Post-16 Student Engagement Officer

  • 36.5 hours per week
  • SCP 19-22
  • Actual salary £25,481 – £ 27,041 FTE / Actual £22,837 – £24,235/YEAR
  • Start date: January 2022
  • Valid until: 30/11/2021

Holyhead School is a heavily oversubscribed 11-19 Academy in Handsworth with over 1300 students on roll. The school was designated ‘Good‘ by Ofsted following a successful inspection in February 2020. Inspectors highlighted a number of key reasons for the school’s success including:

  • Teachers have high expectations of all students, regardless of their ability
  • Relationships are excellent and are built on respect and trust 
  • Students from many different backgrounds and cultures get on very well together 
  • Staff morale is high
  • GCSE results across a range of subjects are significantly better than those of similar schools, representing outstanding progress 
  • Students’ achievement in the Sixth Form is outstanding

We are looking for….

  • An efficient and enthusiastic individual with excellent communication skills  
  • An energetic practitioner able to deliver pre-planned lessons in a variety of subjects 
  • A person who is calm, caring, approachable, but firm 
  • A dedicated professional with a commitment to extracurricular activities that add value for students
  • A hard-working individual with high levels of literacy and numeracy 
  • Experience of working with students aged 16-19
  • Experience of UCAS application process

We can offer….

  • Excellent students and staff who will enthuse and inspire the successful candidate
  • The opportunity to be part of a  highly innovative and successful school
  • A friendly and supportive working environment
  • A commitment to staff wellbeing 
  • A comprehensive induction programme and the opportunity to engage in further professional development
  • The opportunity to train as a teacher for the right candidate

If you feel that you could add value and have the necessary energy, enthusiasm and sense of humour to join us then please contact Mrs Nidhi Bains, Human Resources Manager on and ask for an application pack. Alternatively, the information can be downloaded from our website. Informal enquiries are most welcome.  Please note applications are only accepted on the official Holyhead School job application form. 

Holyhead School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful candidates.

Closing date: 30th November 2021