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Sixth Form Pastoral Officer

Birmingham City Council
Moseley School & Sixth Form, College Road, Springfield, Birmingham, B13 9UU
£32,076 to £39,186 pro rata, subject to formal evaluation under the Pay Equity Review
Closing date
20 Jun 2024

Job Details

Job start date: 1 September 2024  

Hours per week: 36.5 term time only + 5 days  

Moseley School and Sixth Form
College Road
B13 9UU
Telephone number: 0121 566 6441

Contact email:

Contract type: Fixed term for 12 months

Due to the promotion of the current post holder, our successful and established Sixth Form faculty is looking for a new team member a Sixth Form Pastoral Officer, our ideal candidate will have the passion and enthusiasm to make a positive impact on the young people at our school. The ideal candidate will already possess the knowledge and experience to make this role successful and be able to provide the best support for our students.

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional Sixth Form Pastoral Officer to make a significant difference to the life chances of our students. As a dedicated and enthusiastic Sixth Form Support Officer you will have a clear passion for supporting young people to achieve their potential.

Our perfect candidate will be:

  • be able to motivate, challenge and inspire students to achieve their best
  • be able to establish and develop outstanding relationships with students and staff
  • help us to maintain excellent results
  • contribute to our core vision and values

Core Purpose:

  • ensure excellent attendance and punctuality within the Sixth Form
  • ensure students fully engage with all aspects and opportunities within the Sixth Form
  • support the monitoring, evaluation and continuous review of the quality and effectiveness of sixth form support


  • work with the support of the Head of Sixth Form to ensure excellent attendance within the Sixth Form
  • work with the support of the Head of Sixth Form to ensure excellent punctuality within the Sixth Form
  • ensure effective implementation of the Sixth Form behaviour policy, including liaising with faculty staff where required
  • coordinate year 12 post 16 tutorial enrichment to ensure students have a variety of developmental opportunities
  • liaise with faculties to ensure high quality faculty enrichment opportunities for students
  • oversee the rewards policy within the Sixth Form to ensure a positive climate for learning is created
  • support operationally and strategically the work experience offer within Sixth Form to increase the number of students participating within it
  • ensure students undertake support opportunities identified for them following data analysis and offer operational support to these activities
  • support with student recruitment and induction
  • support with Sixth Form house integration, ensuring students are engaging with the numerous opportunities offered

Other Responsibilities:

  • assist with on call duties as appropriate
  • responsible for student behaviour and welfare in public places during break, lunch, change of lesson, beginning and end of school day as directed
  • participate in professional development opportunities, willingness to develop additional skills and expertise
  • keep up to date with current educational developments and legislation affecting your area of responsibility
  • contribute to school development through identified communication and consultation channels
  • be aware of and support difference and ensure equal opportunities for all
  • contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school
  • develop constructive relationships and communicate with other agencies/professionals
  • be aware of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and to report any concerns in accordance with the school’s safeguarding policy
  • to comply with the school’s Health and Safety policy and statutory requirements
  • to undertake any other duties not detailed above commensurate with the level of the post

We welcome visitors to the school. Please contact us if you would like to arrange a visit.

Please contact the Recruitment Team if you would like further information regarding this role or the school in general please email us on:

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016). Therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

How to apply:

Please visit our school website recruitment page for further information regarding the role and details about our school.

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 25th June 2024.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: 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.  

An online search will also be carried out as part of due diligence on all short-listed candidates.  

This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment.  

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.  

Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.


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