Plumpton College

Careers Leader

Plumpton, Lewes
27 Aug 2021
15 Sep 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Benefits: Local Government Pension Scheme/Cycle to Work/staff discounts


We have an exciting new opportunity for a Careers Leader to join a dynamic and progressive team. If you have an enthusiasm and drive for helping and supporting young people and adults to succeed in education and with their career goals this could be the ideal opportunity for you to take your own career forward.

The successful applicant will possess the ability and experience to lead on creation, implementation and delivery of the organisational careers strategy and careers programme in compliance with recommendations of Gatsby Benchmarks of good practice, preparing students for the choices, transitions and progression in education, training and employment. .

This is a role in which you will have the opportunity to contribute to the implementation of the College’s strategic aims by providing a range of career guidance services to students to enhance student employability; and to work in close collaboration with College staff and employers to facilitate student progression.

The suitable candidate would have recent experience in a student guidance and adult education role. They would also have proven leadership and presentation skills in addition to experience creating resources to deliver workshops in group sessions. Applications will be considered from those already holding the Level 6 qualification.

As well as a competitive salary, you can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 26 days holiday plus bank holidays (as well as up to 5 efficiency days at Christmas) and membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme. Other benefits include a cycle to work scheme, access to our Employee Assistant Programme and a range of staff discounts.

Plumpton College has been on an upward curve in terms of quality, growth and profile for the last four years, and we’ve developed a national reputation for our progressive approach. We achieve and maintain consistently impressive student outcomes, offer a broad, innovative curriculum and our student numbers have increased. We also have a perfect natural environment and outstanding facilities. Apply now! What are you waiting for?

Download an application form and an equality and diversity monitoring form and return them to or send it to: HR Department, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex, BN7 3AE. Tel: 01273 890454. Contact us for more information or advice on your application.

Closing Date: Wednesday 15th September at 9.00am. 

Interview date: Wednesday 22nd September 2021.

We reserve the right to call candidates to interview or withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible. 

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