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Posted 15 October by REED
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The purpose of the post: to provide advice and guidance, supporting students in their development of employment skills, devising meaningful work related activities, including work placements for designated curriculum areas to prepare students for entry into the workforce.

The main duties and responsibilities are to:

To establish and develop strong links with local businesses and national employers to devise engaging and meaningful work related learning activities to be included in the employability scheme of work e.g. employer led presentations, real business projects and mock interviews sessions.

To work collaboratively with curriculum areas to create and deliver work related activities such as trips, visits, business mentoring and voluntary work designed to develop employment skills for students aged 16-19 years.

Deliver employability sessions to timetabled groups and on an individual basis developing key employment skills.

Supervise groups of students as part of the timetabled Independent Study. This will include marking registers to record attendance and providing cover when required.

Responsible for internal and external queries related to the employability skills programmes, liaising with employers and curriculum areas on the development of suitable learning activities and achievable results.

Assist in the development of a broad range of current and relevant cross college employability resources including the development of innovative online employability modules.

 Liaise with the Work Experience, Employability and Careers Manager and Curriculum staff to ensure students are placed in appropriate work placements and or jobs relevant to their skills and experience.

Track student progression, monitoring attendance and employment skills development, through to final employment outcomes, ensuring all key performance indicators (KPI) are met.

Maintain accurate records of student placements, recording all work related learning, activities and progression and delivering statistical reports on a regular basis.

Keep up to date with current national and local labour markets, ensuring work placements meet College requirements and that information is shared with relevant departments.

Attend meetings and college events as directed.


Reference: 38747870

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