12 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    25 April 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    29 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£18,502.00 - £18,813.00 Annually (Actual)

Sixth Form Admin Assistant job summary


Pound Lane, Moulton, Northampton, NN3 7SD

01604 641600



32.5 hours per week, 40 weeks per year

Grade F Point 6-7 (£23,893 - £24,294)

£18,502 - £18,813 (actual salary)

We are looking to appoint from as soon as possible, a Sixth Form Admin Assistant to be the main contact point for all students and parents in Y12 and Y13 during the school day, and the main point of admin support for the Sixth Form leadership and tutor team.

The Sixth Form Admin Assistant will work as part of the Sixth Form Student Services team, under the direction of the Head of Sixth Form. They will work with students directly, and with other staff, including senior leaders, to ensure effective efficient processing of all aspects of Sixth Form administration.

The successful candidate will be highly organised, able to work under pressure, have excellent communication skills, and a strong track record of customer focused delivery. They will work as part of a team dedicated to delivering high quality pastoral provision.

This role requires flexibility, innovation and enthusiasm to help us deliver high levels of support. In particular, the Sixth Form Admin Assistant will need to ensure a consistently high standard of care and professionalism, in achieving the following:

  • Developing positive relationships with all students, with a particular focus on supporting the most challenging and vulnerable students, and their parents/carers, undertaking supervisory duties such as covering registration.
  • Undertaking all aspects of Sixth Form administration, including monitoring of student attendance (checking reasons for pupil absence, conducting first day absence calling, and maintaining records of attendance), ensuring that registers are completed accurately, administration of 16 – 19 Bursary Fund, processing student admissions to the Sixth Form, liaison with external providers regarding, for example, courses, trips and visiting speakers, and other administrative support as required for the Head and Deputy Head of Sixth Form
  • Supporting students using the library, ensuring that that the work area is conducive to aid effective study; locating library resources, undertaking necessary administration, dealing with technical issues and other general queries
  • Providing effective pastoral support for students including working with students and parents on low level pastoral issues.
  • Ensuring effective communication, through the distribution of messages to staff and students, and the distribution of work when teaching staff are absent.
  • Supporting school policy as appropriate, in particular relating to child protection, confidentiality and health and safety issues
  • Undertaking other tasks in line with the above accountabilities as directed by the Line Manager, Sixth Form and Senior Leadership Teams

At MSSC, we know that our staff are our most valuable resource. We want you to flourish in your professional life and that’s why we put

lots of time and energy into our positive culture and approach to well-being.

It’s not just a job, it’s a career – some of the benefits we offer you:

Enthusiastic and engaged students and a culture of high aspirations.

Extensive CPD training which provides a range of tailored and bespoke CPD opportunities

Competitive salaries and pay progression

A supportive leadership team who are engaged in your professional development and success

Employee Assistance Programme (Counselling, information and support)

Generous Pension Scheme

Flexible Working Contracts

Free use of onsite gym

We reserve the right to withdraw the advert if sufficient applications are received before the closing date.

Moulton School is a successful, popular and over-subscribed school on the northern boundary of Northampton. The school was graded Good in its last two Ofsted inspections, and there is a strong commitment to further improvement based on effective teaching and learning and high expectations of students. Whilst maintaining firm discipline, built around our ASPIRE ethos and school values, the school is deeply committed to supporting the development of whole child, and is one of very few schools to hold the Restorative Services Quality Mark. Our student leadership programme is also a significant strength of the school. As a member of staff at Moulton School, your on-going professional development is of crucial importance, and the school has an outstanding record of supporting colleagues into middle and senior leadership roles.

“The school makes people feel special” Parent

“Being at Moulton School has been a great experience and I have learnt lots!” Year 8 student.

“As a new member of staff, I was made to feel valued and supported. Joining the school mid-way through a pandemic, I was apprehensive but the staff at Moulton school made me so welcome and it wasn't long before I felt part of the MSSC team. There is an ethos of kindness and it shows. I have never worked with staff that are so motivated by their school's values. The leadership team are always close-by and ready to help and offer solutions, support and friendly encouragement. Thank you MSSC, I am so proud to work at this wonderful school. Teacher.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to show this commitment. The successful applicant will be expected to undertake safeguarding checks, including a criminal record check via the Disclosure & Barring Service, the cost of which will be met by the school.

Please note, it is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

This post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013 and 2020), which requires you to disclose all spent convictions and cautions except those which are ‘protected’ under Police Act 1997 – Part V.

Please be aware that referees will be contacted prior to interview in accordance with accepted Child Protection Procedures.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Moulton School and Science College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1389 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Moulton School is a warm, welcoming and hardworking school community, striving for excellence in all that we do. We want our students to leave school having maximised their academic progress, but also with fond memories of the breadth of opportunities taken, the relationships made, and the experiences enjoyed; for example, through our flagship student leadership programme.

Situated five miles from Northampton and close to the M1, Moulton is a peaceful location with close proximity to the modern conveniences of town living .

Moulton School is built on a commitment to academic excellence and the highest of personal standards, within an environment which provides each individual with the care, support and encouragement that they need to succeed. We pride ourselves on traditional values, such as hard work and discipline, whilst preparing young people for all the challenges of life in the 21st century.

Our students are committed to their learning, and we have the highest of expectations of them, both academically, and in the character that they demonstrate as they grow and develop. Our core values and ethos statement “ASPIRE – Strive for Great Things” sets the tone, both for our expectations, and for the achievements that we are able to celebrate.

Students are encouraged to become highly motivated, independent learners and are able to learn through differentiated learning activities. This allows them to develop high levels of knowledge, skills and technological understanding. Students’ work is carefully monitored and assessed regularly and they are involved in target setting.

Our success is built on partnership and we are very fortunate in the high quality of staff who care for and guide the students through their time at Moulton challenging them at every step to become the young people that they can be.

We are, as you may imagine, very proud of our students.


Moulton has a talented and dedicated staff who show pride and commitment to their role. Our students benefit from their professionalism and their work in supporting students to achieve their best.

High quality teaching and high expectations are at the heart of Moulton School and all teachers will be expected to develop practice which supports the ethos, values and vision, and contributes to the overall life and work of the school.

Moulton School has strong staff development programme with a wealth of experienced staff working with teachers and support staff. To that end, we strive to create a learning environment that elicits outstanding outcomes for students.

Staff are committed to their own development, and many take part in helping others to progress. In order to support this, we run training and development sessions that take place after school.

There are also various training routes for staff to follow including.

• Training School Network Programme

• New staff and ECT induction programme in-house and as part of the SWAN network

• Year 2 Teachers’ Programme

• Middle Leaders’ Programme

• Subject Leader and Senior Leadership qualifications (NPQSL) (NPQML)

Many staff take part in regular subject specific training, and staff I specialist roles may attend external training courses run by specialists in areas such as pastoral care, First Aid, mental health and wellbeing, MAGT and challenge.

Moulton School values diversity, and has developed an Equalities Policy to ensure that everyone within the school community is treated fairly, irrespective of race, gender, disability, sexuality or age.

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