HE and Careers Advisor

HE and Careers Advisor

About the role:
City and Islington College are looking for an outstanding Careers Adviser with experience of all aspects of post-16 guidance work and a proven ability in supporting young people with their progression into higher education, employability, and apprenticeships. Our Careers programme is Matrix accredited and we are committed to achieving The Gatsby Benchmarks. You will be experienced in providing individual guidance and delivering high quality and relevant career-related events and activities to prepare students for their next steps. We are always looking for ways to improve the careers provision, ensuring it is relevant and student focused. Developing student employability skills is a key aspect of the role and we have established a high-quality support programme for those seeking alternatives to university.
About you:
With appropriate experience and qualifications reflecting a strong background in Careers education. You will have to have completed or be working towards a Level 6 Careers Guidance qualification. Knowledge and understanding of the 14-19 curriculum plus 19+ Access to HE students, and the ability to effectively communicate with and counsel students. If you are enthusiastic, innovative, care about students and want to work in a supportive and friendly environment, this may be the job for you. City and Islington Angel Campus is well-established and over-subscribed. We are situated on one site at the Angel, in the heart of London, and our wonderful students travel from across the city to learn with us.
About us:
We are the largest college group in London. Our colleges include City and Islington College, Westminster Kingsway College, and The College of Haringey, Enfield, and Northeast London. We are committed to success through equality and diversity.
About City and Islington College:
City and Islington College is the first choice Further Education College for thousands of young people and adults across London. It achieves excellent academic results year on year for its students and creates pathways to careers for people of all ages.

Closing Date: Friday 3rd December 2021
Interview Date: To Be Confirmed