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Employability and Transition Coordinator

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School Support Staff

Chatsworth Futures Specialist College

Chatsworth Futures Specialist College
Vicarage Road
M27 0WA

Employability and Transition Coordinator
Grade: 2C, £19,024 - £21,004 per annum + 10 inset days
Working Hours: 34.75 hours per week, Term-time only
Working Pattern: Monday-Friday, 8:30am – 3:45pm (Tuesday until 4:45pm)
Contract Type:  Permanent

Start date on 7th June 2021

Chatsworth Futures is seeking a dynamic and inspirational Employability and Transition Coordinator to join the team on our journey to success. This new role will involve working closely with the learners, staff, parents and external agencies to gain positive outcomes for our learners.

You will need to be committed, passionate, confident and emotionally intelligent. You will need a deep understanding of how people with learning difficulties learn and a practical knowledge of how to the get the very best, aspirational outcomes from them. You will need to be able to take a proactive approach to the role and maintain good knowledge and understanding of ongoing developments within relevant areas to your role.

As an outstanding practitioner you will have key areas of responsibility for the transition in and out of learners. You will work closely with the Vice Principal to develop and drive forward quality improvement standards across the college to support the enhancement of teaching and learning activity.

With a strong commitment to supporting the management of all operational aspects that relate to your role, you will have a full understanding of quality standards and a sound understanding of the current FE climate.

For your skills, drive and dedication we can offer:
  • A fantastic group of engaging and aspirational learners
  • A supportive and enthusiastic team
  • The opportunity to grow and learn as a professional
  • Generous terms and conditions
  • A chance to develop within the Trust
Chatsworth Futures has been through a challenging time after receiving an ‘inadequate’ outcome at our last Ofsted inspection back in January 2019. Since then, developments within our staff team has resulted in 2 very positive monitoring visits and we are delighted with the progress that we are making. These are exciting times and this is a fantastic opportunity to play a key role within a dynamic and innovative team, to further develop of our college. 

Candidates are warmly encouraged to arrange a visit to the college by contacting the college office on 0161 707 1417. Please visit our website:

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Closing Date: 21st May 2021 12 noon
Shortlisting Date: 24th May 2021
Interview Date: 27th May 2021

 The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a fully enhanced DBS check.
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Safe working
We are a Covid-safe organisation and you will have an individual risk assessment when you join the organisation to ensure we effectively support your health and wellbeing throughout your employment.

About your benefits
You will be welcomed into a friendly environment where your personal and professional development will be encouraged and you will have the opportunity to work and grow in a values based organisation where people are at the heart of everything we do. We promote a positive permission culture, empowering you to make a difference. Your opinions matter to us and you will have the opportunity to shape how we do things through our Salford 100 employee group and our employee led redesign approach. Your work-life balance and wellbeing are important to us so you will have access to a range of benefits including flexible working, green travel, pension and salary sacrifice schemes. In addition to this we offer a range of health and wellbeing options to suit your needs.

Continuous service commitment
New employees can now keep their service related benefits when moving between a whole host of public sector organisations within Greater Manchester, which include: Councils, NHS, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue, Transport for Greater Manchester, as well as many others.

Diversity and Inclusion
We are committed to developing a culture which respects individuals, appreciates difference and allows everyone regardless of background to reach their full potential. We are proud to be an accredited disability confident employer and a Stonewall Diversity Champion. We understand how hard it can be to combine caring for a loved one with work so we aim to provide support and flexibility to balance family and caring responsibilities with work 

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