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Sixth Form Head of Year (Non-Teaching)

We are seeking a new non teaching Head of Year for our Sixth Form. For more information, please find the attachment below. 

Job Details

Job Title:       Sixth Form Head of Year (Non-teaching)

Reports to:     Head of Sixth Form

Salary Range: H6

Hours:             40

Weeks:           Term time only + 5 days

Date:              September 2018  


Key Responsibilities – (there is no teaching commitment)

  • To work and communicate closely with the Director of Sixth Form in all Sixth Form matters
  • To work with the senior administrator, to be operationally responsible for the day-to-day management of the Sixth Form and the Sixth Form centre
  • Provide thoughtful and effective leadership of form tutors to maximise their roles and best interests of the pupils
  • Ensuring good attendance (95%+) and punctuality
  • Ensuring exemplary behaviour in Sixth Form
  • Maintaining high expectations in line with the school code of conduct
  • To encourage pupils to contribute positively to the life of Sixth Form and wider life of the school
  • To be responsible for the Head Boy/Girl and School Prefects and their roles within the school.
  • To work with the senior administrator and academic mentor to oversee the use of the Sixth Form centre promoting a secure, stimulating and friendly working environment for all students and staff.
  • To deal with routine student absence, lateness and disciplinary matters
  • To be a positive role model to students, parents and colleagues by maintaining a calm and level headed approach to behaviour management
  • To establish and maintain positive and professional relationships with parents and students


Closing date for the above posts will be Friday 3rd August at 12pm. Interviews to take place on Tuesday 21st August.

Closing Date

Friday, 3 August 2018 - 12:00pm


Learning Support Assistant

We are currently looking for an LSA for our SEN Department. For more information, please find attachments below. 


Job Details

Job Title: Learning Support Assistant              

Reports to: SENCO

Salary Range: H3 term time only (pro-rata)

Hours: 32.5

Date: September 2018


Principal Duties and accountabilities

To be accountable for;

* Helping the students to access the content of lessons and to respond to tasks given.

* Contributing to curriculum differentiation which takes into account student’s

needs and difficulties.

* Helping to promote the development of student’s literacy and numeracy skills so that he can achieve his potential in both.

* Monitoring & develop student’s attention, listening and concentration skills.

* Monitoring Student’s social communication and interaction and to implement actions that will promote positive development in these and integration with his peers.

* Helping the student to develop his verbal comprehension, extend his expressive language and clarity of speech.

* Promoting the development of student’s fine and gross motor skills.

* Promoting and support group work and both structured & unstructured activities that will provide opportunities for the student to develop the above skills & to experience & recognise success.

* Assisting in the planning and implementation of student’s individual education plan.

* Monitoring and attend to student’s behavioural and emotional needs and to promote his wellbeing, self-awareness and independence


Closing date for the above posts will be Friday 3rd August at 12pm. Interviews to take place on Tuesday 21st August.

Closing Date

Friday, 3 August 2018 - 12:00pm