Careers Assistant

Chelmsford College, Chelmsford

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Job Ref No. ECC0-429S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: up to £17,223 per annum pro rata
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 26/02/2020 Midnight Date of Interviews: 12th March 2020  

Job Description

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The Careers Advice Zone service plays a crucial role in helping students to recognise & enhance their skills and achieve their next steps on their career pathway. We support students with advice on a variety of career options, including progression opportunities in Further Education, Higher Education, Voluntary work and finding Apprenticeship opportunities.

In this role you will work as part of a team to assist in the coordination and delivery of a range of careers and employability activities and events. You will provide high quality and responsive services to students, staff and public careers enquiries.

You will assist and signpost students seeking careers support and information, on our college offer and help with Higher Education and Apprenticeship applications. You will contribute to running a programme of events to improve access to opportunities, enhance student aspiration and increase access to career networks.

About You

You'll be proactive and enthusiastic, ensuring that the support and information given is tailored to meet the needs of students for their future careers. You will also have:

Ability to communicate clearly and professionally, both orally and in writing, as well as excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to establish positive and effective working relationships.

Work experience that has involved assisting in a variety of activities and projects with limited supervision and within set deadlines.

Ability to identify client need, provide effective information and support and to signpost efficiently.

The College is committed to equality and diversity and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share these commitments.Starting salary will be dependent on qualifications, skills and experience. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

If you have any further questions please e-mail

Information about the School

Chelmsford College Group

Chelmsford College has a wide range of opportunities for about 450 full and part time employees making us one of the largest employers in Chelmsford.

At Chelmsford College, we put the learner at the centre of everything we do. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share these values. Our commitments to our learners are reflected in the breadth of employment opportunities we offer.

Whether you are an experienced teacher, or possess good vocational qualifications and experience in industry and are considering either full time or part time teaching in further education, we would be pleased to hear from you.

We also have opportunities in a wide range of learning and business support activities such as student support, learning technologies, technician roles, IT support, finance, estates, human resources and staff development, student admissions, and general administration.

Chelmsford College offers exceptional personal and professional development opportunities. Other benefits include final salary pension schemes, competitive salary and annual leave arrangements, on site sports & fitness centre, free courses, staff discounts arranged with local retailers and highly flexible working arrangements for many of our positions.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Julie Williams
Moulsham Street Campus
102 Moulsham Street, Chelmsford
Essex, CM2 0JQ
Telephone: 01245 265611

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