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Bournemouth is located in South Dorset, with fabulous beaches to the south, the beautiful New Forest to the east and the rolling hills of Purbeck to the west. The Bourne Academy is based to the north of the town and has a good network of buses that service the area. The Bourne Academy welcomes students of all abilities and from all backgrounds.  Staff take the time to get to know and understand each students, supporting them to do their very best. We believe that everyone is a learner and everyone is a teacher.

The Academy creates an ethos that promotes academic, vocational and personal development. Students receive regular constructive feedback which identifies clearer targets for improvement. Tracking and monitoring of progress has been designed to help students to improve and excel. It is an exciting time in the Academy’s development, with fantastic new buildings and state-of-the-art IT.





Careers and Higher Education Adviser and Leader (Based at Oak Academy and The Bourne Academy)

Salary: BGO7 Grade 7 (£24,964-£28,485 FTE)

Hours: 18-25 hours per week -term time only. (This may include some evening work and will include A level results day)

Contract: Fixed Term initially until December 2018

Main Purpose: This is an exciting new collaborative project designed to support identified students to make informed decisions about careers and higher education. You will provide effective careers and higher education advice and guidance for identified students from years 9-13 delivered at The Bourne Academy and Oak Academy. You will be responsible for establishing and leading the careers department in Oak Academy and delivering high quality careers guidance and interventions to these students.

This post is subject to enhanced DBS checks. The Bourne Academy is an equal opportunities employer.


For further information please contact Closing date for applications is Wednesday 1st November 2017.

For further information and an application pack, please contact HR, at the Academy on 01202 528554 or email