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World builder and writing team leader

Elliot, former student at Ormiston Victory Academy, is currently the world builder and writing team leader at Rose Tinted Games....

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Barrister

Oliver, former pupil of Stoke High School – Ormiston Academy, is now a barrister at Fenner’s Chambers in Cambridge. The...

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Professional Ice Skater

Paige, former student of Ormiston Meadows Academy and Ormiston Bushfield Academy, is a professional ice dancer. Paige completed A-levels in...

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Student of Medicine and Programme Coordinator at Ormiston Trust

Ray, former student of Ormiston Denes Academy, works as a Programme Coordinator for Ormiston Trust, and is a final year...

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Sports and Exercise Science student

Will, former student at Broadland High Ormiston Academy, is currently studying Sports and Exercise Science at Paston College. Ever since...

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Weld Fabricator (JCB)

Steven, former student of Ormiston Meridian Academy, works at JCB as a weld fabricator. Steven chose to go into engineering...

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Student of Sociology

Simran, former student at Ormiston NEW academy, is a student of Sociology at the University of Birmingham. Simran was inspired...

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Junior Doctor

Simon, former student at Ormiston Ilkeston Enterprise Academy, is now a Junior Doctor at the Royal Derby Hospital. Simon studied...

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Head of Operations

Ryan, former student of Ormiston Sudbury Academy, works as a Head of Operations across a few small businesses in London...

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Concept Designer

Matthew, former student of Ormiston Forge Academy, works in the film industry as a concept designer. Matt studied A-levels in...

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Student of Medicine

James, former student at Ormiston Rivers Academy, is a medical student at Barts and The London School of Medicine and...

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Gap year student

Imraj, former student of Ormiston Sandwell Community Academy, is currently taking a gap year whilst he applies to study medicine...

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Associate (Deloitte corporate finance)

Nafeesa, former student of George Salter Academy, now works as an associate within corporate finance at Deloitte. Nafeesa attended George...

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Dyson engineer (degree apprentice)

Tim, former student of City of Norwich School, An Ormiston Academy, is now a Dyson Engineer. Tim is enrolled in...

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Bentley degree apprentice – Driver Assistance

George, former student of Packmoor Ormiston Academy and Ormiston Horizon Academy, works for Bentley Motors in the driver assistance department....

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Tattoo artist and business owner

Flayme, former student at Ormiston Horizon Academy, is now the owner of Lady Rouge tattoo parlour. Flayme began to learn...

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Master’s student of Biology

Esme, former student of Flegg High Ormiston Academy, is currently studying Biology at the University of Sheffield. Esme knew that...

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Student of Biological Sciences

Emily, former student at Ormiston Park Academy, is studying Biological Sciences at the University of Durham. After leaving Ormiston Park...

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Masters student in Ancient History and Classics

Elliott, former student of Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy, is studying a Master’s degree in Classics and Ancient History at the University...

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Primary School teacher

Chris, former student of South Parade Ormiston Academy and Ormiston Maritime Academy, is now a primary school teacher at South...

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Learning Support Assistant (LSA)

Ellie, former student of Ormiston Shelfield Academy, is now an LSA at the school. It was always Ellie’s dream to...

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Psychology Student

Chantelle, former student of Wodensborough Ormiston Academy, studies Psychology at the University of Leicester. At Wodensborough Chantelle studied Psychology as...

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Marketing Coordinator

Catherine, former student of Brownhills Ormiston Academy, works for Aldi as a marketing coordinator. Catherine was always unsure about her...

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Masters in Marketing student

Bethan is studying her MA in marketing at Keele University. Bethan went to the OSSMA 6th form and studied A-levels...

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Student of medicine

Amie, former student of Cowes Enterprise College, is currently studying medicine at the University of Bristol. Amie completed A-levels in...

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Marine Engineering Technician

The purpose of a marine engineer is to design, build and maintain ships; these could be large vessels, like tankers...

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First Officer

Deckhand, Bosun, Officer and Captain are all deck crew roles available on superyachts. Their availability is dependent on experience and...

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Second Officer

The main function of the job  onboard management of the navigation charts officer of the watch assist in deck operations...

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Robotics Engineer

The primary responsibilities of this role are: Writing software to enable the operation of the submarine Integrating new sensors to...

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Apprentice Software Engineer

Autonomous systems are key technologies of the future.  ASV stands for autonomous surface vehicles; this role focuses on the application...

