The Enterprise Coordinator (EC) sits at the heart of the local Enterprise Adviser Network (EAN) to help schools and colleges improve their careers and enterprise activities and to engage with the world of work. Working closely with the Skills Lead, FutureFocus and the Life Ready, Work Ready Team, the EC will ensure the EAN is embedded into the LEP’s skills strategy and make it easier for employers to engage with schools and colleges. Through establishing the local and national contexts the EC will focus everyone’s efforts on programmes and activities that are most effective in motivating young people, supporting independent choice, and supporting positive outcomes for young people.
Nationally, there is a network of Careers Hubs. Telford & Wrekin Council is part of the Marches Careers Hub, which brings together local EC's to regularly review progress, share good practice, collaborate and innovate. The EC plays a vital role in contributing to the local Careers Hub in order to help schools and colleges improve their careers and enterprise programmes and to engage with the world of work.
For further information on the role please click on the links below to view the job description and person specification.
The post holder will be expected to liaise and maintain effective working relationships with a range of other agencies, businesses, and Local Authority teams.
This post will include funding from the Careers and Enterprise Company and the post holder will be required to work with other colleagues funded by ESF on the Life Ready Work Ready project that draws down this funding. Life Ready Work Ready delivers joined up working, bringing employers and education together to support young people in being ready for the world of work.
We are committed to equality and diversity. Posts working with children or vulnerable groups will be subject to an appropriate criminal records check.
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Enterprise Coordinator Job Description.pdf