Careers and Employment (Transitions Officer)

West Drayton, London

Start Date

Are you passionate about empowering young people to navigate the path towards a successful and fulfilling future? Are you skilled in providing guidance and support during crucial transition periods? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

We are seeking a dynamic and dedicated individual to join the team as a Careers and Employment Transitions Officer at our Pupil Referral Unit (PRU). In this role, you will play a pivotal part in guiding and supporting young people through their educational journey, preparing them for successful transitions into further education, employment, or training.


  • Coaching and Support: Provide individualised coaching and support to young people, focusing on their personal and career development.

  • College Applications: Assist students in the college application process, offering guidance on course selection, application requirements, and deadlines.

  • University Trips: Plan and organise university trips to expose students to higher education options, fostering aspirations and motivation.

  • Careers Action Planning: Collaborate with students to create personalised careers action plans, identifying goals and mapping out steps towards achievement.

  • Motivational Activities: Develop and implement motivational activities and workshops to inspire and engage students in their educational and career pursuits.

  • Behaviour Management Skills: Utilise effective behaviour management skills to create a positive and supportive environment conducive to learning and growth.

  • Amicable Approach: Demonstrate an approachable and amicable demeanour to build trust and rapport with students, fostering a supportive relationship.


  • Proven experience in careers guidance, coaching, or a related field.
  • Strong behaviour management skills and the ability to work effectively with young people facing challenges.
  • A clean driving license and the ability to travel as required.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Understanding of college application processes and higher education options.
  • Commitment to promoting equal opportunities and inclusion.

If you are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of young people and have the skills to guide them through critical transitions, we want to hear from you! Join our team and contribute to creating a supportive and empowering environment for students at our PRU.

Job Information

  • Role: Careers and Employment (Transitions Officer)
  • Role Type: Learning Support
  • Location: West Drayton, London
  • Sector: SEN Schools
  • Subject: School Support Staff
  • Start Date: ASAP
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