Career Development Co-ordinator, Burnley

Closing date:

Sir John Thursby Community CollegeBurnley

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £15,988
Contract term: Permanent

Career Development Co-ordinator  

APT & C Grade 6

34 hours per week, Term time only + 1 week non term time  

Actual Starting Salary: £ 15988 per annum 

Sir John Thursby College is an oversubscribed 11-16 college.  This year our students achieved the highest set of GCSE results in the college’s history.  Our ethos of ‘everyone exceeds expectations’ doesn’t just apply to our students.  We work in a culture that is built on humility, innovation, challenge and support.  Together we aim to make a difference to the lives of the young people in our care. 

Due to internal promotion, we are now looking to appoint a highly organised and capable Career Development Co-ordinator. 

The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to provide advice and guidance for pupils in relation to careers education and educational pathways. You must be able to communicate effectively with staff, students and parents and have the ability to foster good relationships with local employers to support the development of our young people.  You should be able to work flexibly and on your own initiative to prioritise workloads to ensure effective work experience and work-related learning programmes are implemented to motivate pupils, raise achievement and enable students to raise their aspirations.    

Application Pack available to download: 

• from the school website:

• from Lancashire County Council website:

• or by telephoning 01282 682313

• or by emailing   

College Address:  Sir John Thursby community College, Eastern Avenue, Burnley  BB10 2AT  

Closing Date:  9am Thursday 28th September 2017

Interview Date: Thursday 5th October 2017   

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils and the appointment will be conditional upon DBS enhanced clearance.

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More about Sir John Thursby Community College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Eastern Avenue, Burnley, Lancashire, BB10 2AT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1282 682 313
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