Student Services Manager

Salary:  PO4:  £42,333 to £45,378 per annum depending on skills and experience.
Start date: ASAP
Contract: Full time, permanent, subject to an enhanced DBS check 

School 21, a 4 to 18 school with a growing reputation for innovation and impact, is an exciting place in which to grow and develop.   


We are looking for an excellent administrator who will lead, develop and coordinate student support services, to support outcomes for pupils across the school by providing high-quality solutions.


Identify new opportunities and collaborate with senior and pastoral leaders to facilitate change management.


Create a climate in which multidisciplinary teams collaborate to provide effective and responsive student support services.


The successful candidates will have a record of successful management and leadership of diverse teams.


Understands own self-development needs and how learning and development improves performance of self and the student services team. Is aware of professional learning available to support self and other team members.


Is adaptable, flexible, reflective and capable of leading and managing change.


Can identify and consider options, make recommendations and robustly defend decisions in a timely manner, using evidence to support proposals.


Inspires and motivates others within their team, school and the wider profession. Leads functions, people and/or projects within the remit of their autonomy and responsibility.



  • 4 to 18 mixed, inclusive school in the heart of Stratford, Newham

  • Cutting edge pedagogy and curriculum

  • We have plans to set up two new schools in close proximity to School 21 which will give staff more opportunities to grow and develop

For more information please e-mail Anne Shaker at

School 21 is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing date: 8am, Thursday 30th June   Likely interview dates: Week beginning the 4th July