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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Amazing Apprenticeships has created this tool to help schools and other educational establishments to work through a series of questions to assess where they are in their planning and provision of apprenticeship information
Amazing Apprenticeships has created a quiz to challenge the individual’s knowledge of apprenticeship employers. The quiz helps individuals to find out more about apprenticeship schemes from some of the country’s top apprenticeship employers, providing more insight and encouraging self-research
Amazing apprenticeships has created a guide for Senior Leadership Teams for developing a whole school approach to apprenticeships
Amazing Apprenticeships has created an ‘What is a traineeship?’ fun and informative 10 question quiz to test the knowledge of individuals to see how much they know about traineeships!
Amazing Apprenticeships has created ‘What is an apprenticeship?’, a fun and informative 10 question quiz to test the knowledge of individuals to see how much they know about apprenticeships!
As a Careers Leader, you can use this revised checklist as an annual review of provision to support your planning for the following year.
This framework will help career development professionals to quality assure their career development interventions and determine any areas that may require development.
This resource, developed by the Black Country Skills Factory, helps Careers Leaders identify whether or not careers are embedded within curriculum subject areas.
Feel confident that your interpretation of the eight Gatsby Benchmarks aligns with that of other schools across the country by using this handy set of prompt questions.
With our free Compass+ tool you can benchmark, manage, track and report on your school's careers provision at individual student level.
This newsletter, developed by the team at our Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Hub, includes lots of useful templates and examples to support all areas of Gatsby Benchmark 1.
Developed by the Career Leader at Bedford Academy this resource is an example of how destination data can be analysed and used to inform future provision