The Careers Leader needs to be someone who can:
- Take responsibility for continuous improvement of the strategic careers plan and the progressive careers programme, which should be planned and implemented to ensure positive outcomes for young people
- Coordinate and manage the various elements of the careers programme informed by a strategic careers plan aligned to school, special school or college priorities
- Liaise with external partners, such as employers, learning providers and career guidance services
- Pay careful attention to feedback from all stakeholders and to the destinations of pupils
Developed with you in mind, we’ve made it easy to quickly find the trusted, high quality resources you need to make a difference. We’ve identified, and regularly update, key resources that can directly support you as you plan, implement and measure the impact of your strategic careers plan and progressive careers programme and as you work towards achieving the Gatsby Benchmarks.
Careers Leader resources
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How do you get into specific roles within the health industry? This website, developed by Allied Health, shows students how to get into the profession.
This well-known resource can be used to help contextualise the world of work alongside curriculum study – and support young people in making informed decisions.
Developed by the team at the Black Country Careers Hub this resource features a number of videos looking at different roles available and reflections from people undertaking those roles. This resource features in the My Skills My Future programme
Watch this webinar and use the accompanying Careers in the Curriculum Modelling Tool Guide to support embedding Careers in the Curriculum
The HY Up Podcast is a series of interviews that captures the stories of inspiring people from all walks of life.
This programme has been collated from resources across our partners and network to support young people with SEND under the 2 groups identified in the SEND toolkit. It contains lessons around employability skill development , employer projects and engagement videos all to support young people in their next steps.
Make exploring the world of work more engaging via gamification. Panjango Online is designed to demonstrate the importance of education in a fun way.
Early career-related learning can have a lasting impact on pupils' perceptions of different occupations and how these link to learning in school.
Skills Builder Benchmark is an online self-assessment tool. Individuals aged 11+ can register and record their reflections against the Skills Builder Framework
Help students understand the range of opportunities available to them through Higher Education and inspire them to continue learning via an engaging learning experience.
T Levels are a brand-new qualification choice that will follow GCSEs and give students a head start towards the career they want. They will suit students who wish to start working towards a skilled occupation, prefer a practical approach to learning and want a predominantly classroom-based course
Use this content-rich website to inform and inspire young people’s career choices – featuring over 1,000 videos of real people talking about their careers.