Post 16 Progress and Careers Leader

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£28,490 full time equivalent, £26,079 actual salary
37 hours per week, term time only plus 10 days
fixed term until 26th June 2023
 

The Trustees are seeking to appoint one Post 16 Progress and Careers Leader for Excelsior Academy from September 2022.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious and supportive team, there will be a key emphasis on supporting student destinations. This role will facilitate the progression routes for all learners, including our higher education students. You will build upon an already strong strategy for developing a careers programme for the college that meets all eight of the Gatsby benchmarks of good practice and prepares young people for the choices and transitions in education, training and employment.


About the school

Excelsior Academy

Excelsior Academy is an All-Through Academy providing education for students aged 3 – 19, serving the West End of Newcastle. Working at Excelsior, you will play an important role in our continuous drive for further improvement.

The successful candidate will join a successful MAT where all Academies support each other to the benefit of our pupils and their families. Our Academies also enjoy strong support from an experienced LST central team based in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Further details and an application pack can be downloaded from the Careers section on the Laidlaw Schools Trust website https://www.laidlawschoolstrust.co.uk/72/vacancies-1 or on the Excelsior Academy website https://excelsior.laidlawschoolstrust.co.uk/.

If you wish to have an informal discussion about this post please contact Vicky Kirtley, Senior Administration Assistant (HR) – Vicky.kirtley@excelsiornewcastle.org.uk


Application details

Interviews will take place: W/c 29th August 2022

Applications should be returned to: exahr@excelsiornewcastle.org.uk

Please note that we do not accept CVs.


Equal opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate their commitment to children’s safeguarding. All successful appointments will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and a range of other pre-employment recruitment checks.

Job Description and Person Specification 

Downloads

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LST Application Form 2021 11th Nov 2021 Download
Job Applicant Privacy Notice 11th Nov 2021 Download
Application Guidance Notes 11th Nov 2021 Download

Job Specification

Position
Post 16 Progress and Careers Leader
Subject
Post 16
Salary
£28,490 full time equivalent, £26,079 actual
Closing Date
9am on Thursday 25th August 2022
Start Date
September 2022
Job Reference
n/a
Location
Excelsior Academy, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 6AF

Any Questions?

For further information about this vacancy please contact us using Ref: n/a.

Vicky Kirtley
0191 2288400

Job Specification

Position
Post 16 Progress and Careers Leader
Subject
Post 16
Salary
£28,490 full time equivalent, £26,079 actual
Closing Date
9am on Thursday 25th August 2022
Start Date
September 2022
Job Reference
n/a
Location
Excelsior Academy, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 6AF

Any Questions?

For further information about this vacancy please contact us using Ref: n/a.

Vicky Kirtley
0191 2288400