Careers Coordinator, Huddersfield, Kirklees, Skelmanthorpe, West Yorkshire

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Shelley CollegeHuddersfield, Kirklees, Skelmanthorpe, West Yorkshire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £20,833 - £22,227 per annum (actual salary)
Contract term: Permanent

Are you passionate about supporting children to determine their next steps after completing their education at Shelley College?

Do you have excellent organisation and administration skills?

Then this fantastic opportunity for a Careers Coordinator is for you! 

Shelley College is committed to supporting the development of all students, engaging them in careers guidance and supporting them in achieving their Personal Best, ultimately leading them to pursue challenging and relevant qualifications/pathways at the end of Year 11 and Year 13. 

As our Careers Coordinator you will give impartial careers information, advice and guidance in line with both legal and Ofsted requirements. You will engage students in understanding the various routes into Training, Education and Employment so they pick the most suitable journey for themselves. 

You will develop links with Universities, employers and apprenticeship providers to deliver meaningful and engaging sessions throughout the academic year to allow students to make informed decisions about their future.

You will be enthusiastic, committed and enjoy working with pupils aged 13-18, possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and have a desire to support pupils with moving on from school.

This position is permanent, 37 hours per week, term time plus 2 weeks.

Why us?

We offer a supportive working environment; excellent support and training and employee benefits including: childcare vouchers; an Employee Wellbeing Scheme; and Share Academy Savers.

Application Details: 

For more information please download the application pack. 

To apply, please click ’apply now’ and complete our online application form. 

The closing date is 11.59pm on Wednesday 24th January 2018   

The School

Shelley College is an outstanding school, with exceptional teachers and students. We believe in helping staff and students achieve their personal best and are keen to recruit the very best talent to our school.

We enjoy many advantages at Shelley College. As a National Support School and National Teaching School, we are at the centre of a network that aims to provide the very best professional and career development opportunities. We are also at the centre of an emerging academy chain of secondary and primary schools that share our values and want the very best for their students and staff. 

Whatever your role or whatever your career plans, we can help you achieve them.

Added to that, we possibly have the best rural location of any secondary school in the country, close enough to the cities of Leeds, Manchester and Sheffield for many of our staff to travel from these areas. Our staff are friendly and supportive of each other and there is a strong sense of a committed team working together.

The Trust

SHARE Multi Academy Trust is a small but growing partnership of primary and secondary schools based in the West and South Yorkshire area. Our aim is to provide an outstanding education for the children we teach by investing in the people in our organisation.

In order to be considered for interview, you must fully complete the application form and demonstrate your ability to meet the requirements of the job by giving clear, concise examples of how you meet each criterion. Any applications that do not demonstrate how your abilities, skills and experience meet the requirements of the role, or any applications that have incomplete sections, unanswered questions or ‘please see CV’ will not be taken through to the shortlisting stage.

Please note we cannot accept CVs as part of our safer recruitment process.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to enhanced DBS disclosure and a 'prohibition from teaching' check will be completed for all applicants.

We are committed to Equal Opportunities and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and characteristics.

Job location

More about Shelley College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Huddersfield Road, Shelley, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD8 8NL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1484 868777
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About Shelley College

Our Vision and Values

We want every one of our students and members of staff to enjoy coming to our school and for all of us to try our very best in everything we do. 

We aim to help everybody gain the knowledge, skills and...