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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; 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 post 16 education in both Hereford and Worcester. Hereford Sixth Form College is part of this Trust. The MAT has an annual budget of over £15m and serves the needs of 3,500 students across the counties. 


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.


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, Assistant to DOS and HR Administrator via email


Please note we do not accept CVs 


All posts are subject to two satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS Disclosure. 


We currently have the following vacancies:


Sports Coach

Exciting opportunities have arisen to become a Sports Coach as part of Hereford Sixth Form’s successful Sports Academies.


Level 2 Women’s Football Coach 

Level 1 Hockey Coach

Temporary Contract

Level 2 Coaches £17.42 per hour

Zero hours contract. You will be coaching weekly from September 2021 to April 2022 for approximately 4.5 hours per week.


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 ideally have coaching experience, current coaching qualifications (Level 2 and or above) and first aid certification. The ability to drive a minibus is desirable. 

Closing date: The positions will be closed once successful appointments are made.

If you wish to have an informal discussion regarding this role contact Andy Douthwaite, on


Application Form for Sports Coach


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.

A Privacy Notice is a source of information that explains to an individual the “what, how, where, why and when?” regarding how we processes an employee’s personal data. Processing is a broad term and includes (amongst other things) collecting, recording, storing, amending, reviewing, using and deleting personal data. A vast array of employment-related data is processed by us and under the GDPR, we have to be more transparent and open than ever before about such processing.

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.


Privacy Notice for Job Applicants

Code of Conduct for Staff Policy and Procedure

Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy 2020/21

Keeping Children Safe in Education Part 1 2020

Whistle Blowing Policy 2020/21

Equality Diversity and Inclusion Policy including Disability Disclosure and Confidentiality 2020/21