Employability and Student Progression Coordinator

SGS Berkeley Green UTC

Discover the benefits of joining SGS Academy Trust

Join South Gloucestershire and Stroud Academy Trust and be part of educating the workforce of the future, whilst receiving training and development to support your transition into an exciting new career.

We’re really keen to hear from enthusiastic, committed potential employees of the future. For our part, we will provide you with a rewarding career and the development and support you need to make this transition successful.

You will become part of the SGS family, which includes other schools within the Trust and SGS College.

Many valuable staff benefits. Including:

  • Free Parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted shopping benefits
  • Excellent Pension Schemes: Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) for Corporate staff and Teachers Pension Scheme (TPS) for academic staff
  • Access to a wide variety of external health and wellbeing resources via SGS College’s occupational health portal.

What support is available to me?

You will be invited to attend our comprehensive induction programme and get up to date with all statutory and mandatory training. You will be entitled to a selection of training and development opportunities to support your professional and personal development.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team. We are looking to recruit a dynamic and effective colleague who will help open doors to the future of young people in the South West.

Employability and Student Progression Co-ordinator                 

Post Number: SGSUTC05

Full Time Equivalent Salary Range: Up to SCP 31, £28,794.00 pro rata per annum

Actual Salary Range: Up to £28,190.43 per annum

*Based on Contract Type & Hours

(Salary is dependent on level of qualification and experience)

Term Time Only Contracts will occur a salary adjustment if the start date is after 1st September

Contract Type: Fixed term, Term time only, Full time

Hours: 37 hours per week / 44 weeks per year


Opened in 2017, SGS Berkeley Green UTC is a small, specialist technology college helping young people realise their future ambitions to work in a STEM-related field.  Our students, aged 14 – 19, specialise in either engineering, digital technologies or cyber-security, and enjoy a curriculum that has employability at its very heart.

Based near the Gloucestershire town of Berkeley, on the beautiful banks of the River Severn, students have access to state-of-the art, industry-standard facilities and equipment.  Our teachers are experts in their disciplines and we work closely with our employer and university partners.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team.  We are looking to recruit a dynamic and effective colleague who will:

  1. Develop relationships with industry partners to support all aspects of the curriculum
  2. Lead our progression and careers provision
  3. Co-ordinate programmes to help students realise future career ambitions
  4. Be responsible for organising events, managing projects and contributing to curriculum delivery
  5. Co-ordinate our work-experience programme

You will be a team player; well-organised and highly motivated; confident, articulate, with strong presentation skills; and passionate about improving the life chances of young people.  You are likely to have a background in CEIAG, education or in a STEM-related industry.

If you are interested in this position please complete a SGSAT- Application Form and return hrservicedesk@sgscol.ac.uk ensuring you quote the Post reference number.

Closing Date: Wednesday 20th May 2020                                 

Expected Interview Date: TBC

The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a satisfactory Disclosure Certificate, Enhanced with Children’s Barred list check, as a requirement of the job.

South Gloucestershire and Stroud Academy Trust welcomes applications from all sectors of the community and is an equal opportunities employer.


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Date Posted: 05/05/2020

Deadline for applications: 20/05/2020

Location: SGS Berkeley Green UTC

Start date: 01/09/2020

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