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.
This resource, developed by the Black Country Skills Factory, helps Careers Leaders identify whether or not careers are embedded within curriculum subject areas.
Access free online interactive resources, ready-made lessons and work experience opportunities – and build them into your progressive careers programme.
Developed by Forum Talent potential. Create meaningful learning experiences in partnership with local employers. This valuable toolkit is designed to help students make better choices about their futures.
Make exploring the world of work more engaging via gamification. Panjango Online is designed to demonstrate the importance of education in a fun way.
Engage the imagination and offer a fun and exciting way to learn about the future world of work with this much-loved game format.
The STEM Careers Toolkit for secondary schools and colleges is filled with creative ideas and practical suggestions on how to build STEM specific content into your careers strategy.
Access a free-to-use online platform that hosts all the tools you need to build the eight essential skills as outlined by the Skills Builder.
Access a wealth of free, relevant and inspirational careers advice via Skillsumo – the site is packed with engaging bite-size videos and animations.
Help students understand the range of opportunities available to them through Higher Education and inspire them to continue learning via an engaging learning experience.
The Panjango Game is a fast-moving board game that explores the world of work in a fun way – developing key skills such as teamworking and problem solving.