Student Manager Years 10 – Upper Sixth
Initially Part Time 22 ½ hours per week
Term time Only
Kent College Pembury is looking to appoint an outstanding non-teaching Student Manager for Years 10-Upper Sixth. Our ideal candidate will bring with them a range of experience working with secondary-aged children, together with an ability to foster excellent working relationships. Initially this role will be part time (22 ½ hours) but will increase to full time (37 ½ hours) from September 2020.
The successful candidate will work proactively to provide pastoral support, care and guidance for students in Year 10-U6, monitoring attendance, punctuality and behaviour, identifying issues and making interventions when necessary. To that end, the Student Manager will act as a main point of contact for girls and their parents, and work closely with tutors and other key members of staff, including the Head of Sixth Form, the Head of Careers and the Student Manager for Years 7-9.
Founded in Folkestone in 1886, Kent College is an independent day and boarding school for girls, with a Senior School (ages 11-18) and Preparatory School (ages 3-11) sharing the same site, facilities and some specialist staff. The school is one of a group of ten schools under the control of the Methodist Independent Schools Trust. The school has a resident Chaplain who leads the Christian worship in the school. Kent College for Girls is a happy and thriving school, offering a broad education aimed at developing character, inter personal skills and all-round wellbeing. This is reflected particularly in our Growth Mindset and Sport and Wellbeing programmes. It is hoped therefore staff joining the school would share the same sense of openness and enthusiasm that we aim to cultivate in our students.
Kent College Pembury employs over 200 people in both academic and support staff positions. Highly skilled, dedicated and passionate staff are the driving force behind our ‘Excellent’ school.
We are delighted to welcome applications from candidates who share our core values and who are able to contribute to our continued future success. We recruit staff of the highest calibre who will inspire, support and challenge the girls, and fellow colleagues, to achieve their full potential. Whatever your role, you will benefit from a being part of a large staff community with opportunities for professional development.
We believe in rewarding our staff and offer a complete range of employee benefits including:
• Reduced school fees
• Free meals during working hours
• Free eye tests
• Subsidised Flu Vaccinations
• Free onsite parking
• On-going training and development
• Use of swimming pool and fitness suite (at allocated times)
Closing date: Monday 28 October 2019 by Midday
Candidates are encouraged to apply well before the deadline. We reserve the right to interview candidates before the closing date.
The completed application form, including the names and addresses of two referees, cv and a letter of application should be sent to Headmistress, Ms Julie Lodrick, Kent College, Old Church Road, Pembury, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN2 4AX by letter, fax (01892 820232) or email (email@example.com)
References will be taken up prior to interview. One of the referees should normally be the applicant’s current or most recent employer. The post requires the highest level of clearance through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
Kent College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Appointees must be prepared to undergo child protection screening Child Protection and welfare are taken very seriously at Kent College, with guidelines on confidentiality and staff-pupil relationship procedures well-publicised to staff.
All gaps of employment are to be accounted for and rigorously investigated. Referees are contacted to ensure the validity of the reference. Testimonials are not acceptable in place of confidential references.