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Sixth Form Student Support Manager - Term Time

Leigh Academy Hugh Christie, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-5431-264S
  • Posted:12/02/2024
  • Pay:KR5
  • Start Date:11th March 2024
  • App Close Date:08/03/2024 at 09:00
  • Interviews:As soon as applications are received


Hugh Christie School

Sixth Form Student Support Manager 

We are looking for a dedicated and organised Sixth Form Student Support Manager with strong interpersonal skills. This role will involve working with our students to ensure they have the support to successfully progress to the next chapter of their lives.

High levels of literacy and ICT are essential. A first aid qualification and experience of child protection protocols would be an advantage. The successful candidate will:

  • Be responsible for all sixth form admissions
  • Administration within the department
  • Monitoring sixth form attendance
  • Regular communication with both the students and their parents/carers
  • Ensure students maintain a good standard of discipline and set high expectations for students’ behaviour
  • Provide levels of individual pastoral and academic support to students including those with special needs

Hours: 8am to 4pm term time, plus a few additional hours during the holidays and for evening parent consultations will be negotiated. 

Salary: KR5 £22,595.00 - £23,693.00 (Full time equivalent) depending on experience.

Closing date for applications: Friday 8th March 2024. 

(Interviews will take place shortly after applications are received therefore the closing date for applications may close earlier should a suitable candidate be found)

For further information please contact Mrs Nicki Riddle, Headteachers’ PA at nriddle@tonbridgefederation.co.uk or 01732 353544 ext 242.  Additional information can be found at www.hughchristie.kent.sch.uk 

Hugh Christie will shortly become part of the Leigh Academy Trust and we look forward to exciting times ahead with wonderful opportunities it will bring for our staff and students.  Following the academisation, the School will be known as Leigh Academy Hugh Christie.  Hugh Christie is a welcoming community with a friendly atmosphere.  All staff strive to ensure every child is happy, successful and prepared for adult life.

Hugh Christie is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 



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Hugh Christie School

Hugh Christie opened in 1957 as a co-educational school for children of all needs and abilities. Based in Tonbridge with excellent transport links, the school is housed in well maintained buildings on an attractive campus, with excellent facilities.

It is our aim that every child at Hugh Christie is happy, successful and well prepared for adult life. This website provides you with all the important information about how we try to achieve this.

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.