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Sixth Form Co-ordinator

Sixth Form Co-Ordinator to start 1st September 2024 – Permanent Full-Time contract.

MS1-US3 (£30,000-£46,525) + TLR2.1 £3,214 & 1 SEN Point £2,539.

Our Sixth Form is based within a dedicated centre at Cannock Chase High School.

This is a superb and exciting opportunity for an ambitious, enthusiastic and resilient teacher to join our team to support the school in implementing our ambitious and exciting vision. To support the ethos of the school, applicants should be student-centred and have a high level of emotional intelligence to ensure students and staff are supported and nurtured. This ethos is embodied in our school values – Teamwork, Respect, Independence, Confidence Kindness and in our mission statement, “Ready to Learn”, “Ready for Life”.

The Sixth Form Co-Ordinator is responsible for the management of the Sixth Form, ensuring high standards and day-to-day operations. The postholder will monitor the academic and personal progress of all sixth form students, fostering high aspirations and facilitating achievement. They will establish and maintain a culture that promotes success for all students in the sixth form. We firmly believe that with the appropriate support, encouragement, and opportunities, all young people have the potential to succeed in both education and life.

Hednesford Valley High School is a proud member of Staffordshire local authority. Set in the backdrop of Cannock Chase, an area of outstanding national beauty, we are a maintained secondary generic special needs school supporting 194 students from years 7-14 with a wide range of additional needs.   We offer a rich and stimulating education comprised of a knowledge-rich curriculum, diverse cultural and extracurricular opportunities, and a strong pastoral support system. All children and young people are welcomed in our inclusive community, and all are challenged to be the best they can be. We are based over two sites.  Students in years 7-11 are educated at our main site on Stanley Road and our Sixth Form is based at our Sixth Form Centre at Cannock Chase High School, approximately one mile from our main site.

Our successful applicant will join a growing team of amazing students and outstanding staff.  Our Sixth Form currently hosts 39 students, 3 Teachers, 3 Teaching Support staff and a Sixth Form Administrator/Mentor.  Our Sixth Form is based in a dedicated centre at Cannock Chase High School. Our mission statement “Ready to Learn”, “Ready for Life” is enshrined in our curriculum and support at Sixth Form. As well as a vibrant curriculum that enhances the learning from Key Stage 4, students also develop wider life skills through a mixture of college, volunteering and work experience. 

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.  If you would like to arrange a visit or to discuss the role in more detail, please do not hesitate to contact Louise Fox via email at l.fox@hvh.staffs.sch.uk

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.

Closing date – Friday 26th April 2024

Interviews – Friday 10th May 2024

Application is by completion of the Application form which is available on the school website: www.hvh.staffs.sch.uk/vacancies please note that CVs are not accepted. 

The application form should be accompanied by a personal statement of suitability of no more than two sides of A4. The application form and personal statement, should demonstrate how you meet the requirements set out in the person specification. Please ensure specific examples are included.  Please email your application form and letter to Louise Fox l.fox@hvh.staffs.sch.uk