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SEND Careers Adviser Level 6 Qualified - Sevenoaks (Kent) and surrounding areas (part time)

Sevenoaks (Kent) and surrounding areas
Salary Details:
Circa £27,000 based on experience and qualifications
20 Jun 2021
About the role

Part Time | Term time only

Sevenoaks (Kent) and surrounding areas

We are inviting applications for a level 6 qualified Careers Adviser with SEND experience to work part-time in SEND schools within Sevenoaks and surrounding areas commencing in the Autumn term 2021. This is a face to face role with the successful candidate working onsite on the school.

You will have:

  • An understanding of and a commitment to, equality of opportunity for all
  • Knowledge of the local labour market and issues relating to learning and employment
  • Demonstrate an up to date knowledge of legislation and statutory requirements of working with young people
  • Detailed knowledge of relevant developments in Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance
  • Demonstrate professional commitment to children’s rights, equal opportunities and diversity
  • Thorough knowledge of education, employment, training and personal development opportunities that are available for young people
  • An understanding of working with young people and their careers aspirations.
  • Experience of working with young people preferably in a school or college setting

Our Careers Advisers are expected to work flexibly and independently but will be supported as part of the wider team.  Applicants must demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills

In return we offer a competitive salary, a generous holiday allowance (30 days & bank holidays), a matched pension scheme and a range of other voluntary benefits.

In addition, we offer excellent training and family friendly policies to support flexible working and a range of health and discount benefits.

Closing date:  Sunday 20th June

Interview dates:  end of June/beginning of July via Microsoft Teams

Education Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults whom we work with and come into contact with around the world. All applicants are subject to thorough screening and for applicable roles, successful candidates are subject to relevant criminal record checks with national police authorities or the UK’s Disclosure and Barring Service’

About the organisation
Education Development Trust has first-rate credentials in providing services that bridge the gap between education, training and employment. We have been a leading careers service provider in the UK for over 20 years and have a successful track record of managing programmes delivering careers, employment and skills support.
We know how important it is that young people receive expert, informed advice and guidance as they make the critical transition from school to further learning and employment and we know what works in delivering this. Working with local authorities or directly with schools, we not only deliver careers information, advice and guidance (IAG) to young people but also support with work experience placements and careers education activities. We have delivered careers events supporting thousands of young people and their parents to access a wealth of careers information. Partnership working (with schools, young people and parents, training providers, colleges and universities and other stakeholders) is central to the success of all of our programmes.