Careers Advisor (1 year temporary employment) – The English School

Job Overview

  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Position Officer
  • Industry Education
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Contact Person Lilian Tourapi
  • Contact Email [email protected]

The English School invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the following post:

Careers Advisor –Temporary 1 year appointment/Full time (starting immediately)

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

•University degree

•Very good written, oral communication and interpersonal skills

•Very good knowledge of university application processes (UK, Europe and US)

•Strong presentation skills

•Organisational skills and good time management

•IT literacy, including the ability to use email, various software packages, the internet and social media technologies

•Experience in Careers education or similar experience

•Excellent spoken and written command of the English Language

Job Description

•Prepare and implement careers programme for all year groups (2-7) as per the Gatsby benchmarks;

•Provide advice and guidance to pupils on career planning to support them consider the various options available;

•Provide individual, face-to-face interviews to students and graduates;

•Collaborate with Line Manager, Heads of Department, and the SMT in guiding pupils in their choice of subjects leading to academic qualification, university/college entrance and apprenticeships;

•Provide training for form tutors (personal statements, advice for students);

•Provide a ‘Full service offer’ for parents and students (Course advice, accommodation, requirements etc);

•Advise students on CVs, cover letters and interviews and hold mock interviews and application form reviews;

•Deliver careers-related presentations;

•Organise programmes of workshops featuring external speakers, such as employers or representatives from professional bodies;

•Deliver specialist advice on all aspects of the US and European admission systems.

Full details of the posts can be downloaded from the School’s website: www.englishschool.ac.cy

Completed applications and a letter of application ONLY to be submitted electronically via the employment online form, which can be found on the School’s website

For any queries please contact the Human Resources Manager on 22 799 515

Closing date for completed applications to reach the School by 12.00 noon, Friday 17th September 2021

Note: The English School, Nicosia is committed to the safeguarding and protection of children and young people. Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate criminal records checks. Questions regarding safeguarding of children will be asked during the interview.

Any canvassing will disqualify

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