Work-Related Coordinator and Careers Adviser

The City Academy, Hackney

Work-Related Coordinator and Careers Adviser

Term Time + 5 days (Maternity Cover)

Salary: Scale S01 Point 29-31 (£29,424 – £31,140 pro rata, actual salary £26,153 – £27,678)

 (plus performance related bonuses and other benefits)


If you want to be the best, then you should probably join us


Students in our academy made more progress than in any other school in London and made the best progress of any co-educational school in the country in 2014 (Best 8 score 1081.4). In addition, we have maintained our results in 2017 at a level significantly above national averages. That is great news for our students, the academy and our community, but there is so much more that we know can be achieved and you can help.

We have a relentless ambition to deliver continuing success to the young people we serve. Our approach is based on very simple principles: clear systems and extremely high expectations. We focus on the development of our students, their values and ultimately their academic success. We maximise the impact of teaching by providing clear leadership, minimising bureaucracy and effective support that have tangible results on the quality of teaching and outcomes for our students.


The Role

We are looking for a highly motivated, exceptional individual to take on a maternity cover for the role of a Work-Related Coordinator and Careers Adviser to help bring work-related learning to life and prepare young people for the world of work.


You will be working with excellent staff in this exciting and challenging post. You need to have extremely high expectations to ensure children regardless of gender, ethnicity and religion achieve to the best of their ability.

Successful candidates for this post will be required to have the following skills, knowledge and abilities:

  • Proven ability to organise and deliver education business link and work-related learning / enterprise projects and activities
  • Experience of successful partnership and multi-agency liaison and negotiating with different partner organisations
  • Development and delivery of Work Related Learning programmes
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team, prioritise and manage constant, and often conflicting, demands
  • High level of communication, presentation, literacy and numeracy skills


This is a fantastic opportunity for you to shape the lives of young people in Hackney. If you think you can help transform the opportunities for the community we serve then we would like to hear from you.


The City Academy, Hackney is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

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The closing date for applications is Monday 19th February 2018 at 9am