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Head of Careers and Employability

Emanuel SchoolWandsworth

We are looking for a well-qualified, highly personable and professional Head of Careers and Employability to lead on directing, communicating and organising future career pathways for our leaving students. 

In this key position, you will implement an engaging, informative and aspirational careers programme, suitable for students with a wide range of career interests. The role has a vital part to play in the success of the school and we wish our careers service to become award winning over time and seen as a key reason to select the school. With a focus on the sixth form, there is significant publicity and communications and engagement across all year groups and sections. 

The role will suit an individual with experience of managing a careers and higher education support service in a school or sixth form environment. You will be required to have a comprehensive understanding of the evolving careers market, work experience, apprenticeships and internships, as well as knowledge of university applications including international, creative arts courses and all other post-18 options. You will also support the higher education application process under the direction of the Director of Higher Education.

Why Emanuel?

Emanuel is a leading independent day school in south-west London. Pupils are happy, confident and kind, led by a community of supportive teachers who are dedicated to helping each child achieve their best. The staff environment is warm and welcoming, with dedicated initiatives to help individual wellbeing that include:

• Defined pension contribution scheme, with up to 10% employer contribution and life insurance cover

• Free lunch on site during term time

• Simply Health healthcare plan, including flu jabs, online GP service and counselling

• Discounts in local shops, restaurants and businesses

• Season ticket loans

• Training and development support

To apply please click the apply button.

The closing date for applications is Monday 13 December 2021 at 9am.

Interviews likely to take place on Thursday 16 December 2021.

We welcome early applications and we may interview candidates before the closing date.

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. Emanuel School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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