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Head of Year

Head of Year

Dixons Kings Academy


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Range MPS/UPS + TLR 2b
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
April 2018 or Sooner
Apply by:
5 February 2018

Job overview

Our mission is to ensure everyone receives the support and care needed to become successful and lead a purposeful and happy life. To achieve this goal, we believe that everyone must uphold the  three values of Integrity, Diligence and Civility. Our behaviour systems ensure teachers can teach and  students can learn. 

Last year we were extremely impressed by our overall outcomes. 81% of students achieved 5A* - C (E&M)  and 56% achieved the Ebacc. We also received an ofsted rating of ‘outstanding’.  

“All adults have the highest expectations of pupils’ behaviour and learning, which results in exceptional rates of progress and excellent behaviour.” Ofsted 2017  

“Teachers’ training and development are highly effective. As a result, teaching is highly consistent in quality...”Ofsted 2017

The right candidate:

Applications are welcome for the position of Head of Year at DKA for a April 2018 start. This is an exciting opportunity for an innovative, qualified and enthusiastic teacher to support the school with securing outstanding results for the students.

  • You will be an outstanding teacher with a passion for your subject;
  • You will inspire and motivate students and staff to develop their full potential;
  • You are committed to developing the Academy as part of the wider community.

The Academy can offer:

  • Fantastic students who are positive, keen to learn and progress
  • A dedicated and skilled workforce, committed to making a difference
  • A school with high aspirations and a strong commitment to professional development
  • An enthusiastic, creative and supportive staff

The Academy has students aged 11-16 with places for 800 pupils.

Dixons Kings Academy is committed to equality of opportunity. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. The academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake, or currently hold, a DBS enhanced clearance for the academy.

For further details and information on how to apply please access our website: 

The closing date for applications: 5 February 2018 at 12:00 Midday
     Interviews/selection will be held: w/c 5 February 2018.

About Dixons Kings Academy

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+44 1274 449706

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At Dixons Kings Academy, we ensure that teachers can prioritise teaching above everything else. By keeping teaching the main thing staff are able to refine and develop their practice in the classroom within a nurturing environment. Tailored coaching and considerable time to plan allows staff and students to fulfil their potential. Our values driven culture genuinely enables teachers to teach and students to learn.

We have very high expectations of staff, but we value them highly. We invest heavily in staff development and a growing school will offer many career opportunities in the coming years.


At Dixons Kings, by Integrity we mean doing the right thing and keeping true to your moral principles. Diligence is the necessity of giving attention to detail in order to avoid error and overcome obstacles. Finally, Civility is about showing everyone consideration and respect. Through demonstrating these three values at all times Dixons Kings students will be unique and successful.

Dixons Academies Trust

The Dixons Academies Trust is a family of 15 schools in Liverpool, Manchester, Bradford and Leeds: 3 primaries, 8 secondaries, 2 all-through and one standalone sixth form. We are committed to making a difference where it matters most:

  • Values driven
  • Over 30 years of challenging educational and social disadvantage
  • Ambitious for every child and highly inclusive
  • Always in the top 5 nationally for progress at secondary
  • Committed to recruiting a diverse workforce
  • Exceptional colleagues will support you to be your best
  • Low staff turnover

We establish high-performing non-faith academies which maximise attainment, value diversity, develop character and build cultural capital. By the age of 18, we want every student to have the choice of university or a high-quality apprenticeship.

For more about Dixons, visit or our YouTube channel

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