Assistant Headteacher - Student Welfare, York

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Vale of York AcademyYork
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Start date: Easter 2018 ( Negotiable with exceptional candidates)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L10-14
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Head (Student Welfare) to join the Senior Leadership Team at Vale of York Academy.

The successful candidate will be responsible for enforcing our Positive Discipline policy, tracking attendance and overseeing the pastoral welfare of our students. This will require the line management of our Aspire, Attendance and Pastoral Leader teams, liaising with parents, and working closely with a variety of outside agencies.

This role would suit an outstanding classroom practitioner who is flexible, adaptable and an excellent communicator. A self-directing and reflective practitioner who is committed to very high standards of behaviour and understands the importance of consistency. Applicants should have excellent listening and negotiating skills and previous experience of student welfare and working with external agencies. SENDCO qualification is desirable.

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Completed applications should reach the school by Monday 19th February 2018 and should be accompanied by a covering letter (2 sides A4 font 12 maximum).  

Interviews will take place on Thursday 22nd February 2018.

Vale of York Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance and satisfactory references.

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More about Vale of York Academy
Address: Rawcliffe Drive, Clifton Without, York, North Yorkshire, YO30 6ZS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1904 560000