How can you get involved with FutureJobs?


Join our resource development team and help develop a set of tools for schools to use to embed Digital skills. This unique opportunity provides:

  • CPD opportunity
  • Develop relationships with employers and publishing professionals
  • Paid classroom cover for release time
  • Open to all Maths, Technology, Business, Science and IT teachers past and present

Interested? Contact Megan Taylor for more details.


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FutureJobs: helping young people prepare for growing sectors in Leeds City Region


What is it?

FutureJobs is a fully-funded service that combines in-school events, work experience placements, enterprise competitions and resource development to help students aged 15+ understand the world of work.

This programme is operated by Aspire-igen and supported by Ahead Partnership.

FutureJobs is part-funded by the European Social Fund.


Resource Development

people-woman-coffee-meetingJoin our resource development team as an education professional to develop new classroom practice and tools for teaching essential Digital skills in schools.

This opportunity is open to all Maths, Technology, Business, Science and IT teachers and presents a fantastic CPD and networking opportunity. We can offer funding for classroom cover if required. If you're interested please contact Megan Taylor.

We'll also be working closely with schools and colleges throughout the Leeds City Region to help them adopt and use these resources from September 2017. 


Enterprise Competitions

TrinityKitchen-6We'll be delivering employer-designed enterprise challenge competitions, building students' problem-solving and entrepreneurship skills. 

Top local employers will help to design real life scenario challenges to help students apply their learning, develop key employability skills and encourage innovation and enterprise.

Employers involved include Plusnet, Premier Farnell and Extra Motorway Services.


Work Experience


We'll be providing meaningful work experience placements with local, national and international employers.

Each placement is planned with the young person involved to help them work toward their individual goals, creating an achievable action plan in the process.



Apprenticeship Ambassador Scheme


As part of the ongoing development of current and recently-completing apprentices, we'll be recruiting 40 Digital Apprenticeship Ambassadors to take part in accredited communication training to help them grow their mentoring talents.

If you're doing a digital or IT apprenticeship you could take part in a free communication training session followed by the opportunity to attend a FutureJobs event and represent your employer. You'll also get to meet other digital apprentices in your area.

For more information, or to sign up, please contact melissa.garrett@ahedpartnership.org.uk


FutureJobs Events


Bringing together employers, role models and careers professionals in half-day sessions for young people in your school or college. FutureJobs events help students understand the job landscape, entrepreneurial spirit, information about self-employment and career pathways.

These events are suitable for Year 12 students considering their future options.