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Careers Guidance and Positive Destinations

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Latest Careers Vacancies

This list shows the most recently uploaded vacancy information and other posts from the Careers Advisers. Click here for the full list.

Careers Guidance

Careers Advisers support our pupils to move into positive destinationsWe work tirelessly to ensure all our pupils move into a positive destination when they leave Newbattle. Careers advice is available to pupils throughout their time in the High School.  This service is jointly provided by qualified Careers Advisers and our own Pupil Support Staff.  The school houses a well-stocked Careers Library and the library computers can also be used to search for careers information.

Pupils wishing to find out more can speak to the careers adviser Ms Alison McGeechan (in school Monday to Thursday), who can be contacted on (0131) 665 3120 or by email at alison.mcgeechan@sds.co.uk .

There is also a Careers Centre in Dalkeith:

29 Eskbank Road
Dalkeith
EH22 1HJ.

Telephone: (0131) 663 7287

My World of Work

My World of WorkMy World of Work is Scotland’s careers information and advice web service.

At school and right through to retirement, My World of Work helps you with up-to-date information, advice and tools when you need it most:

  • Subject choices – understand your strengths and make better choices about your subject choices and future career
  • Leaving school – find a career that interests you and understand the skills you need to get the job you want
  • Exam results – straight into a job or onto further learning? Whatever your grades find help in planning your next steps
  • Preparing for a job – discover Scotland’s industries, search for jobs, build your CV and practice for interviews
  • Modern Apprenticeships – why not earn as you learn? Find out what apprenticeships are available in Scotland and how they work

Get the help you need for the career you want.

My World of Work is delivered by Skills Development Scotland, the national skills body which supports the people and businesses of Scotland.

Websites for a Job Search

Universities and Colleges

Meet the Staff

Mrs C Gracie
Mrs C Gracie,
Principal Teacher (Guidance/Pupil Support)
in charge of careers
Ms A McGeechan
Ms A McGeechan,
Careers Advisor

Latest News

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Photo Galleries of Department Events:

Photographs: all newbattlehigh's public flickr photographs tagged with Careers

External Links:

Work Experience Placements

Websites for a Job Search

Planit Login Page

My World of Work