Sixth Form Learning Mentor

Salary: Inner London (competitive salary based on experience and skills)

Start date: ASAP
Contract: Full time, permanent, subject to an enhanced DBS check 

School 21 is one of the most exciting 4 to 18 schools in the country, pioneering a range of powerful approaches to the curriculum and teaching. Building on School 21’s reputation for excellence – rated outstanding in all categories by Ofsted – we opened our sixth form, Six 21, in September 2017.

Sixth form is an exciting time in students’ lives as they make the transition from childhood to adulthood. We are looking for a caring, enthusiastic and organised person to help support students make this transition as successfully as possible so they can fulfil their potential and leave us with the skills, experience and qualifications to enable them to make a difference to the world.

In addition to the main duties listed below, the successful candidate would lead a project or development in a mutually agreed area within the sixth form.

Main duties

Sixth Form independent learning


  • Supervision of the independent study rooms.

  • Academic coaching for students through 1:1 sessions looking to give guidance in subject specialism areas and development of key skills such as time management, independent learning, revision techniques and research skills.

  • Manage student 1:1 booking system.

  • Liaising with careers and pastoral staff re raising and achievement of aspirations.

Assistance in administrative work and sixth form data. This will include:


  • Monitoring, tracking and follow up on sixth form attendance and punctuality.

  • Tracking and managing data from both prospective and current sixth form students.

  • Day to day handling of student enquiries.

  • Filing of student records.

  • Update and management of SIMs for sixth form students.

  • Time management coaching and 1:1s linking punctuality and attendance to academic outcomes and future aspirations.

Other duties


  • Assist with the sixth form application process including marking applications and interviewing of prospective students.

  • There is the chance in this role to develop in areas of your interest.

  • This can be discussed in your induction to the school.

  • Any other duties as directed by the Sixth Form Coordinator or the Head of Sixth Form.

Early application is encouraged as we are hoping to interview and appoint someone as soon as possible.  School 21 reserves the right to close applications early and make an appointment at any stage.


Applications for part-time work or a job share are welcomed.

Closing date: Friday, 25th January 2019 by 9am          Interview date: Week commencing 28th January 2019

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