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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The 101 Amazing Apprenticeship Activities for Schools Guide is designed to be used by schools and other educational establishments supporting students in years 10 – 13, teachers and parents
Inform young people and their parents about the options available after GCSE level learning with these visually engaging guides – developed by the Department for Education.
Developed by the Inspiring Worcestershire Careers Hub team this activity should enable SEND students from with the ability to begin to learn how to research information regarding different job roles of interest to them.
Developed by the Inspiring Worcestershire Careers Hub team this resource has been specifically
designed to be used as a discussion activity with SEND students around a TV programme linked to the world of work
Help more of your students progress into the UK’s most competitive universities by using these free CPD resources, developed by the Russell Group.
Developed by Green Corridor College this resource is part of the My Skills My Future programme
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.
The ASK programme (Apprenticeships Support and Knowledge for Schools and Colleges) continues to offer every educational establishment in England with students in years 10 – 13 access to a free, bespoke support package to transform apprenticeship and vocational education awareness activities so that students, parents and carers, teachers and careers advisers, and governors can be informed about the wonderful opportunities available.
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 this catalogue for teachers and careers staff, to guide them through Amazing Apprenticeships’ range of informative and inspirational resources on apprenticeships, traineeships, T Levels and other vocational pathways.
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 well-known resource can be used to help contextualise the world of work alongside curriculum study – and support young people in making informed decisions.