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Careers and Trips Lead

Scale 5/6 (points 12 – 22) - Actual Salary: £23,590 - £28,003 per annum
37 hours, Term Time Only (plus 13 days)
Closing Date
Monday July 15th, 2024 9am
Interview Date
Thursday July 18th, 2024

The Role

Trinity Academy Grammar 

Careers and Trips Lead

37 hours, Term Time Only plus 13 days (200 working days)

Scale 5/6 (points 12 – 22)

Actual Salary: £23,590 – £28,003 per annum

Trinity Academy Grammar is an ambitious and inclusive 11-16 school that, for the first time in the school’s history, is over-subscribed with over 1,000 students on roll; having grown this number from 650 when we first started since becoming part of the Trinity Multi-Academy Trust. 

Since then, Trinity Academy Grammar has had a plethora of successes.  In February 2023 Ofsted graded the academy as good with outstanding features in leadership and personal development.  This followed being awarded the World Class School mark in 2021.  These transformational changes mean that it is an exciting time to join the academy, we are incredibly proud of our successes, and we are looking for the best people to work alongside our already committed team to continue our journey.   

The school is committed to providing an outstanding education for its students and is guided by the core values of Empathy, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility, which permeate every aspect of school life. 

All of these fantastic and exciting initiatives require the expertise and commitment of dedicated staff and Trinity Academy Grammar now wishes to appoint a Careers and Trips Lead to join our large support team.  

This varied role will see the successful candidate undertaking a range of fulfilling responsibilities including: 

  • To support the Senior Leadership Group in ensuring students at the academy receive high-quality, targeted post-16 and careers guidance and support. 
  • To collaborate with local colleges, higher education institutions and businesses to build positive relationships to further students’ career development, progression and employability opportunities  
  • To support students with applications to appropriate post-16 destinations 
  • Organise appropriate work experience and work-related programmes 
  • Implement a quality-assurance programme to monitor the success of internal initiatives and external programmes  
  • Track and monitor student experiences against the Gatsby Benchmarks 
  • Lead on the co-ordination and administration of school based events and external trips. 
  • Work with curriculum leaders to develop trip opportunities and career links 
  • Support the delivery of co-curricular and enrichment programmes, including personal health and social education and the Involve extra-curricular programme of after-school activities 
  • Support, monitor and evaluate the delivery of and resources used across the careers curriculum  

What we are looking for: 

  • 5 GCSEs including English and Maths at Grade C or above (or equivalent) 
  • Evidence of working in a similar careers role, or of working to support young people 
  • Strong administrative skills with the ability to organise and plan work to meet deadlines 
  • Ability to forge strong and positive relationships with students to motivate and inspire  
  • Experience of working with and managing a wide range of stakeholders 

We have a strong track record in helping our employees with their career development, and we would be keen to support the successful candidate in obtaining the level 6 qualification in career guidance and development.  

Our vision is to be the most transformational academy in England.  If you would like to be part of our journey, we look forward to hearing from you.  

What can we offer you? 

  • An opportunity to help shape the transformation of Trinity Academy Grammar 
  • Full support from a dedicated team of senior leaders and a large pastoral team 
  • Career progression and cross-trust working  
  • Support to complete Level 6 Careers Leaders Qualification 
  • A range of staff benefits, including an Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to Work scheme, Electric Car scheme, reduced-cost health cover and access to the West Yorkshire Pension Fund 

You must be fully committed to optimising the opportunities that are available to children and young people, secure in the knowledge that you will be joining an ambitious forward-thinking Academy Trust that sets the standards for our family of schools and academies. 

Start Date: 01 September 2024  

Closing Date: 9am, Monday 15 July 2024 

Interviews: Thursday 18 July 2024 

Trinity Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All appointments are made subject to an enhanced DBS check.  We are an equal opportunities employer and want our staff profile to reflect the community we serve.