Sixth Form Support Officer (Cannock Chase High School)

Cannock Chase High School, Cannock, Staffordshire
Salary Grade 4 £19,312 – £19,698, FTE (£6,769 - £6,904 pro rata)
10 Jun 2021
28 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Part time temporary
Working Pattern
Term time


Sixth Form Support Officer

15 hours per week term time (39 weeks per year)

Salary Grade 4 £19,312 – £19,698, FTE (£6,769 - £6,904 pro rata)

Required for 1 September 2021 (for 1 year in the first instance)

Cannock Chase High School is a vibrant and ambitious learning community.  We are seeking to appoint a Sixth Form Support Officer to work in partnership with staff across the academy to provide the best learning experience for our Sixth Form students.  You will support Sixth Form students with academic, personal and social concerns, including support with overcoming barriers to learning and Post-18 destinations.

The successful candidate will also provide general support in the Sixth Form, including support with admissions, attendance and pastoral issues, as well as providing administrative support to the Assistant Headteacher (Post 16). 

The successful candidate will also provide medical care and First Aid provision for staff, students and visitors to the school, including accurate administrative records of accidents, medication and first aid as part of the First Aid team.

The successful candidate will be part of the Sixth Form Team and will contribute to making our Sixth Form an inclusive and welcoming environment which continually strives for excellence.

You will have experience of working with children with a variety of complex needs, with a particular focus on Post-16 students.  We are looking for someone who builds constructive relationships with families and carers and keeps them informed of the student’s needs and progress.  You will also be required to keep regular and confidential records relating to students.

Cannock Chase High School is an 11-19 state funded comprehensive school with Academy Status and over 1,000 students on roll, including nearly 100 in the Sixth Form.  We have been judged as ‘good’ by Ofsted in our latest inspection.  Our school has a relentless focus on the highest standards of academic achievement, personal development and equality of opportunity.  In everything we do, we are dedicated to reaching our school goal: ‘Achievement for All’. 

Closing Date: Monday 28 June 2021, 3.30pm, (Interviews: w/b 5 July 2021).

Once candidates have been notified that they have been invited for interview, references will then be requested.

How to apply

  • Complete an Application Form.
  • Applications are to be sent to reach the school by the closing date (e-mail applications are welcomed:
  • Within your application, please state what experience you have of working with children and adults, particular Post-16 students, any qualifications you have gained and why you would like to work in our school in this particular role.
  • The post is subject to enhanced DBS clearance, medical clearance and receipt of two positive references.  Your referees should be easily accessible, including by e-mail, to help with the selection process.

Please refer to the full job description and person specification, which is available from the Headteacher at the school or via the website:  All applications must be on the school Application Form (which is also available from the school or via the website), CVs alone are not acceptable.  If you would like to discuss this role or arrange a tour of the school, please contact Mrs Mills on 01543 502450 in the first instance.

Cannock Chase High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The school follows safer recruitment practices and the successful applicant will be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.