Deputy Head of Sixth Form, Hertfordshire

Closing date:New this week

Rickmansworth SchoolHertfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: Immediate
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: H6 Pt 23-26 (pro-rata) including fringe allowance
Contract term: Permanent

Main duties and responsibilities

Pastoral Care

• Support Head of Sixth Form in planning the induction of students who are new to the school and support transition from Y11 to the Sixth Form.

• Monitor punctuality and attendance to form and identify students causing concern, developing strategies for intervention.

• Deal with student concerns as they arise.

• Deal with staff concerns as they arise.

• Liaise with parents where necessary.

• Liaise with the Sixth Form team and subject staff regarding student concerns.

• Refer students to external agencies where appropriate.


• Support the delivery of the induction day at the beginning of Y12 and in July.

• Oversee the mentoring of Sixth Form students and act as a mentor yourself.

• Monitor and report on underachieving students as a result of school data drops

• Support the reporting process.

• Be present for GCSE and A Level results – including giving advice to students.

• Assist the UCAS process and support students with their applications.

• Identify students who need to retake exams.

• Analyse results of students and identify those causing concern.

• Supervise Sixth Form study sessions and ensure the students work appropriately.

• Carry out spot checks on subject attendance and update Sixth Form team.

Leading Tutors

• Prepare and give out tutor information.

• Hold tutor meetings.

• Arrange resources for rotating Life Long Learning lessons.


• Ask staff for volunteering opportunities for students.

• Advertise internal and external opportunities.

• Regularly check on student progress with this.

• Liaise with VInspired regarding volunteering.

• Award certificates as appropriate.

Prefects/Social Events

• Coordinate and oversee the prefect system.

• Oversee, coordinate and support Sixth Form events (Eg UCAS Conference, Awards Evening, 6th Form Open Evening and Prom).

Job location

More about Rickmansworth School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Scots Hill, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 3AQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1923 773 296
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