Head of Careers, Bedford

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Bedford Girls' SchoolBedford
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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £31,000 to £34,000 pro rata per annum Actual salary (£20,108 to £22,054 per annum)
Contract term: Permanent

30 hours per week, Term Time only plus two weeks

£31,000 to £34,000 pro rata per annum

Actual salary (£20,108 to £22,054 per annum)

This is an exciting opportunity to lead our excellent Careers Department in a vibrant, innovative school. 

The ideal candidate is forward thinking, aware of the changing needs of the workplace and keen to ensure that we fully prepare our young women for the dynamism of the 21st century. The ability to work with young adults is essential and the successful applicant must have excellent coaching, listening and advising skills. The candidate must be proactive in forging wide links with universities, professional associations, and businesses.

As a school which embraces technology we are looking for a candidate who will make use of on-line opportunities to help expand the student’s career horizons. 

The post would suit a person who is keen to make a difference to the professional development of our successful young women.

An application pack with detailed job description and person specification can be downloaded from our website www.bedfordgirlsschool.co.uk/jobs or requested by email from hr@bedfordgirlsschool.co.uk.

Closing Date: 12 noon 19 March 2018

Interview Date: 21 March 2018

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. The 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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