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Data Science Lead

Autonomous systems are key technologies of the future; in boats, these are vessels that do not need human involvement to...

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Apprentice Shipwright

The purpose of the apprentice boatbuilder role is to develop skills in all areas of boatbuilding including vessel construction, electrical...

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VTS Duty Officer

VTS stands for Vessel Traffic Services.  The main responsibility of a VTS Officer is the safe and efficient movement of...

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Business Development Manager

The role of a Business Development Manager is to grow a business through creating and nurturing relationships with clients.  The...

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Event Operations Executive

The purpose of a conference producer is to manage assigned conferences including topic research and programme generation. Conference producers also...

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Ocean Modeller

Ocean modellers aim to both develop innovative, state-of-the-art models and to use these tools to better understand and predict how oceans...

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Electronics Engineer

Electronics Engineering roles can vary a lot depending on where you work. From the type of work, how hands-on it...

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Principle Scientist in Marine Science

Research scientists undertake original scientific work investigating various aspects of the world’s oceans.  Marine scientists may study the ocean’s physics,...

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Senior Technician

Working as part of a technical team in a world class marine research environment requires commitment and dedication to deliver...

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Particle Flux Technician

The main role of this post is sediment trap deployment planning, preparation, sample processing and dataset publication. Additionally, I support...

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Oceanographer

An Oceanographer studies the ocean and all its complex relationships with the planet. This includes the study of the weather,...

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Yacht Broker

The main responsibility of a yacht broker is to sell boats.  You are finding customers to buy, and you are...

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Barge Master

The Barge Master’s role is to support the operation of the company’s fleet of jack-up barges. The Barge Masters must...

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Third Officer

The third officer is responsible for the safety and navigation of the ship, working in a watch pattern with a...

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Engineer / Maintenance of Boats

The purpose of a marine engineer is to design, build and maintain ships; these could be large vessels, like tankers...

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Powerboat Instructor for the RYA

As an RYA Powerboat Instructor you will teach the RYA Powerboat level 1&2 courses. These courses run with up to...

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Maritime Lawyer

The role of a solicitor is to represent and defend clients’ legal interests and provide legal advice and guidance and...

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Recruitment Manager

A Recruitment Consultant in the Maritime industry will support people to find jobs that suit their skillset in the maritime...

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Marina Manager

A Marina Manager manages a marina; this is a specially designed harbour with moorings for yachts and pleasure craft.  A...

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Marine Engineering Apprentice

The purpose of an apprentice Marine Engineer is to develop skills in all areas of engineering, so you can have...

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Lead Technician

There are three elements of the role as a lead technician in a harbour.  The Lead Technician looks after the...

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Project Engineer (Electrical)

The role of a project engineer is a varied one, with both project management and engineer duties. You are part...

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Principal Naval Architect

A Naval Architect is to boats and ships what a normal Architect is to houses and buildings.  They are responsible...

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Second Officer / Deckhand

An OOW Licence can be obtained either from working your way up from Deckhand to OOW on a yacht, or...

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Design and Development Engineer

The purpose of the design and development engineer role is to assist in all aspects of product development and production...

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Deckhand

As a fisherman, our job is to go to sea and catch all different species of fish and shellfish using...

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Ranger

The role of a ranger is dependent on the environment you are responsible for, different habitats require different approaches of...

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Deputy Harbour Master

The Deputy Harbour Master supports and assists the Harbour Master in running the marine department to ensure the safe use...

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Shipwright

The purpose of a Shipwright working is to maintain, repair and restore the historic ships mostly working on the wooden...

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Conservator

Conservators ensure the physical material of the ships and objects in the collection can be protected from degradation. This includes...

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Rigger

The purpose of a rigger on historic ships is to maintain their masts, yards and rigging, so they are safe,...

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Visitor Experience Manager

The role of the Visitor Experience Manager is to motivate and engage with the Team Members and Volunteers to provide...

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World builder and writing team leader

Elliot, former student at Ormiston Victory Academy, is currently the world builder and writing team leader at Rose Tinted Games....

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Barrister

Oliver, former pupil of Stoke High School – Ormiston Academy, is now a barrister at Fenner’s Chambers in Cambridge. The...

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Professional Ice Skater

Paige, former student of Ormiston Meadows Academy and Ormiston Bushfield Academy, is a professional ice dancer. Paige completed A-levels in...

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