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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A short film created by Amazing Apprenticeships in partnership with the Cabinet Office, highlighting the range of different techniques being used by employers to shortlist potential apprentices
This resource contains a collection of toolkits to help more autistic young people access sustainable and meaningful employment opportunities.
The resources will help employers to develop their awareness and understanding of autism. They will support the hiring and retaining of talented autistic young people.
These resources are also relevant for autistic young people, their parents/carers, teachers, and other relevant professionals to support a young person to make informed choices about their future employment opportunities.
Created by the London team this resource supports thinking around virtual experiences of the workplace for schools and businesses
This research is available to support anyone who is involved in mentoring to better understand good practice.
HS2 have developed a new collection of STEM lessons and activities, to support teachers who would like to bring a careers context to curriculum learning.
The Key Stats 2021 publication contains a useful and informative overview of the Independent Training Provider sector and has been provided by the Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP)
Developed by the Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership the purpose of this guide is to help your school or college to build long-lasting relationships with local businesses to enhance the interventions your students receive throughout their time at your establishment.
Linking Careers to the Curriculum: A guide to engaging students and supporting progress by embedding teaching in the context of the world of work
This guide and recording have been written to support colleagues in engaging curriculum teachers and employers in co-creating high quality teaching and learning resources that are embedded in the context of the world of work. The model is based on a pilot project undertaken by the Careers and Enterprise Company in partnership with Academies Enterprise Trust and Cornerstone Employers
This resource contains links to a series of videos to support understanding around SONY as an employer as part of the My Skills My Future programme
Developed by Bam Nuttal this is an employer prject which features in the My Skills My Future programme and is around renewable energy. Targeted at Career SEND Group 2 this activity is suitable for those typically likely to take GCSE or Level 2 equivalent qualifications
This page contains resources for the Employer project section of the My Skills My Future programme designed by the team at Catcote Academy a Special
Developed by the team at GM Monk Electricians this easy to use project is designed to support understanding of a task performed by an Electrician and is part of the My Skills My Future programme