Careers Education

Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance at JFS

CAREERS TEAM AT JFS

Careers Lead: Miss Zuha Mirza
SLT in Charge of Careers: Mr Geoff Peddie
Prospects Careers Advisor: Miss Disha Dansingani
Sixth Form Careers Information and Events: Mrs Sara Levick

 

Careers Lead Contact Details:

Miss Zuha Mirza
Telephone: 020 8206 3100 Ext. 3124
Email: mirza@jfs.brent.sch.uk

At JFS, we aim to provide careers support which will inform students’ choices at each key stage. It is important that all students are fully supported and guided through the process of planning their futures. We offer an extensive programme at each year, providing insight into careers and vocations available, as well support needed for students enquiring of post-18 pathways in employment and apprenticeships. Almost all of our students go to university, with a many enrolling into Russell Group universities. At JFS, we provide our pupils with support to develop the knowledge and skills to understand themselves, research available opportunities, make decisions, and successfully move to the next stage in their education. The programme is delivered through PSHCE, special events and enrichment programmes, trips and visits, assemblies, curriculum lessons and form time.

The careers department has signed up to a number of virtual services including Unifrog and Morrisby Testing, allowing pupils to research more about career choices of interest, university courses and universities across the world. We also review students’ subject choices and career intentions, mapping these continuously through each pupils’ school journey.

JFS staff work together to implement the new careers strategies through the eight Gatsby benchmarks:

  1. A stable careers programme
  2. Learning from career and labour market information
  3. Addressing the needs of each pupil
  4. Linking curriculum learning to careers
  5. Encounters with employers and employees
  6. Experiences of workplaces
  7. Encounters with further and higher education
  8. Personal guidance

Careers Programme Information Years 8 to 13

 The impact of the careers programme on pupils, will be assessed and measured by:

  1. Surveys
  2. Destinations data
  3. Interviews/reports
  4. Communications
  5. Feedback forms

The next review of the information published will be in January 2022.

 

JFS Careers Learning Journey

*Subject to Change*

LMI August 2020

What’s your next move?

This video from the Department for Education helps you to identify your Post-16 options and get ready for your future!

 

Upcoming Events

 

JFS Careers Fair – Friday 11th March 

Employers, Parents, Alumni and Friends of JFS are welcome to support the event.

Please register your interest by clicking HERE

 

 

College Open days

 Access Creative College – 27th November 10:00am/12:00pm – Book your place online: accesscreative.ac.uk/open-events

Uxbridge College
Hayes Campus – Wednesday, 24 November 2021 – 3 – 7pm

Barnet & Southgate College
Wood Street Campus –  24 November 2021 – 15:30pm – 18:30pm

West Thames College
Isleworth Campus – 2 February 2022, 5pm – 7pm
Isleworth Campus – 12 March 2022, 10am – 1pm
Isleworth Campus – 22 June 2022, 5pm – 7pm

Hammersmith and Fulham College – 2nd December 2021, 16:00 – 18:30pm
Hammersmith and Fulham College – 3rd March 2022, 16:00 – 18:30pm
Hammersmith and Fulham College – 29th June 2022, 16:00 – 18:30pm

Ealing Green College – 9th December 2021, 16:00 – 18:30pm
Ealing Green College – 10th March 2022, 16:00 – 18:30pm
Ealing Green College – 30th June 2022, 16:00 – 18:30pm

Southall Community College – 24th March 2022, 16:00 – 18:30pm
Southall Community College – 6th July 2022, 16:00 – 18:30pm

Park Royal College – 31st March 2022, 16:00 – 18:30pm
Park Royal College – Thursday 7th July 2022, 16:00 – 18:30pm

 

 

Young Professionals

PwC’s Flying Start degree programmes are without a doubt some of the best in the business, offering the perfect balance of academic study and real-world professional experience.
On Wednesday 10th November PwC will be taking us through all of their different Flying Start Degree programmes in Accounting, Technology & Business Management.
Gain a degree, avoid university debts and kick-start your career at one of the biggest and most exciting firms in the world!
Come and hear more about these amazing opportunities and get insider tips for your application!

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/PwC-Insight-Event

All pupils are encouraged to use Unifrog to research career options to help inform and prepare them for their option choices.

ALL students have now received an email to activate their accounts using their
ID number @
jfs.brent.sch.uk emails.

Please ask your child to log into Unifrog for careers guidance and information.

Parent access via: www.unifrog.org/code and type in JFSPARENTS in the FORM CODE section to create an account.

The webinars below support pupils and parents on how to use Unifrog.

Unifrog Webinar

Supporting Parents

Unifrog Webinar

Supporting Students

Immersive Career Experiences.

For ages 12-18. Work alongside top professionals from some of the world’s most desirable careers.

https://investin.org/

In order to qualify for an InvestIN bursary you must satisfy one or more of the following criteria:

  • You are currently in receipt of a bursary from the government’s “16 to 19 bursary fund” (or equivalent)
  • You currently receive free school meals during secondary education or have done so in the past 6 years
  • You have been in care or taken the role of a carer at home

https://investin.org/pages/bursaries for more information

 

In-Person Career Experiences This Autumn

InvestIN are delighted to announce the launch of our autumn term career experience programmes, which your students can register for now.

Our programmes empower students aged 12-18 to take charge of their futures through live, interactive and hands-on sessions with top professionals. Students can choose from 28 careers and attend either in-person across 5 UK cities or live online.

We expect to be fully-booked for our Young Doctor, Engineer, Lawyer, Investment Banker, Software Engineer and Psychologist programmes by 30th September

CEIAG on Instagram

@jfs_careers
JFS Careers page on education, information, advice and guidance.

@whatuni
Find uni advice; open day info ; and over 200,000 student reviews!

@yourfutureforward
Press Play on your Career – helping young people figure out the working world!

@ucas_online
For support with UCAS applications

@careerslondon
National Careers Service for free careers advice

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