Deputy Head of Sixth Form

Sir Roger Manwood's School, Sandwich, Kent, CT13 9JX

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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    18 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    6 May 2022

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Required from September 2022, TLR2b

We are seeking an exceptional, forward thinking and perceptive candidate who can teach French & Spanish, Physical Education or Humanities (please see separate adverts for these positions) to join our pastoral team. The Deputy Head of Sixth Form will have responsibility for helping the Head of Sixth Form oversee the academic progress and pastoral welfare of students in Years 12 and 13, including their transition into the School and the day to day operation of the Sixth Form Centre. They will assist in leading form tutors in Years 12 and 13 as well as on the academic, wellbeing and pastoral matters for students in the Sixth Form.

The School is a great place to teach – it is a friendly, dynamic school where both staff and students thrive because they are highly valued. Our students are bright, able and eager to learn, and due to our environment of excellent behaviour, teachers are able to teach their subjects to a high level. The School is situated in a beautiful area of Kent, close to both coast and rolling countryside. It is also close to the channel crossings at Dover and Ashford and has very good connections to London via the High Speed rail route to Kings Cross and the A2/M2 by car. Local house prices and rents are considerably lower than those in London and the Home Counties.

Visit for videos that show what life at the School is like, details of this post and a downloadable application form. You can also contact the Head’s PA, Mrs K Robinson, on or 01304 610206 for further information. Any offer of employment will be subject to a health check, two satisfactory references and a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure.

CLOSING DATE: noon on Wednesday 18 May 2022

SHORTLISTING: only candidates who are shortlisted will be contacted

INTERVIEWS: the school reserves the right to interview candidates as applications are received

Sir Roger Manwood’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Due to its Safer Recruitment Policy, the School will take up references before interview.

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TLR2b - £4,784

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About Sir Roger Manwood's School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
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School size
1014 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Sir Roger Manwood’s School is a mixed grammar school for students aged 11-18. The school was granted Academy status on 1 March 2011. We have 1017 students in total. In September 2014, the school began an expansion from being a 4 form entry to a 5 form entry. The school is set in particularly attractive grounds and has excellent facilities.

The school was inspected by OfSTED in April 2012. The inspectors judged the school to be outstanding in every respect. In the achievement of the pupils, in the quality of the teaching, in the behaviour and safety of the pupils, in leadership and management and in the overall effectiveness of the school the judgements of the Inspection team were in every case the top grade.

Academic results are consistently of a very high standard. As a result we appear prominently in the national league tables. The vast majority of our Sixth Formers go on to the most competitive universities including Oxford, Cambridge, UCL, Kings and Warwick. The extra-curricular life of the school is a very striking feature of life at Manwood’s.

There is an exceptionally wide range of sporting and cultural activities which all attract high levels of participation. There are also imaginative international ties, including those with schools in Germany, China, the Gambia and India.

The school has a warm, friendly atmosphere. The care, guidance and support offered is outstanding and is much appreciated by students and parents alike. The nature of the school and creating a family ethos which helps to make the school as successful as it is.

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