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Download our model job description and person specification and adapt it to meet your school's needs.

Model job description and person specification

KeyDoc: careers leader - model job description and person specification

Our model is based on the Careers & Enterprise Company's (CEC) guidance on the role of the careers leader.

You should adapt the person specification to suit your context as it will differ depending on whether you recruit a careers leader who is:

  • A teacher
  • A careers professional 
  • Or another professional from outside of education

How you could organise your careers leadership

You may choose to have:

Case studies demonstrating these 3 different approaches can be found on pages 9 to 14 of the

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