Advice & Guidance Assistant

Advice & Guidance Assistant

Advice and Guidance Assistant

Salary up to £20,703 per annum pro rata*

Applications invited for part-time OR full-time hours, on a term-time only basis (38 weeks per year). Hours available are between 15 and 37 hours per week

 If you are applying on a part-time basis, please state on application form hours per week you wish to be considered for. E.g., 15 hours.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Student Services Directorate on a term-time only basis, working within the Learning Curve (learning resource and study centre) at our Ipswich campus.

Reporting to and supported by the Director of Student Services, as a member of the Advice and Guidance team you will help ensure the smooth day-to-day running of the Learning Curve facilities.

You will provide careers information advice and guidance (CIAG) to learners that both develops and promotes their achievement, success, progression and future employability.

You will be an enthusiastic, learner-focussed individual, with experience of working with young people. You will be organised, self-motivated, able to work on your own initiative and committed to supporting young people to achieve and progress.

You will have the following essential qualifications:

  • GCSE grade C / 4 in both English and Maths (or Level 2 equivalent)
  • Minimum Level 4 qualification in Information, Advice and Guidance (or equivalent)

Please note that whilst this post is based at our Ipswich campus Suffolk New College is a multi-campus college therefore you may be required to work at and travel between campuses.

*As an example of working 37 hours per week over 38 weeks per year salary in the region of £15,483.31 to £17,049.68

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Closing date:  Friday 27th May 2022 at 12 Noon

Interview date: Monday 6th June 2022 (on-site interview at the Ipswich Campus)

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As part of our on-going commitment to Equality and Diversity, Suffolk New College guarantee to short list all applicants from a black or ethnic minority group who meet the essential criteria and all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria.  All appointments are subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.