Sixth Form Student Support Manager

Shireland CBSO Academy

  • Band D / E SCP 9 – 25 £23,379 - £31,986 per annum
  • West Midlands / West Midlands
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 1 week ago

Salary: Band D / E SCP 9 – 25 £23,379 – £31,986 per annum

Hours: 37 hours per week, term time plus 3 weeks


The Academy 

Shireland CBSO Academy is an exciting school which opened to Year 7 in September 2023 and is the first state school in the country to have a partnership with a professional orchestra.  Based in Providence Place, West Bromwich, the Academy will work in partnership with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) and serve all of Sandwell and the wider West Midlands.  The Academy is for all students who have a passion or talent for music – they do not necessarily need to already play an instrument. 


Shireland CBSO Academy opened to its first cohort of Year 7 students in September 2023. Shireland CBSO Academy Sixth Form will open in September 2024. We are looking to appoint a Sixth Form Student Support Manager to work with the Head of Sixth Form to help establish and promote student outcomes and welfare.


Duties and Responsibilities

·         Safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people and follow school and Trust policies including the staff code of conduct. 

·         Supervise student use of social and/or study base.

·         To produce accurate and up to date information regarding student attendance. Make daily calls to absent students. Support the Attendance Officer with home visits as required.

·         Ensure all students can access ICT equipment and Inventry. Ensure ID badges and registration details are correct and in place.

·         Support the Head of Sixth Form to organise open events and parents’ evenings.


Applicants will: 

·         Be passionate about improving the lives of students they serve 

·         Be confident in teaching across subjects 

·         Role model a commitment to excellence 

·         Be confident in using pedagogies for thematic/project-based learning 

·         Want to collaborate as part of a team 

·         Believe they have both a pastoral and academic responsibility 

·         Be flexible and adaptable, rising to the challenge of creating a new Academy 

·         Have high standards for students and themselves. 


In return we will offer: 

·                     Excellent career development opportunities and access to a comprehensive programme of CPD 

·                     An ICT-rich environment which allows staff to be innovative in harnessing technology for learning 

·                     The opportunity to be involved in the development of a new Academy 

·                     Employee Health and Wellbeing Package 


The Shireland Collegiate Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. 

Closing date: Sunday 23rd June 2024

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