Careers Advisor and Librarian - St John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy

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St John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy
37 hours per week, Term Time plus 10 days (to include 5 inset days)
Oxford Road, Dewsbury WF13 4LL
Grade 9
Actual Salary range £25,132 - £27,587

St John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy is looking to appoint a dynamic and visionary member of staff to design and implement a progressive Careers Advice and Guidance Curriculum, provide bespoke one to one career advice and to run the library. 

This is a new post and sits under the Assistant Headteacher of Personal Development who is also new to post in September. 

Together, we would like both posts to forge a culture of high Aspiration, which is one of our 'Care' values. 

The role will be supported until the end of March 2023 by C&K Careers, so continuing the work they have done to ensure all students have clear pathways of progression. 

The librarian part of the role will support the implementation of Accelerated Reader and to develop exciting and dynamic ways to encourage a love of reading. This will form an important strand of our literacy strategy for next academic year. 


For further  details  or  to  take  a  look  around  the  Academy  ahead  of  application   please  contact, (Deputy Headteacher) or telephone the Academy on 01924 527000

A CES application form is available from the School website,  Interested candidates are encouraged to download the job specification and application form.  Application forms should be returned to by 9.00 am on Monday 10th October 2022.


St John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy is committed to the protection of our children and to best practice in the recruitment of staff. 

Applicants should note that, in accordance with KEEPING CHILDREN SAFE IN EDUCATION, it is the applicant’s responsibility to have made any necessary registrations relevant at the time of making this application which is required for people working or volunteering with children.   Accordingly, any offer of employment made will be conditional upon the results of checks from the Disclosure & Barring Service (“the DBS”) and Employer Access Online (regarding teacher prohibition/disqualification from working with children and young people). 

This job is subject to a DBS check at the appropriate level, please refer to the Job Description/Profile.  A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

10 October 2022, 9:00 AM

This vacancy is closed to applications.