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Employer Area

What you need to know

At Cricket Green School we are busy preparing our young people for the best start to their journey of independence.  We need your help to develop the skills that make them more employable, raise  aspirations and learn more about their local community and its many industries.

Our Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) aim:

To educate and develop pupils in order to lead independent, fulfilled and happy lives.  We aim to enable pupils to make informed choices and to develop greater levels of independence together with an increased awareness of themselves as learners, as individuals and as members of their local community. With this in mind, we work hard to ensure that each pupil has many opportunities in their school life to develop skills, qualifications and confidence.

Employers, we want to work with you!

Cricket Green School relies on the invaluable support of our community and local businesses. We are dedicated to raising our pupils' career aspirations, improving their employability skills, and exposing them to the exciting opportunities within the industries in their community.

Your involvement in inspiring young minds and transforming attitudes through various activities and opportunities forms the bedrock of our careers program, aligning with the Gatsby Foundation's eight Benchmarks of good practice and the Careers and Enterprise Company's guidelines.

How can I support?
  • Give an inspiring talk based on your industry /job role

  • Run a hands-on workshop in your area of expertise

  • Allow a school group to visit your workplace

  • Offer work experience placements for pupils 

  • Support our extracurricular clubs and activities

  • Become a local ambassador for supporting employment pathways for young people with special educational needs and disabilities, offering adjusted and supportive placements

What can I expect as an Employer?

It's a win-win! By creating a partnership with Cricket Green School, you will be:

  • Supporting the development of the future workforce

  • Broadening the horizons of our young people enabling them to learn new skills with your support

  • Strengthen community connections

  • Building an increasingly inclusive profile for your business

The Careers team will support you all the way and help make best use of your time.  Our Careers Lead is Gabriella Suresh ( and she will: 

  • Be your main point of contact for all enquiries

  • Organise meetings to discuss the best fit for activities that you could be involved in

  • Support you with any questions about safeguarding, health, safety and wellbeing

  • Support the process of understanding the strengths and needs of our young people

  • Evaluate after placements and activities to make sure we develop a successful partnership

We look forward to working with you in the future!

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