Download our model job description and person specification
Use our model job description and personal specification to recruit your next careers leader. It's based on the DfE's statutory guidance on careers guidance and the Careers and Enterprise Company (CEC)'s guidance on the role of a careers leader.
You'll need to adapt it to suit your school's context, needs and priorities. For example, your careers leader might be:
- A teacher
- A member of your senior leadership team or middle leadership
- A careers professional
- An external professional who works across several schools
Make sure your job advert complies with safeguarding guidance and equality law
You're not required to advertise this position internally or externally, but it's good practice to do so. Find out what you need to include in your job advert for maintained schools and academies to help you recruit safely.