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Progression Officer - SWALE Area - Term Time

Muddy Wellies, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC887-7917-7S
  • Posted:01/03/2024
  • Pay:£14 - £16 per hour dependant on experience
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:29/03/2024 at 10:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Can you help support a young person with SEND and or mental health issues to take their next steps after college?  We are looking for a person who is passionate about working with young people, who is organised, professional, compassionate, resilient, safeguarding aware, hardworking and with, if possible, a good knowledge of the Gatsby Benchmarks.

You would be a part of our Personal Development team, working in Swale where  3 of our 6 sites are.  You would have two distinct parts to your role; work directly with the college students supporting their Personal Development curriculum, progression advice, work experience placements, enrichment and student voice opportunities. You would work with employers and across The Brogdale CIC suite of companies providing the link for their work experience placement.  You would also plan and design the lessons for the PSHE programme.

 Experience preferred and GCSE English proficient.

Driver licence required.

We will contact all shortlisted candidates but please note Brogdale CIC retains the right to remove the advert prior to the closing date if a suitable candidate is appointed. Our employment offers are subject to receipt of satisfactory pre-employment checks. At Brogdale CIC, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities and are passionate advocates of social inclusion for all. Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

Job Type: 4 days 9.30 – 3.30

Information about the school

Craftworks College, part of the Brogdale CIC group, is an independent specialist college which is based in Kent. It was initially called Brogdale Community Interest Company however became its own separate charity operating with the Brogdale CIC group in January 2021. The college has 6 sites, 3 in Ashford comprising of Food with Friends cafe; which is situated inside a government Gateway Plus building in central Ashford, Stourside Farm, which is located on the Wyvern School site for SEND and Muddy Wellies community farm which is in Smeeth. Two sites are in Faversham, Brogdale Farm the original site located within the home of the National Fruit Collection and a Georgian and Victorian Walled Garden in Faversham. The main office and other site is Culnells Farm in Iwade. Many of the sites are rural to support the provision of local services to young people who live in those communities.

The college provides education and training to young people aged 16 to 25 with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), including mental health needs.

There are 91 learners aged 16-24 on study programmes studying vocational qualifications from Entry Level to Level 2. Learners study a range of subjects, including Practical Horticulture, Creative Craft, Food and Cookery and Farm Animal Care. All students have English and Maths lessons, Personal Development Sessions and interventions to support their access to learning, all students are given the opportunity to access Enrichment activities and work experience.


Generosity We are kind, caring and generous

Respect We respect others feelings, bodies and property

Openness We value freedom and openness

Well-being We look after everybody inc. ourselves

Trust We always tell the truth

Humanity We are inclusive of all people's differences

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01795844849

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.