Our careers programme offers range of activities, experiences and support to help Maidstonians choose pathways that are right for them and to be able to manage their careers, sustain employability and achieve personal and economic wellbeing throughout their lives.

Welcome to Maidstone Grammar School’s Careers page, where we are dedicated to helping our students navigate the world of work and find their dream career path. This section of our website offers a range of resources and guidance to support students in making informed decisions about their future.

The MGS Careers Team

Mrs Acaster

Careers Manager & Adviser

Ms Erenstein

Careers Adviser

Mr Rivers

Assistant Headteacher – Careers

Our Careers Programme: Our comprehensive Careers Programme equips students with the skills, knowledge, and experience needed to succeed in the world of work. From career talks to workshops and job fairs, we provide a range of opportunities to help students build their career portfolio. Do have a look at our Careers and Work Related Policy and our Provider Access Policy.

Student Destinations: At Maidstone Grammar School our students benefit from a high-quality education, which equips them with the skills necessary for further success in the world of higher education and employment, with many going on to attend Oxbridge, Russell Group Universities and other world-class institutions year-on-year.

Linking Curriculum Learning to Careers: We believe that learning should be relevant to real-world experiences, and we aim to connect our curriculum to various career paths to help students understand the practical applications of their studies.

Individual Advice and Guidance: We offer individualized advice and guidance to help students explore their interests and abilities, identify potential career paths, and make informed decisions about their future.

Career and Labour Market Information: Our extensive careers information resources provide students with up-to-date information on different career paths, including job descriptions, entry requirements, and salary expectations.

Work Experience: We offer work experience opportunities to help students gain valuable insights into the world of work, build their employability skills, and develop their professional networks.

Further and Higher Education: We support students in their applications to higher education institutions, providing advice on choosing the right course, writing personal statements, and preparing for interviews.

Employment and Apprenticeships: We offer guidance on finding employment and apprenticeships, including how to write a CV, prepare for interviews, and navigate the application process.

Working with Employers: We work with employers and training providers to ensure that our students have access to a range of employment and training opportunities. If you’re interested in partnering with us, please visit this page.

At Maidstone Grammar School, we are committed to helping our students achieve their career goals. We hope that you find this Careers section helpful and informative, and we encourage you to get in touch if you have any questions or would like to learn more about our Careers Programme.

If you have any comments about the information on these careers pages, or would like to leave feedback, please do so here.