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Employability Officer - The Education People

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Role Responsibility

An exciting opportunity for the position of an Employability Officer has arisen in The Education People’s School Improvement, Secondary, Special and PRUs & Skills and Employability Service.

The role of the Employability Officer is crucial in developing employer engagement to support the service in the development of employability activities and to build employer networks. The successful candidate will ensure the work of the area team in Apprenticeships, Participation and Careers Enterprise Company (CEC) is fully integrated and has impact in providing opportunities for young people and building employer networks. The postholder will also be responsible for developing and evaluating projects involving employers, schools, and other partnership organisations.

The post holder will support the Principal Apprenticeship Lead and Principal post 16 Lead. In developing the employer networks, working closely with the CEC to support the skills and employment strategy. Supporting a number of schools, in collaboration with CEC, engaging with employers to developing an employment pathway through work experience, work trials and apprenticeships, increasing the number of apprenticeships and employment starts across Kent.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Contact Details

David Knox - 03000 416359

Mike Rayner - 03000 416599

About the Company

The Education People is owned by Kent County Council and is a one-stop shop for education services, to help you improve learning, wellbeing and children’s development. We support the full age range from early years to young adults, with over 800 products and services available specific to education needs always. Our people are here to support your people and ensure you receive a high quality product and get value for money.

Whilst this post is advertised via KCC your employment will be with The Education People.

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