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Dear Students, Parents & Carers,

Welcome to our useful resources page. These pages are designed for Students, Parents and Carers to provide you with more information about careers paths, Labour Market Information (LMI), Post 16 & 18 options and much more.

Students/Parents

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Once registered, you will build your profile by identifying which skills and qualities you are strongest in, these are then “matched” to jobs you maybe suited to in the future. You will engaged with planned careers modules during your PSHCE programme with this being recorded in your “profile” on Start.

Delve deeper into the information to find out how many opportunities there maybe locally, what other jobs are similar and actual job openings. Discover what labour markets (LMI) are growing locally, nationally and internationally and what routes you could take at each transition. From A Levels to BTECs’ to T-Levels and Apprenticeships all the information is covered as part of our school career journey and mapped on Start.  

However, with this website you can return to your profile repeatedly, as your skills develop and ideas change. Update your interests and change your skills and add more experiences as you move through your school careers journey.

Within George Green’s School Careers programme, students are provided with multiple opportunities to access impartial and independent advice and guidance.

Working directly with Tower Hamlets Careers Service and the Young WorkPaths team based in the heart of our borough, this team of fully qualified career professional provide our students with impartial guidance needed to make a success transition from school to further education, training or employment. 

Students are given the opportunity to access this support and at key transition points in years 11 and throughout the sixth form. Students are provided with the opportunity for either individual guidance or small group guidance dependent upon their need in year 11 and again within the sixth form.

In addition to this, they are supported by the pastoral teams in the form of their Tutors, Year Lead, Careers Lead and other key members of the school community.

If students would like to access additional support to those outlined, then do please contact Mr Kemp who can organise any additional support were possible. ckemp@georgereens.com 

National Careers Service  

A comprehensive careers website with job profiles. These profiles outline the skills required, main tasks, pay levels and career prospects for hundreds of different jobs. The NCS provides guidance on the different stages involved in getting a job.

Next Steps & Post 16

Barclays LifeSkills

Helps young people get the skills and experiences they need to enter the world of work. 

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Provides useful videos about a wide range of job roles. This resource will help if you a researching different jobs.

Sector Specific Careers Information:

 Discover Creative Careers

Bringing together careers information and opportunities from creative organisations in one exportable directory. 

Health Careers

Interested in a career in the health sector? Find out more about the huge range of careers and opportunities offered by the NHS, one of the largest employers in the UK.

Go Construct - Industry led, funded by the CITB levy

The Go Construct website showcases the many career opportunities available in construction and the built environment. 

Tasty Careers

 

Careers resources for careers in food, drink and hospitality.

Target Career Sectors

Target Careers provides a wealth of information on various career pathways. 

 Careers in Sport

The latest news, jobs and careers advice in the Sports Industry. 

Apprenticeships & T Levels:

Apprenticeships 

The National Apprenticeship Service is a government backed website which shows live apprenticeship vacancies. 

Parent’s Guide to Apprenticeships 

A useful guide for parents/carers on the ins and outs of apprenticeships. 

T Levels

T Levels are new courses which follow GCSEs and are equivalent to 3 A levels. These 2-year courses, which launched September 2020, have been developed in collaboration with employers and businesses so that the content meets the needs of industry and prepares students for work, further training or study. More inform check here

Post 18 Options:

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Which University?
A useful website which offers information on university courses as well as providing guidance on choosing the right GCSEs for certain careers.

UCAS home page

UCAS is the higher education admissions service. Their website provides very helpful information for students thinking of applying to higher education.  It also contains information on different options, including apprenticeships if you are considering this route as an alternative. 

 Informed Choices

What you study at sixth form or college can affect your options at university and your future career. Use informed choices to help you understand which subject choices open up different

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Explore apprenticeships and other possible alternatives including Gap Year options 

Writing CVs/Interviews/Work experience:

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Top 10 Employability Skills 

Looking for a STEM-based career? STEM has compiled together the 10 main skills that employers value. Employability Skills are often based on knowledge, technical skills and attitude skills which employers greatly value in their employees. Nevertheless, these skills apply to many non-STEM careers. 

CV's and Cover Letters

The Prospects website provides lots of careers information and examples of CV writing and much more. 

Tips for Assessment Centres

Have an upcoming assessment centre and aren’t sure how to prepare? Prospects have compiled useful information that includes an overview of what you might expect and tips to help prepare for the day.

SpringPod

Join work experience programmes with top employers. Build your profile, develop your skills, and gain valuable experience. Get a place on the course of your dreams OR get hired straight out of school.

See Teams posts from Mr Kemp on the latest offers from SpringPod.

Speakers4Schools gives all young people access to the top. By connecting schools with industry leading employers, giving you access and opening your eyes to the possibilities ahead.

Create your free Experience account with Speakers for Schools below and watch out for information via Mr Kemp.

Home | GetMyFirstJob

Search for 1000s of Apprenticeships, Work Experience and Degree Apprenticeships by selecting the distance from your address and the types of jobs you are interested in. When you have found a vacancy that interests you, click the “Find Out More” button and you will be directed to the Vacancy details. 

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Over 8850 Vacancies for students, Graduates and Young Professionals. 

Do It

Do IT Foundation has been digitally connecting communities for over ten years, making it easy for people to come together and do good things. 

National Citizen Service

Designed specially for 16 and 17 year olds, the NCS experience will give you a clearer idea of what you want from your future. Watch out for the PowerPoint promoting this fantastic offer.

WiKiJob

Produces content on careers, products and wellness to educate, inform and enlighten the readers including help to answer interview questions. 

Labour Market Information:

Labour Market Information

Labour Market Information (LMI) is the name for facts and figures about jobs and employment. The information is used to give an overall picture of the past, present and future of work. The labour market is the term used to describe the amount of people working and looking for work, and the amount of jobs.

Labour Market Information (LMI) obtained from the Office for National Statistics and Gov.uk updated in January 2020

Tips for Assessment Centres

Giving employers the chance to compare the performance of lots of candidates at the same time assessment centres are a very common feature of graduate recruitment 

Jobcentre Near Me makes it easy to find your nearest Jobcentre Plus offices and information about benefits and support.

CAREERS Contacts

              Mr Kemp

             Careers Lead

             ckemp@georgegreens.com

             0207001450

 

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