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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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.
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 resource has been developed by colleagues in Liverpool City Region Careers Hub to support resource and CPD to Careers Leaders on all elements of BM1
Watch this webinar and following the accompanying resource to support planning and delivery of meaningful experiences of the workplace
Created by the London team this resource supports thinking around virtual experiences of the workplace for schools and businesses
Personalise your own CEIAG (Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance) policy with this helpful template designed by the Bridge, Greater Manchester.
This resource accompanies BM 4 Masterclass and supports Career Leaders and Enterprise Advisers to embed careers across the curriculum via 3 approaches. The resource breaks down each of the approaches and includes supporting resource of audit tools and checklists
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.
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 team in Swindon and Wiltshire Careers Hub, this resource supports Careers Leaders with approaches to feedback and effective evaluation of their careers programme. There is a longer guide for Careers Leader available along with a shorter quick reference version
This portal lists organisations that have activities that meet Gatsby Benchmark 5 (encounters with employers and employees) and Benchmark 6 (experience of workplaces)
Raise aspirations and improve personal development within students by using this mentoring programme, which has been developed by the Heart of the South West (HOTSW).