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Student Support Coordinator - Part-time

Tonbridge Grammar School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-5443-173S
  • Posted:22/09/2021
  • Pay:£26,083 to £28,769 fte
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:06/10/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 11 October 2021


Part-time Student Support Co-ordinator 

15 hours per week worked on Tuesdays and Thursdays during term time only  

Salary: £26,083 - £28,769 fte (actual salary in the region of £8,639-£9,529 with further adjustment as appropriate to reflect a mid-year start date) 

Fixed term to 31 August 2023  

Local Government Pension Scheme – 21% employer contribution  


We are seeking to recruit a fixed term, part time Student Support Co-ordinator to support the work of our Sixth Form Team while our permanent and usually full time Student Support Co-ordinator is reducing their working commitment to 3 days per week in order to complete accredited professional development.    

Working in conjunction with our permanent postholder, the successful candidate will play a pivotal role in co-ordinating the monitoring and intervention strategies for our Sixth Form students in order to create a positive environment where interventions to support personal wellbeing and academic success are timely and appropriate.    

The successful applicant must have excellent interpersonal skills as they will work directly with students, parents, staff and external agencies to best meet the wellbeing and academic needs of our students.   In addition, the successful applicant must be a strong administrator so that written communications and record keeping around student monitoring and support are accurate and to ensure the successful planning of key sixth form events. 

The post provides the opportunity to work with highly motivated students in a collegial environment that is both stimulating and rewarding.   

Please send completed application forms to: personnel@tgs.kent.sch.uk    

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 6th October 2021 midday 

Interviews w/c: 11th October 2021 

Tonbridge Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We reserve the right to interview before the closing date. 

Information about the school

About Tonbridge Grammar School

We are a high achieving selective grammar school with academy status, educating girls between the ages of 11 to 16 and girls and boys in the Sixth Form (1166 students on roll). The School prepares students for GCSEs and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme following the Middle Years Programme in Years 7-9. Our students are encouraged to take part in an extensive range of extracurricular activities.

TGS is situated in Kent ‘the garden of England’, close to Royal Tunbridge Wells. This location is ideal for trips to London and you will also find beautiful countryside on your doorstep. Excellent transport links to both London and the coast.

Ethos and Values

Tonbridge Grammar School is an IBO World School and our ethos and values are closely aligned to those of the International Baccalaureate Organisation with its focus on intercultural awareness, holistic learning and communication.

Benefits of joining our community

There is a collegiality amongst the staff at TGS which creates a working environment that is intellectually stimulating and highly rewarding.

Staff benefits include:

• Two full days of induction and a professional studies programme throughout your first year (teaching staff) • Internationally accredited IB training and MA opportunities (teaching staff) • For NQT’s – Employment form July: phased timetable of teaching and observations, payment over the summer holiday preceding your first year with us • 10 Academy days giving time for team collaboration and meetings • Motivated and talented students who are eager to learn in a calm and positive environment • Teachers’ Pension and Local Government Pension Scheme • Well-being package provided by Schools Advisory Service • Bike to work scheme • Wellbeing package • Organised staff social activities

Ofsted rating is Outstanding (October 2019)

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Holly O'Neill
  • Address:Deakin Leas, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 2JR
  • Telephone: (01732) 365125
  • Email: personnel@tgs.kent.sch.uk


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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.