HE and Careers Advisor

Capital City College Group

  • Up to £36655 per annum
  • London / London
  • Permanent
  • Part Time
Posted 3 weeks ago

At Capital City College Group (CCCG) we are dedicated to transforming lives through exceptional education and training. Our focus is providing our learners with the skills to be successful in their futures, whether that is continuing in education through higher education, or an apprenticeship, or supporting them into a higher-level job.

About the role:
City and Islington College are looking for an outstanding Careers Adviser with experience of all aspects of post-16 guidance work and a proven ability in supporting young people with their progression into higher education, employability and apprenticeships. Our Careers programme is Matrix accredited and we are committed to achieving The Gatsby Benchmarks. You will be experienced in providing individual guidance and delivering high quality and relevant career-related enrichment events and activities to prepare students for their next steps. We are always looking for ways to improve the careers provision, ensuring it is relevant and student-focused. Developing student employability skills is a key aspect of the role and we have established a high-quality support programme for those seeking alternatives to university.

About you:
With appropriate experience and qualifications reflecting a strong background in careers education. You will have to have completed a Level 6 Careers Guidance qualification. Knowledge and understanding of the 14-19 curriculum plus 19+ Access to HE students, and the ability to effectively communicate with and counsel students. If you are enthusiastic, innovative, care about students and want to work in a supportive and friendly environment, this may be the job for you. City and Islington Camden Road Campus is well-established and over-subscribed. We are situated on one site This is an exciting opportunity to join the CCCG team who are passionate and dedicated to providing our students with the best possible teaching and training to fulfil the futures best suited to them. We recognise how hard our people work towards ensuring our students are supported throughout all areas of their college experience, and thus we provide an excellent set of employee benefits.

At CCCG we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion in all our activities for everyone who learns and works here. We respect and value differences and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We create a safe and trusting professional environment where people are treated well and equally.

We are committed to safeguarding and protection of young people and adults and follow Safer Recruitment processes. All successful candidates will need to complete a DBS check, with some roles requiring an Enhanced check.

Our values Respect, Aspiration, Collaboration and Opportunity are the key ideas and principles that people within our organisation and our partners believe are important. They sum Our Purpose: why we do what we do, and Our Approach: how we go about our work.

About CANDI

City Islington College is an award-winning further education college in London with centres in Holloway, Angel and Finsbury Park. The College offers a huge array of academic and vocational courses from entry levels right through to HE for young and adult learners. These include foundation learning, A-Levels, BTECs, Apprenticeships, Access to Higher Education. The College also works closely with all stakeholders and offers bespoke training and development programmes.

Our Sixth Form centre located on our Angel Campus offers over 30 A Level subjects to our students, one of the largest choices in the UK, providing high level academic study for around 1,800 students wishing to progress to university.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy if we receive sufficient application for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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