Student Services Manager

Morgan Spencer
London, South East England
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Student Services Manager
Grade - JE8
Hours - 35hrs per week, 40 weeks per year (8am-4pm Monday-Friday)
Reports to - Senior Assistant Principal for Sixth Form

Job purpose
Manage and oversee the Sixth form study centre to support and enrich students’ academic and pastoral development to:
- enable students to access a broad range of learning resources,
- develop learning and information handling skills,
- promote quiet study skills, research for pleasure and independent learning.
Lead the new Free Minds Futurelearn programme for KS5, assisting the Heads of Year 12 and 13 in the smooth running of both Year groups, to promote the highest standards of behaviour and self-respect, supporting students to overcome barriers to learning.

Key Strategic Management
- Strategic management and development of the sixth form study and resource centre and monitor its effectiveness in achieving the Educational aims and objectives of the Sixth Form
- Develop,  establish  and  lead  on  the  sixth  form  enrichment curriculum including a new ‘Free Minds’ Future Learn MOOCS programme
- Monitoring students’ progress towards successful completion of the enrichment curriculum and intervening where concerns arise
- Participate in school wide development through attending the regular cycle of meetings with senior staff, year team meetings etc.
- Lead on the updates, marketing & promotion of student success stories & events through the new sixth form website, twitter & instagram
- Support  the  EPQ  supervisor  with  the  delivery  of  the EPQ through the resource centre.

Maintain a high quality of provision
- Acquisition, organisation, dissemination, promotion and maintenance of resources, both traditionally printed and electronic, appropriate to the sixth formers
- To manage the laptop trolleys and their use in the learning resource centre
- Liaison with staff through meetings, CPD, INSET, induction and on an individual basis to develop provision and promote effective use of the learning resource centre in KS5 lessons
- Manage a quiet study environment for both curriculum-based and independent learning, ensuring the positive behaviour of students using the resource centre
- Support for the Academy
- To assist in the day to day smooth running of the sixth form
- To work with Tutors and the MIS team to ensure the accurate recording of registers to help ensure excellent levels of attendance and punctuality within the sixth form
- To assist with the monitoring of punctuality and promote an ethos of the importance of excellent attendance and punctuality
- To support the Academy Behaviour Policy both by providing rewards and sanctions and monitoring the use of them within the Sixth Form
- To assist in the administration and effective use of the school’s sanctions systems within the Sixth Form
- To assist with communications with parents and carers
- To take part in assemblies and celebrations within the Sixth Form that are designed to develop awareness and understanding of social, moral, spiritual, cultural aspects of education as well as local, national and global issues
- Budget Management
- Manage and maintain control of the sixth form learning resource budget. 

Essential Experience
- Experience of working in study or learning resource centre, preferably in a university or sixth form environment.
- Experience of utilising ICT and skills to access and retrieve information
- Experience of UCAS, EPQ and P16 curriculum enrichment
- Experience of working with young adults and meeting their particular needs and requirements.
- Experience in academic mentoring & tracking student progress

- Experience of working in an inner-city school
- Ability to promote students’ progress in a variety of ways
- An understanding of KS4-5 pathways and transition to Higher Education
- A basic understanding of the national curriculum
- Ability to communicate effectively with governors, parents and outside bodies

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES Morgan Spencer Recruitment is committed to equal opportunities and actively seeks applications from all sectors of the community irrespective of gender, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, having responsibility for dependents, age, religion/beliefs, or any other reason which cannot be shown to be justified.

CONFIDENTIALITY: All applications are dealt with in strictest confidence and will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998