Careers

Students are supported throughout their time at Iveshead in accessing careers advice and information.  This is through a number of initiatives such as attending careers fairs and participating in experience days.  A full breakdown of our careers provision is available to view here.

RAF Recruitment Presentation

Our Provider Access Statement is available to view here.

Careers Lead – Miss Sophie McNally smcnally@ivesheadschool.org

Events and Activities

Teen Tech, an award winning charity who promote STEM and careers in STEM, are delivering a free ‘live’ Virtual Leicester Summer school for young people aged 8-19 across Leicester and the county.   
Live Virtual Innovation Sessions for ages 11-19, covering themes  such as animation, game design, cyber security, virtual reality, space and coding. All of these workshops will involve leading figures in industry and students will be able to ask questions during the session.
These FREE live workshop sessions are available from 14th July to the end of August and parents will need to register their children onto the programme themselves

Pathways is a collaboration between the University of Leicester, DMU, Loughborough University and Leicester College, who offer impartial information and insights into all of the Higher Education learning options that could get your students qualified to do their dream job. The Pathways website gives students a chance to explore partner universities in virtual reality. This can be done at home on a smart phone and Pathways have created some worksheets to help guide students around: https://www.pathwaystohe.ac.uk/activities/pathways-vr-workshop/

On Tuesday and Thursdays Emma and Rosie from the Pathways Team will be taking to twitter to offer support, answer questions and review assignments for English and for Science Subjects. Follow: @PathwaysEM

Skills Builder

Skills Builder have set up a Home Learning Hub, so that teachers, parents and students can easily and freely access essential skills building resources from home. You can click into a range of activities aimed at different age groups, linked to eight key life and employability skills. See: https://www.skillsbuilder.org/homelearning

 

There are over 350 job roles in the NHS, a growing sector of work as trends show that we are living longer, but with more complex health conditions. Young people and adults can explore the wide range of roles, and do a fun quiz to see which roles they are best suited to on: https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/explore-roles 

Resources

Here are some websites and resources which students will find helpful and of interest:

www.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk – offers impartial advice on CV writing, career routes and access to specialist careers advisors.

 

www.ucas.com – information regarding Higher Education.  You can research courses and entry requirements.

 

www.apprenticeships.org.uk – lots of information on apprenticeships, vacancies are also posted here.

www.leicesteremploymenthub.co.uk/job-seekers/apprenticeship-interviews-service – Apprenticeship Interview Service

www.prospects.ac.uk – graduate careers information and vacancies.

 

www.notgoingtouni.co.uk – information on alternatives to full-time Higher Education.

 

www.nhscareers.nhs.uk/ – NHS Careers. Lots of information on the different careers within the NHS.

 

http://recruit.college.police.uk – Lots of information on the different careers in the Police.