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The CEIAG Team at Sandhill View

We have a whole school approach to CEIAG, at Sandhill View Academy with every member of staff helping to deliver quality and impartial CEIAG, allowing students to access the necessary information to help them make informed decisions about their futures.

Main Careers Team

Hilary Akien: Director of Careers and Community Relations

  • Strategic leadership of CEIAG across the Academy
  • Prepare and implement CEIAG annual development plan and CEIAG programmes
  • Develop and organise all areas of CEIAG, including: ‘Careers Education’, ‘Careers Information’, ‘Careers Advice’ and ‘Careers Guidance’
  • Develop external links, e.g. employer engagement programme, apprenticeship providers, colleges and universities
  • Commission and negotiate SLAs to facilitate students’ access to personal and impartial careers guidance
  • Ensure that the provision meets the quality of a dedicated CEIAG award
  • Utilise destination measures data and LMI information to inform future planning
  • Ensure students develop their employability skills and encourage students to take ownership of their career plans.
  • Monitor CEIAG provision and the one to one careers guidance interview programme
  • Promote careers across the curriculum.
  • Co-ordinate and evaluate Careers Focus days
  • Liaise with SMSC Co-ordinator, More Able Co-ordinator and Southmoor Sixth form
  • Co-ordinate CEIAG CPD for all staff, including pastoral and support staff
  • Consult with young people, parents and staff on CEIAG provision.

Emma Johnson: SMSC Co-ordinator:

  • Co-ordinate and monitor SMSC education at across the academy, including PSHE, citizenship and careers education
  • Establish and develop a programme of high quality Focus Days to develop students’  resilience, self-esteem and aspiration

Julia Robinson: Careers Advisor Connexions:

  • Careers guidance interviews
  • Action plans

Anthony Blake: More able co-ordinator: Anthony Blake:

  • Raise aspirations for the more-able cohort
  • Promote the wide range of progression routes available including: sixth forms, colleges, further education, higher education
  • Enrichment  activities programme and analysis

 

All teaching staff

  • Ensure they are familiar with the Academy career plan and its objectives
  • Link curriculum areas to careers
  • Support the development of employability skills
  • Promote progression routes within their curriculum areas
  • Develop external links to support CEIAG within curriculum areas
  • Feedback specific student needs (or opportunities) to the CEIAG team
  • Signpost students to appropriate CEIAG advice and information

Sally Holt: SENCO

  • Provide support to SEN students with their individual careers action plans
  • Review SEN student career action plans with their parents to ensure they are engaged and supportive of the plans
  • Ensure the Director of Careers  understands the Academy’s statutory responsibility to students with SEN
  • Generate individual career action plans as part of the Education Health and Care plan

Heads of Year and Pastoral Teams

  • Ensure they are familiar with the Academy career plan and its objectives
  • Work with the CEIAG team to provide additional support for the NEET risk group
  • Encourage students to think positively about their career prospects and what they could be doing to enhance their life chances
  • Feedback specific student needs (or opportunities) to the CEIAG team
  • Tutors deliver careers programme as part of the Extended Tutor Time (ETT)
  • Year 11 tutors support students with careers action plans
  • Year 10 tutors support delivery of  works experience  programme and completion of CV
  • Year 9 tutors support students with Take Your Child to Work programme
  • Engage with Academy careers CPD

Margaret Palmer: LRC Manager

  • Ensure a wide variety of  quality, unbiased resources  are available on all pathways
  • Ensure the careers resources meets the needs of each age group
  • Monitor the usage of each resource type and explore if and how information sources can be improved
  • Research available careers resources

Pupil Achievement Mentors

  • Encourage students to think positively about their future exams and career prospects and what they could be doing to enhance their life chances
  • Raise aspirations and self esteem
  • Feedback specific student needs (or opportunities) to the CEIAG team
  • Signpost students to appropriate CEIAG advice and information
  • Support the CV building and letter of application
Governance

Lesley Watson: CEIAG Governor

  • Monitor provision of CEIAG
  • Termly review of CEIAG with Director of Careers