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Granville Academy - Careers, Work Experience and Aspirations Lead (Part Time)


Careers, Work Experience and Aspirations Lead


Grade DFT 7 £27,041 - £31,346 (£15,001 - £17,390 pro rata)

Contract Type:

Permanent – 22.5 hours, term time only + 3 weeks (41 weeks) 

Start Date:



The de Ferrers Trust is a Multi Academy Trust currently based in Staffordshire and Derbyshire. We currently consist of 3 Secondary Academies and 4 Primary Academies.

Our Vision and Aims

To ensure that all the children and young people in our care have the opportunity to fulfil their potential through achieving highly, regardless of their ability or background.

We aim to achieve our vision through:

  • Delivering a high-quality education for all pupils.
  • Recruiting, developing and retaining high - calibre members of staff.
  • Establishing and developing robust governance.
  • Ensuring financial probity and viability.
  • Developing a highly efficient trust infrastructure and central services.
  • Establishing effective systems to support the sustainable growth of the Trust.

Granville Academy

Location: Burton Road, Woodville, Derbyshire, DE11 7JR


Granville Academy has an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and driven individual with proven experience as a Careers Leader within education to join the team.

Under the direction of the Vice Principal, you will co-ordinate and lead the CEIAG provision and prepare and implement a careers programme for all students. Providing high quality information, advice and guidance enabling students to make informed decisions about their future learning and employment pathways.  You will also coordinate and implement an annual work experience programme for all students in year 10.

You will have excellent communication and organisational skills, an ability to relate to students, and working knowledge of the D2N2 Employability Framework and Gatsby benchmarks.



The Trust believes that professional development is key to being successful and offers excellent opportunities for colleagues to grow and achieve. We provide tailored CPD and professional development, mentoring, strong support and a range of developmental opportunities across the Trust. 


Benefits Package

The de Ferrers Trust strives to be ‘Employer of Choice’ and are committed to the wellbeing and development of colleagues. Offering an excellent benefit package which includes:

  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Taste Card
  • Discounts for days out, shopping, holidays and much more, with different offers each month!
  • Access to a fully fitted fitness suite, located on site at The de Ferrers Academy.


Closing date: Friday 22nd January 2021, 9am

Interview date: w/c Monday 25th January 2021


How to Apply:

You can apply directly to the Trust HR Team via the Trust website or email applications to You must complete an application form to be considered. Due to safeguarding reasons we cannot accept C.Vs.

Please note: Completed applications should be received by 9:00am on the closing date.

If you do not hear back after 5 working days from closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Due to the volume of applications we receive, it is not policy to give individual feedback at this stage.

If you would like to discuss the role, or have any other queries, please contact 01283 216765 and ask to speak to Connie Williams, Academy Business Officer - HR.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the UK.