Careers Information – Employers

  • Local businesses – we need your expertise!

 

  • At The Axis Academy we are busy growing your employees of the future. We need your help to raise their career aspirations, develop their employability skills and learn more about the exciting industries in Cheshire and Warrington.

 

  • Interesting in being part of this exciting new journey?

 

  • Please see our Provider Access Statement

 

Get involved!

 

There are many ways you can get involved with the Careers Programme at The Axis. You may like to get involved in activities and events, such as:

  • Mock interviews with Year 10 or 11 pupils and help them structure their CVs
  • Extracurricular clubs and activities
  • Give an inspiring talk based on your industry or job role
  • Provide a coaching/mentoring service through a structured programme
  • Run a hands-on workshop with activities relating to your area of expertise
  • Be part of our discussions about pathways after school, eg apprenticeships
  • Help champion specific issues and challenge barriers in the workplace around mental health, neurodivergence, disability etc.
  • Help bring a subject lesson to life by linking it to your industry
  • Offer a work experience placement for pupils at your business premises
  • Become an ambassador supporting employment routes for young people with special educational needs and disabilities and offer a work experience placement that is co-supported by the school
  • Provide a Supported Internship opportunity

 

What to expect…

  • By getting involved you will not only be supporting future workforce development and helping to broaden the minds of the young people but you will also be developing new skills for your staff, forging community links and building a positive profile for your company.

 

  • Do you want to inspire young minds?

 

  • Being part of our business support network will provide you moments of great satisfaction and striving to make a difference to pupils with mental health issues can also be an exciting challenge! Having employers like you helping to inspire our pupils and transform attitudes through a range of activities and opportunities, is the foundation of an excellent careers programme as set out by the Gatsby Foundation’s eight Benchmarks of good practice and the Careers and Enterprise Company.

 

  • The Axis Academy has the benefit of a Careers Enterprise Co-ordinator who work with us on a strategic level, encouraging the development of our careers programme and connecting us to the business community across the county. This role is recognised nationally and they are part of the Careers and Enterprise Company (CEC) who support driving the connection between careers education and the business sector.

 

 

  • Our current EAs are Sample Name and Sample Name and they would be delighted to have a chat with you about getting involved in our programme of activity.

 

  • Enterprise Adviser Name – Job Title at Employer Name

 

  • Enterprise Adviser Name – Job Title at Employer Name

 

 

We will support you throughout your visit to us to ensure we maximise the use of your valuable time.  Our Careers Leaders are Miss Beth Shields and Mrs Sarah Holt (b.shields@theaxisacademy.org s.holt@theaxisacademy.org )

 

The Careers Leader will be:

  • Be your main point of contact for all enquiries
  • Organise pre-meets/discussions/information for activities you sing up to
  • Provide you details of the local arrangements including parking, facilities and our safeguarding policy.
  • Conduct a short evaluation with you to ensure we are getting things right.
  • With your permission add you to our network and keep you up to date with future activities.