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Team Leader – Progress & Careers

  • Permanent
  • Anywhere
  • Salary: £35,121.00 - £37,194.00 Year
  • Permanent
  • Anywhere
  • £35,121.00 - £37,194.00 Year
  • Salary: £35,121.00 - £37,194.00 Year

Website Blue Octopus Recruitment Limited

Are you an experienced careers practitioner and looking for your next step in your career?. Do you have leadership skills?. Would you enjoy leading a small team of outstanding Advisers?. If so, we would like to hear from you and encourage you to submit an application for this position.

At Tameside College, we have an effective strategy and arrangements for our careers offer and these outlines how we effectively enable students’ progression so that they reach their full potential, developing their employability skills, preparing them for the workplace and the changing world of work.

We are looking for a Team Leader (Progress & Careers) to lead our careers provision across the college.

We believe this post offers one of the most exciting opportunities for someone who is motivated, inspiring and has an innovative approach to delivering services for students. This role provides an opportunity to make a difference and improve the lives and futures of the young people of Tameside.

As a Team Leader (Progress & Careers), you’ll go into the Local Government Pensions scheme and enjoy some really great benefit’s as well, Free on-site Gym at Beaufort Road, Beauty treatments and haircuts, Health care cash plan via Simply Health, saving clubs via Manchester Credit Union, Cycle to work. Costa Coffee on site, Onsite bakery products at Tameside One, The Restaurant at Tameside One, Retail discounts, Refectories on all sites.

Here’s the standard bit: You will lead a very strong team and play a pivotal role in implementing the careers strategy, design and deliver high quality careers activities across the college. You will be working closely with teaching and support staff to develop students’ careers and progression.

You will provide line management, motivate and inspire a team of Advisors to enable them thrive in their role.

What you’ll need: Resilience and a highly innovative and motivated approach to careers service delivery, recent experience of providing careers guidance in a relevant setting and coordinating a range of progression related activities. You will need up to date knowledge of careers frameworks such as Gatsby Benchmarks, careers resources, a broad range of qualification structure and progression routes. The successful candidate will hold a Level 6 or above qualification in Careers Guidance (or you will be working towards it). You will also have experience of the issues facing young people with barriers to their learning and progression.

About us: Tameside College has an excellent reputation and this is a real opportunity for you to make a difference in people’s lives.

We’re based in Ashton-Under-Lyne, Greater Manchester in a diverse and vibrant further education college that offers a wide range of course including A level and advanced level vocational study programmes, Apprenticeships and adult courses up to degree Level. We aim to give all our students an exceptional experience.

We believe in excellence and we back that up with high expectations, a superb working environment (as part of the Vision Tameside £100 million+ accommodation strategy) and outstanding teaching. We also believe that attending college is about more than achieving a qualification, important though that is. This is why we aim to give learners every opportunity to develop their full potential in a supportive and friendly environment.

Subject to volume of applications, we may decide to close the vacancy early.

Come join us on our journey to outstanding!

Interviews – 29th February

Recruitment Agencies: We are not utilising the service of recruitment agencies for this vacancy and will accept direct applications only.

Any CV’s forwarded for this vacancy will be treated as a gift and not subject to your terms and conditions.


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