Careers Advisor

Wigan, Greater Manchester
Up to £24,944 pro rata, per annum
27 Sep 2016
25 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Part Time
  • To liaise with the Assistant Principal Leading Learning Key Stage 4-5 and relevant members of staff in planning and administering a high standard IAG service for students in the  school.
  • Develop links with ne w and existing post-16 providers to ensure a wide variety of progression is available for students.
  • Deliver information sessions/assemblies where necessary to give students accurate advice on services available.
  • Support specialist learning tutors in delivering IAG to students in years 7/8/9/10/11.
  • Be available for parent/carer evenings in order to provide information to parents/carers and students about career/study options.
  • Facilitate drop-in sessions for students at lunch times and after school in order to assist students who require careers information.
  • Meet regularly with the school SENCO and work with relevant staff to identify and deliver intensive support to target groups including students with SEN.
  • Offer careers interviews to all year 10/11 students providing well informed guidance to students considering further education, apprenticeships, or other employment/training.
  • Produce data in order to show destinations of students leaving the school.
  • Use this data to inform planning and IAG for future years and to initiate intervention strategies, where necessary.
  • Ensure knowledge of external agencies is up-to-date in order to signpost students and parents/carers to relevant organisations for further advice/support.
  • Develop links with local business in order to provide enhanced learning opportunities for students within the school curriculum.
  • Liaise in any necessary work with Wigan Local Authority  e.g. supporting LLD learners.