The Careers Advice Team is expanding and would like to recruit a full or part-time Careers Adviser.
The salary stated will be adjusted based on dates worked, term time only. We are able to be flexible on the specific days worked for part-time contracts. We are ideally looking for careers advisers who would be interested in working in South East London and Essex.
You will provide Careers Advice and Guidance to students within your allocated academies but you must be willing to work across other academies in and around London. Team meetings and events often take place at our head office in Croydon but on a daily basis, you will be based in your link academies. The role will involve working closely with the Federation Careers Consultant and the Careers Team to design, plan and deliver an informed offer for students. This will include careers interview, structured curriculum projects, off-site careers-related activities and a centrally planned programme of events.
As part of Harris, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education in London. With regular progression opportunities and outstanding CPD for support staff, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in our central team or in one of our 47 academies. Our aim is to help you achieve your ambitions more quickly.
As part of the Harris Federation, we can offer you a range of benefits, including:
- The opportunity to develop and grow your career within the Federation.
- Performance and loyalty bonus
- Pension scheme (LGPS) and access to our Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan, covering a range of health and wellbeing benefits
- Bicycle Purchase and ICT loans
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What we are looking for
We look for talented individuals who want to be a part of transforming education in London, and helping create exceptional places of learning. We would like to hear from you if:
- You hold a Diploma in Careers Guidance or Qualification in Careers Guidance to Level 6 (essential)
- You have experience of developing and delivering CEIAG within an education setting
- You have experience of successfully motivating students to plan and achieve their career goals
- You are a good communicator with the ability to develop strong working relationships with a wide range of people.
Please download the job pack for a full job description and person specification.
The Harris Federation
The Harris Federation is the leading large Multi Academy Trust in the country for both primary and secondary education. We have an established reputation in transforming education in London and an unrivalled track record in achieving success through rapid school improvement.
Closing the gap between young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and their peers has always been a core mission of the Harris Federation. We have transformed standards in schools that had, in some cases, failed for generations before joining the Harris Federation. Social mobility is the Holy Grail for the pupils we serve. The key to their futures is a high quality education.
We want every child in London to have the best possible education, enabling them to fulfil their potential and decide their own future.
We look for motivated support staff who are committed to helping us transform lives and who will share our belief that every child has the potential to do well.
Applications will be reviewed as and when received and we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Please download the job pack for a full job description and person specification.
Harris academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. In line with our commitments to safeguarding, the Harris Federation uses preferred agencies and is unable to work with any agencies where Terms of Business have not been agreed by both parties prior to an engagement.