Careers & UCAS Adviser and Department Coordinator

Careers & UCAS Adviser and Department Coordinator

Site: Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle

Horaires: Hours: 38h/week

Type: Permanent Contract

Clôture: Deadline: 11.05.2022

The Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle de Londres recruits a Careers and UCAS Adviser and Department Coordinator | Full Time Permanent Contract

Position to be filled from: 25th August 2022

Role: To provide excellent careers information, advice and guidance in order to improve pupils’ skills, knowledge and understanding for career planning and management. As the main UCAS adviser, to provide pertinent guidance on higher education choices and the UCAS application process. Finally, to lead a team of three and coordinate the Lycée’s Careers and Information Department.

Main duties:

  • Work as part of the educational team, and coordinate and supervise a team of three under the direction of the Deputy Head Teacher to deliver high quality careers information, advice and guidance to the secondary school pupils and their families.
  • Conduct client-focused, impartial, personal career guidance interviews with pupils, which challenge and support them to make informed, realistic and adaptable career decisions and help to broaden their horizons.
  • Use expert knowledge of careers and labor market information and Intelligence to enable pupils to identify, access, interpret and utilize valid and current information.
  • In conjunction with the French Careers Adviser and Department Assistant, development and deliver the careers education program within the school curriculum.
  • Facilitate career-related learning activities in groups with pupils.
  • Deliver presentations on Higher Education in the UK to pupils and to parents
  • Help raise the profile of school and its pupils with UK universities by providing clear and up-to-date information about the Lycée's curriculum and grading system.
  • Working in consultation with the Senior Leadership Team, to determine the policy regarding the UCAS process.
  • Work closely with the UCAS and USA administrator to ensure all applications are processed efficiently and in a timely manner..
  • Organize the annual Higher Education Fair including offers relevant to applications outside of the UK, France and the USA.
  • Produce the termly Careers activity report.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Significant experience in delivering high caliber career advice to young people in a UK setting
  • An undergraduate degree or equivalent with professional training in a field relevant to careers work desirable

Skills, knowledge and personal qualities:

  • A proven understanding and excellent knowledge of the British Higher Education landscape and knowledge of apprenticeships and other Post 16 and Post 18 training options
  • Excellent understanding of the English secondary school education system
  • Outstanding organisational and analytical skills with ability to work to fixed deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate as effectively with Management, pupils and their families and teachers as well as external stakeholders such as university admissions and student recruitment staff
  • The drive and determination to achieve the best possible outcome for very student
  • Proficiency in computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Suite etc.)
  • Fluent in English and ideally a good command of French
  • Ability to maintain students confidentiality and promote equal opportunities and abide by the relevant legislation, codes of professional practice, e.g. the CDI Code of Ethics and school policies.

Working hours per year: 

  • 38h per week over 40 weeks per annum (1,520hrs per annum).
  • Hybrid working

Monthly gross salary and benefits:

  • £2,671.40 pm including all allowances
  • Employer contribution to private healthcare
  • 15% employer contribution to private pension
  • 60 days holiday per annum

The Lycée is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to satisfactory enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check. (This procedure is undertaken by the Lycée).
Additionally, anyone who has resided outside the UK will be asked to provide a criminal disclosure record from their previous countries of residence.

Non-British citizens: You will be required to provide evidence of you right to work in the UK.

Please download the application form from our website and return to Human Resources by email to humanresources@lyceefrancais.org.uk before Wednesday 11th May 2022 at midnight (local time).

Successful candidates will be invited to an interview on week commencing 16th May 2022 (The date and time of the interview will be communicated by email). A handover of 5 to 6 working days will be organised for the successful candidate to take place over the course of two to three weeks in June.

 

The Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle de Londres recruits a Careers and UCAS Adviser and Department Coordinator | Full Time Permanent Contract

Position to be filled from: 25th August 2022

Role: To provide excellent careers information, advice and guidance in order to improve pupils’ skills, knowledge and understanding for career planning and management. As the main UCAS adviser, to provide pertinent guidance on higher education choices and the UCAS application process. Finally, to lead a team of three and coordinate the Lycée’s Careers and Information Department.

Main duties:

  • Work as part of the educational team, and coordinate and supervise a team of three under the direction of the Deputy Head Teacher to deliver high quality careers information, advice and guidance to the secondary school pupils and their families.
  • Conduct client-focused, impartial, personal career guidance interviews with pupils, which challenge and support them to make informed, realistic and adaptable career decisions and help to broaden their horizons.
  • Use expert knowledge of careers and labor market information and Intelligence to enable pupils to identify, access, interpret and utilize valid and current information.
  • In conjunction with the French Careers Adviser and Department Assistant, development and deliver the careers education program within the school curriculum.
  • Facilitate career-related learning activities in groups with pupils.
  • Deliver presentations on Higher Education in the UK to pupils and to parents
  • Help raise the profile of school and its pupils with UK universities by providing clear and up-to-date information about the Lycée's curriculum and grading system.
  • Working in consultation with the Senior Leadership Team, to determine the policy regarding the UCAS process.
  • Work closely with the UCAS and USA administrator to ensure all applications are processed efficiently and in a timely manner..
  • Organize the annual Higher Education Fair including offers relevant to applications outside of the UK, France and the USA.
  • Produce the termly Careers activity report.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Significant experience in delivering high caliber career advice to young people in a UK setting
  • An undergraduate degree or equivalent with professional training in a field relevant to careers work desirable

Skills, knowledge and personal qualities:

  • A proven understanding and excellent knowledge of the British Higher Education landscape and knowledge of apprenticeships and other Post 16 and Post 18 training options
  • Excellent understanding of the English secondary school education system
  • Outstanding organisational and analytical skills with ability to work to fixed deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate as effectively with Management, pupils and their families and teachers as well as external stakeholders such as university admissions and student recruitment staff
  • The drive and determination to achieve the best possible outcome for very student
  • Proficiency in computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Suite etc.)
  • Fluent in English and ideally a good command of French
  • Ability to maintain students confidentiality and promote equal opportunities and abide by the relevant legislation, codes of professional practice, e.g. the CDI Code of Ethics and school policies.

Working hours per year: 

  • 38h per week over 40 weeks per annum (1,520hrs per annum).
  • Hybrid working

Monthly gross salary and benefits:

  • £2,671.40 pm including all allowances
  • Employer contribution to private healthcare
  • 15% employer contribution to private pension
  • 60 days holiday per annum

The Lycée is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to satisfactory enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check. (This procedure is undertaken by the Lycée).
Additionally, anyone who has resided outside the UK will be asked to provide a criminal disclosure record from their previous countries of residence.

Non-British citizens: You will be required to provide evidence of you right to work in the UK.

Please download the application form from our website and return to Human Resources by email to humanresources@lyceefrancais.org.uk before Wednesday 11th May 2022 at midnight (local time).

Successful candidates will be invited to an interview on week commencing 16th May 2022 (The date and time of the interview will be communicated by email). A handover of 5 to 6 working days will be organised for the successful candidate to take place over the course of two to three weeks in June.

 

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