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Current Vacancies

Role: Careers Leader (Careers Information, Advice and Guidance Officer)

Salary: Grade S6-7 paypoint 21-28 £20,000 - £21,750

Location: ALP Schools, Leicester, Birstall and ALP Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Contract Type: Full time or Part Time option available, (Term Time Only 40 weeks)

Closing Date: 12 Noon – Friday 1st April 2022

Interviews: TBC

ALP Schools provide continuity in learning for pupils with Education, Health and Care Plans. We are a
provision for learners on the autistic spectrum or who have other special educational needs and
challenging behaviour. We cater for young people in their primary, secondary and post-16 school
years. The overarching purpose of our provision is to work with children so that they are able to
overcome the barriers to learning that they have previously encountered. We aim to offer flexible,
structured and supportive needs led approaches.
We are looking for a Careers Leader, who, with direction and support from the Careers
representative for the Executive Board and senior leaders, will plan and guide a strategy for
developing careers programmes in ALP Leicester and ALP Nuneaton, that meets all of the eight
Gatsby benchmarks. Where appropriate, they will work collaboratively with Career’s Co-ordinators
and external careers advisors to ensure good practice and ensure young people are prepared for
choices and transitions in education, employment and training. The purpose of the job is to ensure
that all ALP Schools learners are engaging in an appropriate level of careers education, information,
advice and guidance.
Full training can be offered to those wanting a careers change but may not have the experience or
qualifications to meet the job description and person specification
There are opportunities for a visit or an informal chat before applying– Please contact David Cowell:
telephone number 0116 3262624 or email
Interested candidates can submit their CV and cover letter to, or
complete a full application form which can be downloaded from our website