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Hereford Sixth Form College has over 2000 full-time 16-19 students and an excellent reputation for its results and extra-curricular provision.  Rated Ofsted outstanding in 2007 and again in 2023, the College consistently achieves one of the highest Advanced Level points scores per entry of over 100 SFC’s nationally and has outstanding value added results as measured by both the ALIS and ALPS systems.

The Heart of Mercia Multi-Academy Trust (MAT), formed on 1 April 2019 and delivers education in the West Midlands.  Hereford Sixth Form College is a part of this Trust.  The MAT has an annual budget of £50m and serves the needs of 8,500 students across the region. 

The closing dates are given as a guide. We reserve the right to close vacancies at any time. If you do not hear from us within 6 weeks of the closing date, you can assume your application has been unsuccessful at this time.

We may choose to appoint before the official deadline and candidates may be called for interview sooner.

All applications must be made on either the College’s application form or the MAT's application form. Each role will specify which application form to use. Completed application forms should be sent to Charlie Lewis, HR Administrator via email recruitment@hereford.ac.uk

Please note we do not accept CVs. 

Hereford Sixth Form College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  All posts are subject to two satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS Disclosure. The College also celebrates diversity and aims to recruit a diverse range of staff.

We currently have the following vacancies:

Personal Tutor

37 hours per week, term time only plus two weeks, permanent

Support Staff SCP 11 – 15 (£26,097 - £29,346 per annum FTE) giving a pro-rata salary of £23,022- £25,889 per annum

We are proud of the support we provide to our students both academically and holistically, and are looking to appoint a Personal Tutor with the skills to continue to add to our successful tutoring programme.  Ideally, you will have a background in supporting young people in their academic, social and personal development to ensure they maximise their achievement.  The role requires flexibility, good listening skills, empathy, use of initiative and a sound understanding of safeguarding and keeping children safe in education. You will be committed to a collegiate ethos and a desire to contribute to the College’s continuing success.

Closing Date: 9am Monday 29th April 2024

Interview Date: to be confirmed

Personal Tutor Job Description and Person Spec

Personal Tutor Application Form

French Language Assistant

Part time, term time only, fixed term

Salary:  SFCA Support Staff Scale Point 24, currently £38,353 per annum FTE, giving a pro-rata salary of up to £10,428 per annum

Are you passionate about the French language and culture?  Are you a French native speaker?  Do you have a desire to inspire young minds?

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, friendly, inspirational and dynamic individual to join the Languages Department on a fixed-term basis from 1st October 2024 until 31st May 2025, with a maximum of 12 hours per week.

As a French Modern Foreign Languages Assistant you will play a pivotal role in enhancing our students’ language learning experience.  Your passion for the French language and culture will bring the language to life for our students of A Level French, whilst supporting our talented language teachers, helping students practise their French skills and preparing engaging teaching materials teaching.

You will have weekly timetabled session with students in groups of two for Lower Sixth (first year) and individual sessions for Upper Sixth (second year).  You will cover the following A Level topics which students learn in class, but the main aim is to get them talking:

  • Aspects of French-speaking society: current trends
    • La famille en voie de changement/La « cyber-société /Le rôle du bénévolat
  • Aspects of French-speaking society: current issues
    • Les aspects positifs d’une société diverse/ les marginalisés
    • Comment traite-t-on les criminels?
  • Artistic culture in the French-speaking world
    • Une culture fière de son patrimoine/La musique francophone contemporaine/le Cinéma
  • Aspects of political life in the French-speaking world
    • Les ados, le droit de vote et l’engagement politique
    • Manifestations, grèves/La politique et l’immigration
  • Literary texts and Film study
    • Literature “Un sac de billes” by Joseph Joffo
    • Film “La Haine” by Mathieu Kassowitz

You will encourage students, clarify any misunderstandings of grammar, teach them new vocabulary and idiomatic expressions, as well as injecting some culture and civilisation.

An approachable and enthusiastic personality will be key to supporting our students, and previous experience of working in education and/or with young people is desirable.

If you wish to have an informal discussion regarding this role, please contact Isabelle Celie-Bone, Head of Languages, via email at icb@hereford.ac.uk.

Closing Date:  9am 30th April 2024

Interview Date: week commencing 13th May 2024

French Language Assistant Application Form

IT Hub Manager

Full time, whole year, permanent

Salary:  up to Support Staff Scale Point 29, £43,289 per annum (depending on number of academies managed)

We are looking for an IT Hub Manager to work in the Hereford Area.

