribed and thriving Church of England School, recognised by Ofsted as ‘Improving the life chances of all our pupils’ (May 2017). There are exciting opportunities to join our motivated and ambitious team driven by the mantra of high expectations – no excuses. 

We are looking to appoint  an Aspirations, Careers and Work Experience Lead to provide high quality, independent information enabling our students to make informed realistic decisions about their future learning and employment pathways.

The successful candidate may have previous experience but could also be a graduate candidate who is passionate about changing and shaping the lives for our young people

This is a good opportunity for someone who has had experience in education or alternatively no experience but looking to progress and develop the skills and qualifications required to become an effective aspirational leader. 

We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic Aspirations, Careers and Work Experience Lead who will:

  • Provide a comprehensive Careers advice service for students 11-18 years
  •  be passionate and committed to raising the aspirations of our young people. 
  • Arrange Work Experience
  • Liaise with employers
  • Provide support, encouragement and engagement to all students, promoting our high expectations - no excuses ethos at all times. 
  • Ensure staff, students and parents are aware of CEIAG support and availability and lead sessions to raise awareness as appropriate.

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in an academy that has 21st century facilities, and will improve the lives of future generations of students and the community in Bournemouth.

We are proud of our unique Christian ethos and links with the local church communities. We welcome applications from prospective new staff prepared to share in the experience of school improvement.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Rigorous checks will be undertaken of the successful applicant’s background credentials, including enhanced DBS checks.

The Principal is happy to offer tours of the Academy to prospective candidates. For an application pack please email Francesca Welsh, HR at, addressing your covering letter to Mr Paul McKeown, Principal.

Closing date for applications: 14th December 2018

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More about The Bishop of Winchester Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Mallard Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH8 9PW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1202 512697
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