Careers Advisor for Further Education and Higher Education
14.8 hours per week, 42 weeks per year
SP 18 - £21,311, per annum, pro rata
Askham Bryan College is a specialist land-based college based across the North of England with centres in York, Middlesbrough, Saltaire, Wakefield and Penrith.
We are now looking for a Careers Advisor to join us where you will support FE and HE students at the College. As well as working with all our FE students, you will work closely with our HE students to provide support and guidance in planning their next steps. This is a part time role, working 14.8 hours per week. Based at York, the role may involve travel to our other sites.
Supporting students to make informed decisions, you will assess their values, interests, abilities and skills and relate these to opportunities for employment, further study and training. Advising on how to present effectively at interviews and cope with the transition from Further/Higher Education to their chosen route of progression, the role also involves promoting the key employability skills of students, including careers education within the curriculum.
We are looking for someone who has the appropriate qualification in CEIAG at Level 4 or above (or who is working towards this), coupled with experience in careers education and guidance. With an enthusiasm for working with student of all ages, you will have a coaching and mentoring aptitude and be highly organised, with a flare for organising engaging and exciting events. You will also have a keen eye for detail and a good level of written communication skills.
Closing Date: 9.00am Sunday 17th January 2021
Interview Date: TBC
The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, volunteers and partners to share this commitment.
The Governors and Staff at Askham Bryan College regard each learner as a unique individual and therefore seek to support learner development in ways, which will foster security, confidence and independence. We recognise that high self-esteem, peer support, a secure College environment and clear lines of communication with trusted adults helps all young people and adults particularly those at risk or suffering abuse. These are regarded as central to the wellbeing of the individual and are therefore seen to be an intrinsic part of all aspects of the curriculum and ethos.