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Careers Advisor

Job title: Careers Advisor
Location: Coventry
Industry: Secondary Primary
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum
Reference: 0000192928_1655105637
Contact name: Aspire People Limited
Contact email: Rob@aspirepeople.co.uk

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Careers Advisor
Coventry
Full Time Permanent 35 hours a week Monday - Friday 8:30 - 4:30
Grade 7 - £30,492 - £39,890 FTE; Actual Salary £24,563 to £32,134 per annum

Aspire People are currently recruiting for a Careers Advisor to work for a fantastic School based in Coventry.
The role is Permanent position and looking to start ASAP following a successful interview.
Day to day responsibilities:
*Work with pupils and staff to raise aspirations and provide accurate and up-to-date advice and guidance on careers pathways.
*Work with the Head of Life Choices to produce / provide suitable careers materials and talks within the Life Choices framework.
*Advise pupils through the GCSE and A-level option processes. This should include at least one 1-to-1 conversation with each Year 11 pupil in the Autumn Term, and each Year 12 in the Spring Term.
*Oversee Unifrog and similar platforms.
*Organise a range of careers events both at lunchtimes and outside the school day.
*Plan, organise and promote work-related learning, such as industry days.
*Work with Heads of Department to incorporate work-related learning/enterprise opportunities into their schemes of work.
*Organise Year 9 careers forum in the Summer Term.
*Offer appointments for pupils and parents during academic Parents' Evenings.
Work Experience:
*Maintain a database of historic work-experience placement.
*Advise pupils how to obtain placements and collect feedback to monitor their effectiveness (the school does not directly arrange these placements).
*Develop effective links with external agencies/organisations, including the careers advisory service and local businesses.
Volunteering
*Work with the Teacher i/c Volunteering to develop volunteering opportunities for Sixth Form pupils.
*Maintain a database of all volunteering opportunities.
*Help with the monitoring of pupils in placements, including visits and regular email / phone contact with placements.
*Promote NCS to Year 11s for the summer following their GCSEs.
UCAS & apprenticeships
*Support the Head of Sixth Form in the administration of the university admissions (UCAS) process for Sixth Form, and advise pupils on university course choice.
*Run sessions on UCAS day, and as required by the Head of Sixth Form.
*Lead on the applications procedure for apprenticeships.
You will need be/have to:
*Working at or towards National Occupational Standards (NOS) in advice and guidance or Learning, Development and Support Services and knowledge / skills equivalent to current national qualifications in advice, guidance and advocacy level 4.

These are some fantastic opportunities and at Aspire People we listen to and care about our candidates. We will support and guide you to ensure we find the perfect role.

Please apply now and visit our website if you are interested in finding out more. www.aspirepeople.co.uk

To be able to be considered for these amazing positions, applicants must either have a DBS that is on the update service or be willing to pay £47.20 for a new one.

Aspire People Limited provides services as an Education Agency and an Education Employment Business. Aspire People is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects every candidate to share this commitment. Placements are subject, to appropriate Child Protection screening, including checks with former employers and the Disclosure and Barring Checks.

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