Careers Advisor with SEND Specialism/Special Interest
Hours: 14.8 hours per week (0.4), 42 weeks per year
Salary: £21,311 (SP18), 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 students at the College. As well as working with all our FE students, you will work closely with our SEND students and students with EHCP’s. This is a part time, permanent 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 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. A relevant qualification in SEND would also be desirable. With an enthusiasm for working with students 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.
In return, you will receive a generous holiday allowance, ample free parking, canteen facilities, and a range of employee benefits as well as the opportunity to work within spectacular grounds.
Closing Date: 9.00am on 2nd November 2020
Interview Date: 5th and 6th November 2020
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.