Sixth Form Coordinator

Salary: Scale 5, £27,008 to £28,495
Start date: August/September 2022
Contract: Permanent, full-time, subject to an enhanced DBS check

Job Purpose

From School 21, an outstanding East London school, comes a groundbreaking Sixth Form, Six 21, for those with academic ambitions and a pioneering spirit.

The primary role of the Sixth Form Coordinator is to ensure the smooth running of the sixth form and ensure a high standard of administrative and student support. Alongside these administrative duties, you will manage the marketing of the sixth-form and, with the support of the Head of Six 21, craft an innovative programme of events, visits and visitors to support students in determining their post 18 pathways. 


  • Manage all internal and external communications, including sixth form inbox and social media, and maintain good relationships with key stakeholders. You will be the first point of contact for students, staff and parents wishing to engage with the sixth-form.

  • Manage and maintain accurate records and data for prospective and current students, including SIMS.

  • Manage student attendance including updating SIMS with information shared by parents.

  • Ensure Six 21 website is correct and up to date.

  • Other day to day sixth form administration where required.


  • Oversee and manage the application process and marketing of the sixth form to prospective students and link institutions. This will include oversight of promotional and recruitment activities, liaising with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Oversee running of internal promotional events and attend external relevant ones where necessary, some of which will require out of hours work for which time off in lieu will be given.

  • Support heavily with the planning and administration ahead, during and post GCSE results day when new students are recruited to the Sixth-Form.

Post-18 Programme.

  • Coordinate the sixth form careers programme including, supported by the Head of Six 21, arranging and seeking opportunities for students to learn about universities as well as alternatives to traditional pathways such as apprenticeships. Arranging visits out of school and visitors to come to school.

  • Assist with the university admissions process (UCAS) including providing administrative support with summer results day and clearing.


  • Attend relevant meetings with the sixth-form team and wider school community.

  • Provide supervision to students where necessary.

  • Duties


  • Strong organisational skills.

  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral.

  • A passion for working with young people

  • Educated to A-Level or relevant experience

  • A minimum of a grade C in GCSE English and Maths or equivalent


  • Admin experience within a school environment

  • Knowledge of SIMS

  • A working knowledge of google drive

Personal qualities

  • A professional yet approachable manner

  • Attention to detail, adherence to standards and ability to work to deadlines

  • The ability to work calmly and professionally under pressure

  • Able to work well independently and also within a team

  • An interest and desire to work with and support young adults as they navigate their teenage years and prepare for their future lives.

Closing date: Friday, 15th July 2022     Interview date: Week commencing 18th July 2022

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