Date Listed : 4/9/2020

Specific Skills Required : We’re looking for people who are:
• Well-connected, with some understanding of local businesses and programmes that motivate and prepare students for the world of work
• Able to communicate and network with a wide range of stakeholders, including teachers and business professionals
• Sympathetic to the challenges faced by schools and colleges, and able to offer relevant, impartial, practical and impactful strategic advice
• Supportive, flexible and open to building strong and sustainable partnerships
• Willing to promote both vocational and academic routes into work, and have an understanding of the current GM labour market

Benefits to you : Will give you access to CPD, new networks across industry sectors and the chance to shape the future of your workforce.
Your local Enterprise Coordinator will also offer ongoing support, for example:
• A training and induction programme to explore the different aspects of the role
• An extensive network of dedicated and talented EAs, from a wide range of sectors, to share best practice
• A comprehensive range of toolkits and resources promoting delivery of quality career activities

Days / Dates / Times Required : 6-8 hours per month. Weekdays

Area of opportunity : Manchester

PLEASE QUOTE REFERENCE ‘VO10040’ WHEN APPLYING

Could you help us build the bridge between education and work?

We are looking for passionate professionals from a range of sectors to join our Enterprise Adviser network. We need people that want to help students from Wigan choose the right next steps for them, and learn the right skills for their careers.
We are the link between schools and businesses across the region – we currently manage a network of almost 200 schools and colleges, where Enterprise Advisers work with teachers and school leaders to support high quality, aspirational careers education, ensuring their students gain wide exposure to the world of work.
If you’re interested in building strong relationships, want to use your networks to support young people to make the right decisions for their future, and can offer both strategic and operational support for careers activities, this role is for you. The role is varied, but the kind of support you might be asked to offer includes:

• Working with teachers to complete an audit to understand existing careers provision, successes, challenges and gaps
• Delivering staff CPD sessions on careers in the curriculum or other topics
• Supporting senior leaders and teachers to design a whole school careers education plan
• Organising visits or tours of your workplace to give insights into different careers

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