Sixth Form Support Assistant

Job Reference : 000983
Academy : Mascalls Academy
Closing Date : 26/06/2017
Employment Start Date : 01/09/2016
Salary : Kent Range 4 (Negotiable)
Employment Type : Permanent
Department : Post 16
Hours Per week : 37 hours per week

About the role:

Mascalls Academy has an opportunity for a Sixth Form Support Assistant to work as a key member of our successful Sixth Form; a brand new role within our Academy.  The candidate will bring with them an ability to relate well to 16-18 year olds and the desire to spend time with them on a daily basis. The role will require working closely with the Head of Sixth Form and our team of advisors as well as having an active involvement in all Sixth Form Form activities, events and the UCAS process.  The successful candidate will join us for September 2017 where you will play a pivotal role in the smooth running of our Sixth Form. You will be part of an organisation that enjoys a great reputation in the area as we have a fantastic track record of providing numerous opportunities for personal professional development. Please consult the Job Description for more information. 

What we are offering:

  • A salary commensurate with experience.
  • Professional coaching and support.
  • A bespoke CPD programme.
  • Complementary holistic therapy to support staff wellbeing.
  • Free use of a staff gymnasium.
  • A thriving social and community ethos.

We’d like to hear from you if you are:

  • Collaborative, building strong professional relationships.
  • Able to motivate and inspire students to achieve their full potential
  • Energetic with a ‘can do’ attitude.

What are we looking for in you?

To be successful you need to be passionate, flexible and resilient under pressure. You must want to work with 16-18 year olds whilst being authoritative and approachable.  The successful candidate will be able to work well as a member of a collaborative team but equally work on their own using their own initiative and be innovative in streamlining current systems.

Working at Mascalls Academy:

Mascalls Academy is a secondary school at the heart of the community and our small school model ensures that each and every student gets the personal support and challenge they need to reach their full potential.  Our recent OFSTED inspection notes “ambitious leadership has established an ethos where staff are committed to driving standards up”, that Mascalls is a “happy place to be” and that “staff feel valued”.  Our judgement that we are a ‘Good’ school with ‘Outstanding’ leadership and behaviour is accurate; it is our vision to become ‘Outstanding’ in every category.  Mascalls Academy is a dynamic and exciting place to work and the fantastic leadership team are committed to making it great for people at all stages in their careers.  We can offer you the chance to be part of a strong collaborative team, not only within Mascalls but with the wider Trust as well

About Leigh Academies Trust:

As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have the opportunity to collaborate with your peers and share best practice at academy level and across the whole Trust.  This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together.  You will be expected to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.  As part of the cluster structure all of our academies are grouped together in key geographical areas to enable them to be able to support each other and share resources.

Diversity at our core:

We are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals we all bring something unique to the role regardless of age, gender, race beliefs or disabilities which is why we treat all of our staff equally, without compromise. 

We are committed to safeguarding children and successful candidate will be subject to an Enhance DBS check.  Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.