Employability Adviser, Birmingham

Closing date:

Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form CollegeBirmingham

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Point 29 which is currently £23,496 per annum. (This will be pro-rata for term time only.)
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking a highly motivated and adaptable Employability Adviser for our Adult Learning Directorate. As an experienced and qualified provider of employment information or careers you will be responsible for co-ordinating careers education, and supporting students to find employment. Substantial liaison with local employers and statutory agencies will involve some travel between local centres will be required. 

The ideal candidate will have an excellent understanding of the local job market, being aware of the opportunities available for employment, education and training for adult students. You will need to be enthusiastic with a good understanding of our students’ needs. In addition, you will need to have excellent organisational, record keeping and good communication skills. Experience of working in a further or adult education environment would be an advantage but is not essential.  

If successful, you would play a vital role in the College, which is graded as ‘outstanding’ in all categories by Ofsted. We excel in providing a broad, inclusive and high-quality education to all of our learners. We were featured in the 2019 Parliamentary Review for best practice in further education for the second time and were awarded the Teachers’ Development Trust (TDT) Award this year for our comprehensive package of innovative and high impact professional development. 

Our College is situated within easy reach of Birmingham City Centre, in a state of the art building with superbly equipped classrooms and outstanding facilities. 

If you want to play a part in shaping a successful future for our students we would really like to hear from you.  

This is a full-time (36.5 hours per week), term-time plus an additional 5 days to be agreed by the line manager. The salary will be paid based on the Colleges’ Support staff scale, point 29 which is currently £23,496 per annum. (This will be pro-rata for term time only.) 

Closing date: Monday 30th March 2020 (to arrive no later than 12 noon).

For job details and an application pack please visit https://www.jcc.ac.uk/about-jcc/vacancies/ or e-mail personnel@jcc.ac.uk.  Alternatively, please call 0121 446 2255 for an application pack or if you require the information in a different format.  

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to respect this commitment.  All posts will be subject satisfactory reference and an enhanced DBS check. Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College is an equal opportunity employer; we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

More about Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 1 Belgrave Road, Highgate, Birmingham, West Midlands, B12 9FF, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 121 446 2200
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About Us

Joseph Chamberlain College is a popular and highly successful Sixth Form College that was established in 1983 and now offers a wide range of academic courses at all levels to around 2300 school leavers and approximately 700 adults on a separ...