Your main duties will be:

  • to run the IT Helpdesk/Services within that Hub in an efficient and friendly way
  • to manage IT staff within the Hereford Hub
  • to manage IT budgets and plan the improvement and regular update/replacement of the IT equipment
  • to collaborate with other key members of staff and teams
  • to lead and work together with a wider range of stakeholders on IT projects.

You should have:

  • good teamwork and organisational skills
  • the ability to form strong working relationships with others
  • flexibility and self-motivation.

Benefits:

  • 22 days annual leave + bank holidays, increasing to 25 days after five years of continuous service
  • Local government pension scheme
  • Other benefits include free on-site parking, discounted on-site gym and leisure activities, cycle to work scheme and on-site cafés

Closing Date:  9am Thursday 25th April 2024

Interview Date: week commencing 29th April 2024

Start Date:  negotiable

IT Hub Manager Job Description and Person Spec

IT Hub Manager Application Form

Teacher of English Literature

Full time/part time, permanent

Salary:  SFCA Teachers Pay Scale

The English Department is one of the largest subject areas within the College, offering a choice of English Literature (Edexcel) or English Language (Edexcel) at A level. The department also offers an extremely successful GCSE English (Eduqas) resit course, which has a high level of demand within the College. We offer a supportive environment within an improving and forward-looking department. Emphasis is placed on staff supporting each other, liaising over schemes of work and sharing good practice.

English continues to be a very popular subject and results are consistently good to outstanding in both raw and value-added terms.

There are currently 11 English Literature, 8 English Language and 5 GCSE classes with teaching groups generally between 18 to 24 in size. Teaching is shared between six staff, two of whom are part-time. The Department is well resourced, with an interactive whiteboard in each teaching room and a suite of computers for class use. 

We are seeking a newly qualified or experienced teacher, who is an English Literature specialist, to teach A Level English Literature and GCSE English Language resit. Ideally you will have a degree in English Literature; if not, a keen interest in teaching A level English Literature is essential.  The ability to teach GCSE Film and/or Citizenship would be an advantage.

You should be committed, enthusiastic and enjoy a challenge. You should be prepared to work hard within the team and be ambitious both on a personal level and for the department. The ability to motivate students is vital. Effective team working skills are essential.  

Closing Date:  9am Monday 22nd April 2024

Interview Date:  Monday 29th April 2024

Teacher of English Literature Job Description & Person Spec

Teacher of English Literature Application Form

Lead Netball Coach

Part time (10.5 hours per week), term time only, temporary contract

Salary:  SFCA Support Staff Salary Scale point 31, £10,805 per annum pro-rata

Sports academies are designed to give enthusiastic sports players aged 16 – 18 the chance to develop their playing talent alongside their academic qualifications. The academies are based at Hereford Sixth Form College but form partnerships with local sports clubs and organisations, which allows students in full-time education the opportunity to access quality sports coaching and performance opportunities to maximise their potential. The academies are committed to developing the best players in the region by providing them with the physical and mental skills which are required to help them fulfil their ambitions within the game.

Candidates will be required to coach a group of 16 – 19 year olds of mixed ability, delivering a programme focused on team and player development, as well as enthusing and engaging students to encourage regular participation. Candidates will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and will fully embrace the sporting and educational ethos within our Sixth Form educational establishment.

The successful candidate will have coaching experience and current Level 2 coaching qualifications (or above).  First aid certification and the ability to drive a mini-bus would be desirable.

Closing date: Please submit your completed application as soon as possible.  While there is no specified closing date, we encourage interested candidates to apply at their earliest convenience, as we will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis.

Lead Netball Coach Application Form

Hereford Sixth Form College is committed to the principles of the General Data Protections Regulations that came into force on 25th May 2018 and subsequent Data Protection Regulations 2018. We set out how we do this in privacy notices.

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Please see our Privacy notice for applicants below.

At Hereford Sixth Form College we are committed to carrying out our duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of our students. Please see our key policies at the bottom of this page which sets out our policies and procedures on this and statutory guidance.

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Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy 2023-2024 & Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023-24

Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023

Code of Conduct for Staff Policy and Procedure

Whistle Blowing Policy 2022/23

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy including Disability Disclosure and Confidentiality 2023-24