Careers at Hartdsown

Careers at Hartsdown is geared to supporting, encouraging and guiding our young people into assuming personal responsibility for their future i.e. Owning their career.

Pupils are encouraged to:

  • Realistically evaluate their strengths and weaknesses, identify areas of personal development.

  • Gain an understanding of what personal qualities employers are looking for.

  • Explore their careers aspirations and test their individual suitability via computer based career assessment software.

  • Gain experience of the work place environment through a period of Work Experience.

  • Gain practical job search skills including CV writing and Interview Techniques.

  • Formulate a career strategy.

We deliver a comprehensive programme of activities, which includes presentations by representatives from successful companies, and is fully supported an extensive careers library, CBT assessment software and CBT tutorials, together with on-demand counselling and guidance from the Departmental staff.

All Hartsdown staff are responsible for CEG delivery – Specific responsibilities:

Role Responsibilities
Head of 6th Form (Ms Gipson) Leadership of CEIAG Programme
All aspects of HE admissions process
Head of Careers (Mrs Beale) Co-ordiantion and management of CEIAG
Head of Years Delivery of careers programme via form tutors
Independent Careers Advisor Delivery of informal independent careers advice


Traineeship to Apprenticeship Program

Are you looking for a new opportunity?

MiddletonMurray™ are now looking to in their next intake of Learners and will be holding a number of Open Days for their Traineeship to Apprenticeship programme which commences 23rd October 2017.

This is available to anyone aged 16-23 that holds below a Level 3 qualification  and is looking for an Office / Customer Service / Childcare based career. They have up to 20 Traineeship/Apprenticeship vacancies available so they are very keen to see anyone who is interested in this opportunity.

Open Days:

Dates & Times:           Thursday 7th September         –           Various times from 11,00am to 3.00pm

                                    Wednesday 20th September   –           Various times from 11,00am to 3.00pm

                                    Thursday 28th September      –           Various times from 11,00am to 3.00pm

                                    Wednesday 4th October         –           Various times from 11,00am to 3.00pm

                                    Wednesday 11th October       –           Various times from 11,00am to 3.00pm

                                    Wednesday 18th October       –           Various times from 11,00am to 3.00pm


There are roles available in the following sectors:

  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Childcare
  • Customer Service
  • Digital Marketing
  • Education
  • Estate Agency – Sales
  • Estate Agency – Lettings
  • Health & Social Care
  • I T
  • Office Admin
  • Logistics
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Recruitment
  • Retail
  • Sales
  • Social Media & Digital Marketing
  • Warehousing & Storage

*Open Day interviews should last approx. 2 hours

Address: Discovery Park, Innovation House, Ramsgate Road, Sandwich, Kent CT13 9ND (formerly Pfizers site)


Welcome candidates

Overview & Presentation of Traineeship to Apprenticeship programme & MiddletonMurray opportunity

Registration forms & ID

Initial Assessment Literacy & Numeracy

One to one interviews

Bursary Application (if required)

Candidates will need to be smartly dressed in business wear and bring their National Insurance number & I/D (passport or birth certificate)

Following this Open Day they will assess each application and offer positions to the successful candidates.

**If you are interested in the Open Day, please let them know by emailing your details to  darran.smith@middletonmurray,com or calling  01304 802702 or 07710 059587**


Kent Training and Apprenticeships

If you unsure of your next step, join Kent training and Apprenticeships on their open day on Thursday 7th September, 11am to 3pm at the Margate Adult Education Centre. You can find out about their exciting Study Programmes, Traineeships and Apprenticships. They can help you to gain qualifications, skills and work experience to help you get ahead.

Work Ready: This is a personalised prograame to help 16-18 year olds (up to 24 with EHCP) not in full time education, emplotyment or training, get the skills and experience and qualifications they need to progress in  their career. Being work ready is all about having the right skills, knowledge and attitude. The work ready programme gives you the opportunity to gain qualifications and practical experience to put on your CV.