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Head of Year

Posted 6 days 7 hours ago by Get Staffed Online Recruitment Limited

£27,193 - £29,945 Annual
Full Time
Education Jobs
Lancashire, Darwen, United Kingdom, BB3 0
Job Description

Head of Year

Location: Blackburn with Darwen

Working Pattern: Full-Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Application Deadline: Sunday, 16th June 2024

Interview Date: W/C 24th June 2024

About Our Client

Our client is a 13-19 Mainstream School based in Darwen, Lancashire. They opened in brand new buildings in September 2012 and over the last two years have grown from year groups of 150 to 240 and anticipate that within the next three years they will be a full school of over 1,200 students.

Due to internal growth, they are seeking to appoint a qualified and enthusiastic Head of Year.

About the role

The aim of the role is to support the senior leadership team and staff in implementing a vision for excellence by providing a level of service to all stakeholders based on high standards. Cultivating leadership in others so that students and colleagues assume their parts in realising the school vision and provide a level of service which enables teachers to teach and students to learn. Whilst providing a high standard of pastoral care and support to students and their families.

Essential Criteria

  • Degree or equivalent qualification.
  • Experience of working in a school environment.
  • Effective behaviour management skills.
  • 'Warm firm', equitable approach that hears the views of all and maintains the standard of excellence.
  • Excellent communication skills: accurate, concise, warm, coherent and clear.
  • Experience of working with students with behavioural, social, emotional and mental health needs.


Key benefits of working for our client:

  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Free on-site parking
  • Generous annual leave allowance which increases after 5 years' service
  • Opportunity to join the Teachers' Pension Scheme or Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Refer a Friend scheme

Completing the application

On clicking apply, you will be redirected to our client's website to complete your application.

Candidates will need to create an account and are asked to complete all the standard information required on the application form. Please also address the mission alignment and capacity to meet the requirements of the Essential and Desirable criteria of the Person Specification and Job Description. CVs are not accepted as part of the application process.

They may interview candidates ahead of the closing date so early application is advised. The Academy reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the advertised closing date. The advert may be closed at any time.

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