Careers Lead

Job Summary
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Full time
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Closed for applications on 19/11/2018 12:00
£27,358 – £30,758
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Employment Location:
Newton Aycliffe
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Closing date:
19 Nov
Further Information

Careers Lead – exciting opportunity to have real impact on student destinations

University Technical College South Durham opened in September 2016 and is the first UTC in the North East. With a focus on advanced manufacturing and engineering it is located at the heart of Aycliffe Business Park, County Durham. We provide an excellent education for 14-19 year olds, encompassing real, relevant workplace experience in partnership with world-class companies.

The chance to create an innovative education establishment is very rare; supporting the organisation to provide an outstanding experience for our students is essential. As part of the support team you will focus on developing an outstanding careers programme that is supported by the Vice Principal, Business Engagement and Careers.

You will have experience of careers education and be fully aware of the current careers landscape. You will be able to build positive relationships with students, staff and parents. Your excellent communication skills will ensure successful relationships with all stakeholders including trustees, sponsors and employer partners.

Our sponsors, the University of Sunderland, Hitachi Rail Europe and Gestamp Tallent are committed to creating an outstanding school that will provide a talented young workforce for companies in the North of England. If you have the expertise and commitment to make a life-changing impact on our students then we’d like to hear from you.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Preparing students for outstanding STEM careers

NOR: up to 600 | Age range: 14-19 | Start: December 2018 or sooner if possible

Salary: Based on NJC Local Government pay scale Pt 30-34 £27,358-£30,756 37 hours, Whole Time Contract

Closing date: 12.00noon Monday 19th November 2018

Interviews: planned for Monday 26th November 2018

To arrange an informal discussion, please email:

Catherine Purvis-Mawson, Vice Principal

Further information and application form downloadable from:

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This job is closed for applications.