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Cathedral Schools Trust Careers Advisor

St Katherine's SchoolNorth Somerset

Cathedral Schools Trust Careers Advisor

Full-time 37 hours per week/Term Time including INSET days


Salary: £24964 -£27292 per annum

Are you qualified to provide robust and impartial careers, education, information and guidance (CEIAG) to students aged 11-18, to assist their progression into employment, Higher or Further education, training or Apprenticeships? If you can develop and coordinate appropriate information, advice and guidance alongside supporting in the organisation of Work Experience and a wide variety of careers based activities to develop students career management skills and widen participation then we want to hear from you.  

As our Trust Careers Advisor you can expect to lead on the programme of Careers Personal Guidance delivered to students across Trust secondary schools and take an active role in supporting Careers Leaders in delivering the CEIAG programmes.  In the first year this role will be split between Bristol Cathedral Choir School and St Katherine’s School.  

The person appointed should hold a relevant careers guidance qualification to level 6 or above (or currently be working towards) and have an up to date knowledge of the various careers and further education opportunities available to secondary school students. It would be desirable to be registered with CDI. 

Cathedral Schools Trust consists of three Secondary Schools (St Katherine’s School, Bristol Cathedral Choir School, Trinity Academy).  With both the oldest and newest schools in the city as part of our family, Cathedral Schools Trust offers a unique combination of historic foundations and new opportunities. The Trust includes 3 secondary schools and 6 primary schools. We are a fully inclusive MAT, with both non-faith community schools and Church of England schools, that celebrates diversity and encourages excellence for all members of our community.  You can find out about the Trust and the individual schools by visiting

This is an exciting opportunity to work for a multi-academy trust committed to high expectations and excellent provision for all. The Trust provides flexible and adaptable learning and development opportunities for all staff, and is committed to the development of future leaders in education. Professional development is further supported by the work of the Teaching School Alliance as well as external events, e-learning, networking opportunities and cross-trust working. 

We are looking for applicants with a passion for young people to drive their success even further. 

In return, you can expect effective support and challenge from our strong leadership team along with a hardworking, talented and passionate staff body. 

If you would like an informal discussion about the role before submitting your application please email Mr Paul Mann, Head of Business Studies and Careers/Employability Lead,  to arrange this.

If you can demonstrate that you possess the necessary experience, knowledge, qualifications and skills and aspire to our vision and values, we would like to hear from you. 

Please include a letter of application in the online supporting statement section of your application. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts at Cathedral Schools Trust are subject to pre-employment checks including, but not limited to, initial and periodic enhanced level checks with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Cathedral Schools Trust recognises the strength in diversity. Our schools have a wide range of cultural, socio economic and religious influences and we use this to ensure that we broaden our understanding of each other and the world.  We welcome applications of all backgrounds but particularly welcome those from BAME backgrounds as we recognise that our staff team does not currently reflect the diversity of our student body.

As part of our commitment to equal opportunities, we ask that all applications are made using our application form and are accompanied by an equal opportunities form. The equal opportunities form is anonymous and is not shared with the shortlisting panel.

Closing Date: Midnight 5 December 2021

Successful applicants will be called to interview on the week beginning 13 December 2021. 

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