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Careers Mentoring Project Lead

Aston Education Ltd
Closing date
3 Aug 2024

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Job: Careers Mentoring Project Lead

Employer: Multi Academy Trust

Location:Lewisham, Southeast London (travel across school sites in Southeast London is required)

Salary: GBP33,937 - GBP36,595 per annum

Contract: Permanent, full-time hours, 52 weeks a year, part-time and flexible working considered, hybrid working available

About the Employer

This is a well-performing medium size Multi-Academy Trust that aims to ensure that every child in their care receives the best possible education in order to make the best start in life. This is underpinned by ethos of working together.

About this role

This is a new and exciting role. We are looking for a dynamic Careers Mentoring Project Lead to join the Trust central team and spearhead the innovative mentoring programme across the Trust.

The Careers programme aims to increase awareness of different career paths and enhance students personal development, foster confidence, and develop essential skills necessary for future success.

This mentoring programme aims to provide every Year 12 student with access to a mentor, making mentoring an integral component of each school's career programme.

A significant part of the role is managing student recruitment and engagement in the careers mentoring programme and recruiting careers mentors from various sectors, including industry professionals. This will require strategic planning, creativity and determination to ensure the project s success and sustainability.

Qualifications, knowledge and experience required

- Educated to degree level or equivalent relevant experience

- GCSE Maths and English Grade C or above (or equivalent)

- NVQ Level 6 in Career Guidance is desirable

- In-depth understanding of the impact and importance of mentoring and success in schools

- Experience of leading and managing careers focused projects

- Excellent communication and organisation skills


The Trust offers a competitive salary, LGPS pension and exceptional career development opportunities.

Closing date: Wednesday 10th July at 5pm

Applications: Please contact Tarja Aila at Aston Education for an informal chat and to apply for this permanent Careers Mentoring Project Lead job, (url removed) or call on (phone number removed). An application form is required.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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