Careers Advisor

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 01/11/2023 23:59
N6 £28,371 - £31,099 per annum (Actual salary £24,361 - £26,703) - Pay award pending
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Benfield Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 4NU
Number of posts:
Closing date:
1 Nov
Further Information

Permanent, 37 hours per week, Term-Time only + 5 additional days

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Careers Advisor who would relish the opportunity to support the delivery of high quality CIEAG provision at Benfield school.

The individual will directly contribute to achieving NEAT Academy Trust’s ambition of raising the aspirations and broadening the horizons of its students through careers education. Although applicants that hold a Level 6 Qualification in Careers Guidance is preferred, we welcome applications from candidates that are willing to study for this qualification.

Benfield School itself is a fully inclusive 11-16 school which has a distinct ethos with a strong sense of support and loyalty. We believe excellent relationships between students and staff and a purposeful learning environment are the key to student success inside the classroom and as throughout the life of the school. With this foundation, we believe students will have a strong platform to be confident, happy and able to achieve. You will join a successful MAT where all schools support each other to the benefit of our pupils and their families. Our schools also enjoy strong support from an experienced NEAT central team, based in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Our school is one of six primary and secondary schools within the NEAT Academy Trust family of schools. At the heart of our trust is the aim to nurture, educate, achieve and transform the lives of all young people within the communities we serve across the North East. We have a national research school, which aims to build and strengthen networks of schools throughout the region and help them access effective education research and implement it in everyday practice.

In return we offer:

  • Great opportunities for continuing professional development and a career pathway across the trust.
  • A team of hardworking, dedicated and friendly staff where everyone is valued. 
  • The benefit of working in a highly collaborative multi academy trust.
  • Membership of Local Government Pensions Scheme which the trust also contributes to on your behalf.
  • Recognition of previous service with other schools, academies, local government etc.
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), delivered by Health Assured – the UK and Irelands leading wellbeing provider.
  • Good public transport links via Tyne and Wear Metro and road links from the A19 and A1058 Coast Road

If you would like to join us and feel you could thrive here, then please read the accompanying job description and person specification and click 'apply now' to complete an online application form no later than midnight on Wednesday 1st November 2023.

NEAT is committed to safer recruitment practice and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and a satisfactory Enhanced DBS from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required as part of pre-employment checks. For shortlisted candidates, we will conduct an online search as part of our screening.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.