Working With Us

sandbach high school and sixth form college

Work With Us

Sandbach High School and Sixth Form College is situated only a 5 minute drive from junction 17 of the M6, with excellent links to the north west and the Midlands. Sandbach train station is a 10 minute walk from the school and our location benefits from being on several bus routes.
Join our positive, vibrant and caring community with kindness at the heart of our high expectations.

This is a time of great innovation and forward thinking at Sandbach High School and Sixth Form College. We aim to ‘educate for life’ here and students have an appetite for success, parents are supportive and proud of our work and staff are committed to unleashing potential.

We know it is vitally important that we recruit the very best staff: colleagues who are determined, positive with students and have a genuine love of learning. We believe in creating a sustainable framework for success rooted in people and strong relationships.

We are proud of our training, staff development and succession planning and we work closely with other schools in our local area and further afield. Development is fundamental to what we do and we have a long history of offering excellent CPD programmes, collaboration with other schools and personalised coaching. We are proud of our outstanding record of career progression and promotion.


Dedication, good humour & enthusiasm

Sandbach High School and Sixth Form College is a wonderful place to work, with the dedication, good humour and enthusiasm of the staff matching that of the students. We expect our staff to be hard working and enable them to focus on where they can have the biggest impact. We support this by having an active staff wellbeing group and workload consideration is in place for all. 

We invite all prospective new members of the school, be they staff or students, to visit us and see for themselves what we have to offer and the direction in which we are heading. 

Please send application forms for vacancies to 

We offer an excellent package of support and benefits for the right candidate, including:

  • working within a talented and supportive community 
  • students who are a pleasure to teach 
  • good facilities 
  • an Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ school with high standards and high expectations 
  • collaborative opportunities with other schools in Cheshire and the north west
  • on-site parking 
  • annual flu jabs 
  • corporate Everybody gym membership rates 
  • access to an on-site and telephone counselling service 

Please send application forms for vacancies to 


Current Vacancies

Application packs and forms are available to download at the bottom of this page.

If you require further information regarding any of our vacancies please email 

Pastoral Support Assistant

Sandbach High School and Sixth Form College are looking to recruit a dynamic and motivated Pastoral Support Assistant on a 37 hour per week, term time only contract.

Required for September 2022 or as soon as possible.

Sandbach High School and Sixth Form College pay scale – Grade 5

£19,861- £22,572 per annum, pro rata

The Pastoral Support Assistant will support individuals and groups of students with challenging behaviour, implementing strategies for managing such challenging behaviour in the classroom and the wider school to enable access to learning, contributing to the development and maintenance of a purposeful, nurturing learning environment.

For an application pack containing further information including job description, person specification please see below.

Sandbach High School and Sixth Form College is committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced check by the “Disclosure and Barring Service” along with other stringent vetting and induction processes.

In line with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010 Sandbach High School and Sixth Form College does not request attendance or medical information on candidates for posts prior to appointment. We will, however, seek a post-appointment attendance reference for successful candidates, which will include questions relating to attendance records. Appointments will be made subject to this reference and Sandbach High School and Sixth Form College  may, in some circumstances, withdraw the offer of appointment on the basis of information received, again having full regard to the requirements of the Equality Act.

Sandbach High School and Sixth Form College is committed to the promotion of equality of opportunity and the elimination of discrimination; all applicants should note that they will be considered on the basis of suitability regardless of disability, gender, race, religion, age, sexual orientation and marital status or any other discrimination which is unfair or unreasonable

N.B. Applications will only be accepted on the school application form.

Closing Date: Wednesday 18th May 2022

Interviews: To be confirmed