Careers and Sixth Form Advisor

Job Type:
Part Time
Job Title / Sector:
Non Academic Support
South East England
London Borough of Waltham Forest
£80 to £120 per day
CRS Education
Job Ref:

A 'Good with outstanding features' school in the London Borough of Waltham Forest are looking to recruit a careers and sixth form advisor to start ASAP.

This role is to support Year 11 students making the next step on to Further Education and Apprenticeships. The role will also require the correct candidate to support with personal statement and college/sixth form and apprenticeship applications.

This would initially be for 2 days a week and could become permanent for the correct candidate.

This role would be suitable for those with experience within education and in particular those with a knowledge of the post 16 pathways. .  

The role includes offering;

  • Action Plans for students moving onto Sixth Form and Apprenticships.
  • Support and impartial guidance to students with SEN and attendance at their Annual Reviews.
  • Support to SEN students parents and carers.
  • Small Group interviews to discuss Post 16/18 Options and to explore career ideas.
  • Support with applications/job search and employability skills.
  • CV and application sessions.
  • Information sessions on Apprenticeships, Higher Education, Alternative pathways to University.
  • Guidance on the use of careers software/websites.
  • Updates on opportunities to young people

The successful candidate must have: 

  • A track record of working in education
  • An excellent knowledge and understanding of the value of using progress data on pupil performance to inform teaching and learning will be integral to driving student performance and attainment, along with delivering effective outcomes for all
  • Have excellent inter-personal and organisational skills
  • Be an effective communicator with strong behaviour management and committed to ensuring all students succeed and fulfil their potential
  • Have working knowledge of Post 16 curriculum 
  • Hold an Enhanced DBS (A full DBS check for the successful candidate) 

This is an outstanding school and is committed to delivering an outstanding education, with all students making rapid and sustained progress during their time at school. The SMT see the role of a school not just in terms of academic achievement, but as a platform to equip the community with skills to be life-long learners and a shared understanding of their responsibilities as global citizens. 

There are amazing opportunities for career development for those teachers who commit to the ethos of the school, and the Head Teacher is proud of a record of developing teachers through phase and faculty responsibility to whole-school positions. 

This school has a superb team of highly motivated staff that are fully committed to the education of the students and offer a rich, varied and engaging curriculum combined with an extra-curricular experience. They are extremely proud too of their truly comprehensive caring and inclusive school where each individual is valued. They aim to ensure that the unique potential of every student is fully realised. 

We really appreciate the time you have taken to apply for this role, however due to large number of applications we receive we are unable to get back to everyone. If you do not hear from us within 48 hours, unfortunately we will not be taking your application any further.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
CRS Education
Tel: 0208 5050416
Contact: Joe Durston

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