Education Development Trust
Croydon, Greater London, United Kingdom
Member Company
22 days ago
Job Type
Job Duration
30,970.00 - 30,970.00
Min Education
Required Travel
Application End date
Salary - Currency
Pounds Sterling
Salary - Type
Yearly Salary
Job Function
Career Adviser


Qualified School & College Careers Advisers – across Croydon (onsite delivery with the possibility of some hybrid or remote working within certain schools/colleges) 

Onsite opportunities from April 2024 onwards in the following location:

  • CR0 6NA – Croydon  (one/two days per week, number of days to be confirmed) 

Salary: Starting salary for level 6 qualified is £30,970 within the London Borough’s per annum FTE (annual increments)

Level 4 CIAG may be considered by some of the Education settings (starting salary will be different to the level 6). We can offer training to level 6 through our own Assessment Centre for candidates who are already qualified to level 4 CIAG.

We would be happy to talk to you about our opportunities. If you would like an informal discussion before you apply, please contact ( so we can put you in touch with the relevant Contracts Manager.  

We are currently recruiting for experienced L6 (CIAG) Qualified Careers Advisers to join our Education Development Trust youth careers team from April 2024 to provide careers advice, guidance and support to individuals and groups of young people.

Role Type:

We have positions to suit all working preferences; full time, part time, zero-hour, term time, full year, onsite, hybrid, rolling contracts, fixed term contracts, permanent contracts.

At EDT we pride ourselves on creating an environment that supports a healthy work life balance for all our staff. We provide policies that encourage flexible working around individual needs. We offer a range of benefits including a generous holiday allowance (30 days plus bank holidays), company pension scheme and additional voluntary money saving benefits.

At Education Development Trust, we strive to create a workplace where everyone feels valued, can be themselves and knows they can reach their full potential.  We embrace and celebrate our differences through various initiatives and support colleagues through a number of staff networks. We’re committed to building a strong, diverse workforce and making Education Development Trust an inclusive place to work.  If you have specific requirements or adjustments, please let us know if there is anything we can do to support your application.  We are proud to be a member of the Disability Confident employer scheme.


Key duties:

You will produce tailored careers information, advice, and guidance to meet the needs of young people and support the school in achieving the Gatsby benchmarks. These are face to face, term time only vacancies in schools.

You will have:

  • Level 4 or 6 qualification in careers guidance (CIAG)
  • Experience of working with young people preferably in a school or college setting
  • Thorough knowledge of education, employment, training and personal development opportunities that are available for young people/labour market information.
  • Provide careers advice and guidance in a one-to-one setting or group workshop/assemblies to support students with their career aspirations.
  • Arrange career talks and a range of activities for students.
  • Have the ability to engage with and inspire young people with SEND and disadvantaged as well as with their parents/carers.
  • Support the Schools or College Careers Leader to implement and enhance the schools programme to contribute towards meetings the Gatsby Benchmarks.
  • Demonstrate professional commitment to Children's rights, equal opportunities and diversity.
  • Undertake administration duties to ensure that all delivery evidence is complete and compliant in line with contract and quality standards.
  • Experience of working with vulnerable groups and those with special educations needs and disabilities (SEND).

Our Careers Advisers are expected to work flexibly and independently but will be supported as part of the wider team. Applicants must demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 

Education Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults whom we work with and come into contact with around the world. All applicants are subject to thorough screening and successful candidates are subject to the relevant level of criminal record checks with national police authorities or the UK’s Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). This will be at minimum a basic DBS check.

Job ID: 72980051
Educational Services
Reading , United Kingdom

Education Development Trust provides outstanding, sustainable education solutions. In partnership with schools and governments as well as public and private partners, we transform the lives of millions of learners worldwide. We deliver education services and consultancy on a global scale as well as manage a portfolio of free schools, academies and independent schools. As a not-for-profit and a registered charity, any surpluses generated from our work are invested into our publicly available programme of educational r...

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