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Careers Officer

Aureus School
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Contract Type
Part Time, Term Time
£24,982 full time salary £16,715 actual salary
Start Date
To Be Confirmed
16th May 2024 06:53 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Suitable for
Other Graduates
Job Reference
Start Date
To Be Confirmed
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Contract Length: Permanent
  • Suitable for: Other Graduates
  • Job ID: 1419589

Are you an experienced careers advisor looking to work with young adults and help determine their future opportunities?

Your Opportunity

Come and join a busy secondary school using your talents to forge links and network in the community and keep updated with the Information Advice and Guidance to meet the needs of the students and statutory guidance. You will further develop and maintain the careers library with books, articles, help sheets, prospectuses and also renewing licences such as Fast Tomato. You will liaise with employers and industry representatives regarding potential opportunities for the students. You will offer a drop-in service for students to help with their careers related issues, offer support with Post 16 application forms, simulate mock interviews, and help to arrange interviews for Year 11 students whilst guiding them with their action plans.

What we are looking for

We are looking for a patient and empathetic knowledgeable careers officer to assist and support students with their career development by providing up to date & accurate careers information and guidance. You will have previous experience within careers guidance and also working with young adults. You will have strong communications skills and a drive to help students succeed. Please read the Job Description and Person Specification for more information and before applying.

About Aureus School

Aureus School is a specialist mixed comprehensive school for 11 to 16 years that opened on the Great Western Park, Didcot in 2017. As part of GLF Schools, a multi-academy trust, our mission is simple: we will strive to educate the whole student so that each individual in our community may ‘Grow, Learn and Flourish'. Our vision for Aureus extends beyond the classroom and the curriculum, to the culture and ethos that will be at the heart of our school’s learning environment.  

Join the GLF Schools Community

As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 42 academies or in our central team.

● Celebrating 10 years as a growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 16,000 pupils

● Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity and Kindness

● 42 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England

● We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity

● Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education

GLF Schools Employment Offer

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish

● Access to our highly competitive Local Government Pension Scheme

● Flexible working options

● Generous holiday allowance

● Work life and family friendly policies

● Employee wellbeing initiatives

● Career pathways and talent management

● Access to a staff benefits portal

● Community and collaboration working model

Please read the attached Join Our Community candidate pack for further information.

The Details

Salary: £24,982

Actual Salary: £16,715

Hours of work: 28 hours per week during school hours (pattern to be agreed with successful candidate), 39 weeks per year (term time only)

Interview Date: TBC


Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve the right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

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