Career Development Coordinator (Part Time) (LUM176)
Part Time - 22.2 hours per week
WHAT WE DO
Careers, Work Experience & Progression is part of the Student Life Directorate. The Directorate leads on activities and strategies which contribute to an outstanding further education student experience closely aligned with the college and group strategic objectives. Careers, Work Experience & Progression supports students through guidance, opportunities, and experience to make informed life choices about their career pathway and destination. The successful candidate for this role will need to be innovative, creative and collaborative in their outlook, with excellent communication skills. They will also need a proven ability to source and create digital resources to be relevant and impactful for a diverse student cohort.
The successful candidate will be expected to line manage a small number of career staff and will need recent experience of line management. In their professional practice they will need to demonstrate experience of student engagement and knowledge and understanding of post 16 education, as well as local, regional, and national LMI. And in line with all career practitioners will be expected to support the team with career guidance intervention and adhere to the CDI code of conduct.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
The Career Development Coordinator will take a lead on the digital strand of Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance of the Luminate Colleges service offer and as part of this will curation, design, and develop soft and hard LMI resources to inform student and staff awareness of career options and engagement opportunities.
The successful candidate will monitor the quality, relevance and impact of the digital offer including remote careers guidance.
The successful candidate will:
- Ensure the consistency and quality of careers education, information, advice, and guidance delivered across college within tutorial, delivered in curriculum and as pre-entry guidance
- Develop innovative resources and deliver staff development activities for tutorial and curriculum teams
- Develop and lead cross college projects around aspiration and social mobility and engage staff from curriculum and tutorial teams to deliver and embed these
- Lead a small team of career staff including career advisers
The role will involve:
- Developing career learning and information resources in a range of formats, making use of social media and Google, to enhance and inform delivery of the tutorial programme and implementing innovative career development projects, including careers software packages, relevant to the stage and phase of learning to improve student outcomes.
- Developing the online CEIAG offer for staff and students including curating and designing digital LMI & careers information, and growing the remote CIAG offer
- The successful candidate for this role will need to be innovative, creative and collaborative in their outlook, with excellent communication skills.
- They will also need a proven ability to source, create and curate digital resources to be relevant and impactful for a diverse student cohort.
- The successful candidate will be expected to line manage a small number of career staff and will need recent experience of line management.
- Educated to degree level or equivalent
- Post graduate Qualification in Careers Guidance or level 6 equivalent
- English and maths GCSE (or equivalent) at Grade C
- Experience of planning, developing, and implementing change projects
- Understanding and experience of using accessible language, presentation, design, and digital platforms to ensure that resources, information, and service offer are accessible to all students (14-18, 19+), staff and parents
- Advanced user of Google, MS Office applications, presentation and design software, VLEs, college intranet, guidance and related websites, internet search engines.
- Understanding of the diversity of the student body and the impact of individual difference on career and learning choices
- Knowledge of issues which can be barriers to learning or progression and experience of motivating students to overcome these
- Knowledge of the local, regional, and national labour markets and how to incorporate labour market forecasting to support student progression
For more information please contact:
Georgina Yates - firstname.lastname@example.org
Luminate Education Group consists of; Harrogate College (HC), Keighley College (KC), Leeds City College (LCC), Leeds Conservatoire (LC), University Centre Leeds, Leeds Sixth Form College, White Rose Academies Trust (WRAT) and Yorkshire Centre for Training & Development. Luminate Education Group is one of the fastest growing and most innovative education groups in the country.
We offer a curriculum as diverse as our students within a vibrant and multicultural learning environment. Our goal is to deliver excellent and innovative education which supports and inspires every student to achieve their ambitions. Join us on the journey to being the best that we can collectively be for our students, apprentices, staff and our stakeholders.
At Luminate Education Group we are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our student's including children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow the Safer Recruitment requirements and best practice as set out within Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance. All successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check. Please be aware that it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children.
For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.