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Careers Advisor

  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: SCH/24/286601
  • Published: Fri 05/07/2024, 15:24 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 31/07/2024, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 21.6 hours per week
  • Salary: Scale: SO1 Spinal 23-25. Actual pro rata salary £18,667 - £19,187
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Norlington School & 6th Form. Norlington Road, Leyton, London, , Waltham Forest

Careers Advisor

 

Pay Scale: SO1 Spinal 23-25

Annual Actual Salary £18,667 - £19,187. Part-Time: 3 days a week

(With opportunity to work flexibly which will be discussed at interview. Will be required to meet with students.)

Permanent Contract/Term-Time only (45.6 weeks a year)

Start: September 2024

 

Norlington School and 6th Form is a small 11-16 boys’ school with a mixed 6th Form. Over the past 10 years the school has transformed itself into one of the highest performing schools in the country and has been recognised by the Minister for State Schools on three separate occasions for student achievement. Over the past 4 years the school has grown in size to 162 students per cohort and remains oversubscribed.

 

Norlington was judged to be a 'good school' by Ofsted in November 2023;

 

Throughout the school, including in the sixth form, pupils are welcoming and respectful,’

 

‘Across the school, pupils achieve highly.’

 

'Pupils behave well in lessons and around the school. They rise to the high expectations set by staff

 

Staff are well supported with their well-being and workload. They are proud to be part of the school community.’

 

‘…. staff, pupils and parents and carers said that they felt that they belong to the ‘Norlington family.’

 

The school has an excellent CPD programme and is committed to developing all staff, as we continue to provide all our students with outstanding learning experiences. This includes three staff training afternoons, two department meetings and one twilight training session every 6 weeks. Lessons finish for students at 1:30pm on a Friday.

 

We are seeking to appoint a Careers Advisor to support the implementation of the school’s careers plan. You will work with a range of pupils and provide them with impartial careers information, opportunities for learning and advice and guidance to enable them to develop and implement career management skills.

You will have previous knowledge of this areas and have good research skills and keep up to date with emerging careers advice for our students.

Personal Qualities and Attributes:

This position requires the following personal qualities and attributes:

  • To contribute towards Norlington School and 6th Form’s vision and ethos.
  • Demonstrate academic ambition for all students; a genuine passion and belief in the potential of every student;
  • Flexibility, reliability and a high level of organisational skills;
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills;
  • Motivation to improve standards and achieve excellence;
  • Demonstrate honesty and integrity;
  • Excellent organisational skills;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, professionally and in a friendly manner with staff, pupils/students and parents and external agencies;

 

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Completion of the Qualification in Careers Guidance (Level 6);
  • Knowledge of qualification types and routes;
  • An understanding of the Gatsby Benchmarks and CDI Framework;
  • Experience of delivering 1:1 career guidance interview in a secondary school.

 

Posts will be subject to a Prohibition check for all roles involved with the management of pupils.  Norlington School and 6th Form is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

 

A recruitment pack and application form is available on the TES jobs website, school’s website: www.norlington.net , Our school/Vacancies link. Please email completed application forms anikulin@norlington.school 

 

Closing date:                         Monday 31st July 2024 at 9am.

Interviews scheduled for:    As soon as possible

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  • Safer Recruitment Statement
  • Equal Opportunities Policy Statement and Equality Act 2010 guidance
  • Job Description
  • further Information

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  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: SCH/24/286601
  • Published: Fri 05/07/2024, 15:24 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 31/07/2024, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 21.6 hours per week
  • Salary: Scale: SO1 Spinal 23-25. Actual pro rata salary £18,667 - £19,187
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Norlington School & 6th Form. Norlington Road, Leyton, London, , Waltham Forest

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