Twyford Church of England High School, Acton, London W3 9PP is seeking to appoint a
Careers Information, Advice and Guidance Administrator – to start as soon as possible
Salary: Grade 6, scale points 18 - 20 (£27,369pa - £28,356pa)
35 hours/week, 52 weeks/year*
Plus 1 hour per day accrued time
Closing date: 12 noon on Thursday 23rd January 2020
Interview date: Tbc – Thursday 30th January likely
We are looking for a Careers Information Advice and Guidance Administrator to support the Careers Leader with the planning and implementation of a whole school Careers Strategy, to work with pastoral leaders to ensure Careers Information, Advice and Guidance opportunities are embedded within the pastoral curriculum, and to provide individual and small group Careers Information, Advice and Guidance to students at significant stages in their GCSE options, Post 16 and Post 18 options. The new post-holder will also oversee the administration of the Work Experience Programme for students in Y10 and Y12.
The new post holder will join an enthusiastic School Administration team, and will share some general responsibilities and tasks with the other members of the team. S/he must be able to work professionally under pressure to meet deadlines, and operate flexibly within the changing needs of the school. Excellent communication skills are essential as is enthusiasm, commitment and a willingness to play an active role in the life of the school.
Hours of work are 8.00am – 4.30pm, including 1 additional hour to be worked each day from 3.30 – 4.30pm. These additional hours will be accrued and taken as time in lieu during school holidays or other closures when the office is less busy.
For more information about the school please visit the Twyford Trust and Twyford school websites. For more information about the role please see the Job Description on the Twyford Trust website at: http://www.twyfordacademies.org.uk/recruitment/vacancies
Successful Candidates will have:
• Experience of providing progression and careers advice / other guidance to young people
• An interest in the care of young people and their progression in career pathways
• A Levels, and GCSE passes in English and Maths, or equivalent, and an excellent standard of written English
• Excellent ICT and organisational skills
• Customer service experience
• A professional attitude and excellent attendance
• Excellent relationships at all levels
• Training and development opportunities
• Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme
The Twyford Trust
The Twyford Trust was established in October 2011 to enable an existing School, Twyford CE High School, to build on its successes and look outward to the large number of parents who were eager to become part of its community. The Twyford Trust aims to deliver outstanding education in a comprehensive school setting, and embraces the Twyford School motto ‘Life in all its fullness’, encouraging students to use their individual gifts wisely and well. Supported by the London Diocesan Board for Schools (LDBS), the Trust is the overarching organisation which provides support for all Trust schools. The Trust comprises four schools in the London Borough of Ealing.
Twyford CE High School, Acton
Twyford CE High School was set up by the LDBS in 1981. The school has an excellent reputation and is rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted (May 2012) and SIAMS (April 2017). It has developed specialisms in Music and Modern Foreign Languages, as well as a large and highly successful Sixth Form in which Maths, Maths and Computing are the largest areas. Since its inception the school has grown considerably and now admits around 975 students aged 11 to 16, and an additional 500 students to the Sixth Form.
How to apply
Please visit the Vacancies page of the Twyford Trust website http://www.twyfordacademies.org.uk/recruitment/vacancies for more information about how to apply, and to download a Job description, Application Form and Letter to Applicants.
Applications must be submitted to HR/Recruitment at Twyford School by the closing date and time above. They can be posted to Twyford Church of England Academies Trust, c/o Twyford Church of England School, Twyford Crescent, Acton, London W3 9PP or emailed to email@example.com. Please do not submit applications by fax.
The Twyford Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undergo the child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) and references from previous employers. For more information about the DBS please see https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.
The post-holder will also be expected to read and adhere to the Trust’s Child Protection Policy, and any other Safeguarding documents stated within this.