Education Business Advisor

10 May 2022
£26,500 - £29,750 / year

Job Description

About the employer:

At Futures we lead by example. People are at the heart of everything that we do, and we’re determined to help the people we work with be the best they can be. We put people first when it comes to our workforce; a happy and motivated team is vital to us and most of our people have been with us for years – so we like to think we’re pretty good at taking care of them.

About the role:
The purpose of this role is to increase the capability of the SME sector to engage in sustainable relationships with schools through the Unlocking Potential Hub project. As Education Business Advisor you will create and deliver activities that engage SMEs and inspires and prepares young people for the world of work which in turn allows them to attain the skills and insight needed to make better informed decisions about their careers and their futures. Support will be channelled through a digital platform, which will act as a primary point of access (PPOA) for SMEs, school staff, young people and parents to engage with the programme. *Please note this is to cover maternity leave so is a temporary role – part time will be considered for the right applicant*

The successful candidate:
Knowledge of the careers IAG in schools
A minimum of level 2 in English and Mathematics
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Experience of initiating and maintaining relationships with employers
Awareness of local, regional and national priorities for employment and skills provision
Proven experience of building and delivering accurate pipelines

What we can offer:
Work life balance with sociable hours Monday to Friday (9 to 5).
Continual training and upskilling (including IEP and other courses).
Working with a great team and caring organisation.
Pay scales offering increase in salary based on performance.
Opportunity to develop and make a career in the employment sector.

Employee benefits:
Pension Plus Plan: Automatic enrolment into the People’s Pension scheme with 5% employer contribution and 3% employee contribution.
Holidays: 25 days Annual leave + 8 Bank Holidays during first year of service increasing to 30 days after 5 years and 33 days after 10.
Westfield Health insurance covering optical and dental appointments and 24/7 counselling and advice.
Westfield Rewards: Access to special offers on goods and services from 450 leading online and high street retailers
Holiday Plus: Opportunity to buy additional leave after a year’s service.
Protection of Loss of No Claims Bonus/Excess Insurance Scheme: Designed to provide a measure of compensation for Loss of Bonus or payment of Excess,
Travel Schemes: Schemes with Nottingham City Transport and Tram network to provide discounted rates for regular bus and tram travel.

How to apply:

To apply please submit your CV and a supporting statement which matches your skills to our Person Specification which you can find on our Job Description at – Your supporting statement will be used for shortlisting so please ensure to attach this to your application!

Disability Confident: As a Disability Confident employer, we undertake to interview disabled people who meet the minimum essential criteria as detailed on the person specification. If you have a disability, please make this known in your application