Careers Advisor

The Kingston Academy
Kingston upon Thames, Surrey
Contract Type
Part Time
£4,689 to £5,175 pro rata (£26,737 to £29,506 FTE)
Start Date
1st February 2023
9th February 2023 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
1st February 2023
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1299408

The Kingston Academy seeks an ambitious Careers Advisor to conduct careers advice sessions with individual pupils and in small groups. This role is likely to suit a candidate who is working across a number of schools in the same role.

The Kingston Academy seeks a Careers Advisor to help support the implementation of our ambitious careers programme within the school, meeting all of the eight Gatsby benchmarks of good practice and educating our pupils on the range of choices and transitions open to them in education, training and employment. The role will involve providing individual and group consultation to pupils across the school.

We invite applications from candidates with the following attributes for this pivotal role:

  • Creative and forward thinking in your approach to supporting pupils with careers information, advice and guidance;
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to develop and nurture enduring links with Trust partners, educational and business contacts.
  • Experience in providing careers advice and guidance to young people in either a school or college environment.

Interview Procedure

Our selection procedure will aim to identify with rigour whether the candidate fulfils the requirements of the post and will include the consideration of the candidate’s suitability to work with children and young people. The process will include:

  • Student Panel discussion with Sixth Form students
  • Interview/presentation with Head Teacher/Head of School and senior colleagues.

Please see the Job Pack for the job specification and the full list of responsibilities and person specification


Safeguarding Statement:

The Kingston Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks (with a barred list check for regulated activity), checks with past employers and eligibility to work in the UK Identity and qualification documents will be checked prior to any offer being made. prior to any offer being made.
The Kingston Academy

The Kingston Academy

Part of Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames

Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames