Careers and Guidance Advisor

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a talented and skilled Careers and Guidance Advisor, to provide impartial careers information, advice, guidance and support to students, particularly within years 9 – 13, to assist them in exploring career ideas, reviewing options, establishing realistic career action plans, and helping them to develop their employability skills and progression routes.

You will provide the service above via drop in sessions, year group presentations, small group presentations, small group workshops, intensive individual guidance and support, and the use of web based technologies.  Working alongside the Post-16 team, local colleges, apprenticeship providers and external agencies, you will organise and implement a programme of events and work based learning opportunities which support the career development, successful progression and employability skills of students, as well as leading the UCAS Progress application process.

The hours will be 20 – 30 hours per week (negotiable at the time of appointment) term time plus 5 days.  Further additional days may be required as necessary by prior arrangement.

The role is based across two of our senior academies; Aston Academy and Swinton Academy, the role may also involve working at other local school locations subject to the development of the trust.

Closing date for applications is 9am, 23rd July 2021.

For more information visit the Aston Academy website.