Salary:  NJC Senior Officer Grade 32

Usual working weeks: 40 weeks per year

Usual hours of work: 37 hours per week

This is a term time, plus one week of school holidays position

A unique opportunity to join the professional staff of this excellent school has arisen.  We are looking for a Careers Advisor to work with our students to provide a full and impartial careers advice service, including additional support for disadvantaged students.

Kingdown School is ranked in the top 10 secondary schools in Wiltshire situated in Warminster in the heart of beautiful rural Wiltshire with excellent links to Salisbury, Bath, Bristol and the South-West. Kingdown School is an academy under the Acorn Education Trust providing exciting opportunities to improve local education and draw on the collective experience of a Trust.

The role will include:

  • Providing a comprehensive Careers advice service for students 11-18 years
  • Arranging Work Experience
  • Liaison with employers
  • Providing support, encouragement and engagement to all students
  • Providing additional careers guidance and support for disadvantaged students

We will be pleased to hear from you if you can demonstrate that you:

  • Are educated to degree level with an appropriate Careers Advisor’s qualification and membership of The Careers Development Institute
  • Are able to forge effective working relationships with young people
  • Have excellent communication, interpersonal and ICT skills
  • Are highly organised
  • Are self-motivated, dedicated, consistent and have a confident and engaging personality
  • Are able to work with a variety of staff and students
  • Are a really strong team player

For further details and an application form please go to the links below, or please contact:

Teresa Barsby, Operations Manager
Kingdown School
Woodcock Road
BA12 9DR

Tel:       01985 215551

Closing Date: Friday, 6th July
Interviews:    Week commencing 9th July

The Kingdown School and the Acorn Education Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

If successful in obtaining this post you will be subject to a Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service, as well as health screening.

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If would like to apply for this post, please read the documents below carefully and then please complete the application form (download from link below) and submit your application via email, or post, to Mrs T Barsby, Operations Manager

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