Careers

At Everest we believe it is crucial for students to think about their life and career post year 11. Being 'future ready' is one of our five strategic aims.  We have an on-site careers advisor who meets with all of our students on an individual basis and provides them with a bespoke careers package so that our students understand exactly what they need to do to reach their goals. We also have excellent links with the Southern Universities Network who offer courses and workshops to guide pupils to make the appropriate choices for their future.

 

We offer:

  • A programme of impartial 1:1 careers advice and guidance.
  • Regular visits to a wide range of local colleges.
  • Talks from representatives from employers as well as from further and higher education institutions.
  • Opportunities for apprenticeship talks and employer visits.
  • Careers as a core part of our pastoral programme.
  • Targetted work experience for identified students.
  • Interview skills sessions and job application workshops.

Working with You

We know that we have a huge wealth of experience in our parent body and local community to tap into to help expose our students to different career pathways. 

If you are a business in the local area and would like to improve your Corporate Social Responsibility by working with a school then please do get in touch with Hannah Dibden, our Headteacher, on 01256 465 547. 

You may be able to come in and deliver a workshop, an assembly, help students practice their interview skills or even offer some tailored and targeted work experience. 

We highly value any contribution you are able to share with us and are aware that your time is precious; please see below a breakdown of the ways in which you can support us. If you would like to get in touch to discuss any alternative support you are able to and would like to offer, we would love to hear from you. 

Measuring Impact

We measure the impact of our careers guidance annually looking specifically at the progression pathways of students from KS4 to further education and employment. All evaluation is completed with the support of the Gatsby ‘Good Career Guidance’ programme. The next review of our careers programme will commence at the start of the 2019-20 academic year. For more information regarding Gatsby please visit: http://www.goodcareerguidance.org.uk/

2019-20 College Open Days

For more information about careers and how to access information please contact our careers lead Chris Wood: cwood@everestcommunityacademy.org , 01256 465547

Other useful websites and Information

https://www.ratemyapprenticeship.co.uk/

https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship
https://www.gov.uk/browse/education/universities-higher-education
https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/
https://www.savethestudent.org/

https://spark.adobe.com/page/7rXLpiRR4mehN/ (Health & Social Care Careers)

NHS Careers Newsletter

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