Head of Year, Chelmsford

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The Boswells SchoolChelmsford

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale TLR 1b
Contract term: Permanent

Head of Year

Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale 

TLR 1b £ 9567

Required for start in September 2018

The Boswells School is looking to appoint a Head of Year to join our successful Student Support team. The role involves taking overall responsibility and leadership of a year group at the school and supporting their progress in every aspect of school life. You will be joining a school with enthusiastic and dedicated leaders at all levels and a real commitment to the professional development of staff. 

The Boswells School is an 11-18, very successful, popular and oversubscribed school in the Springfield area of Chelmsford, Essex. In 2017, 82% of all students achieved a Grade 4+ in English and 75% of students achieved a Grade 4+ in Mathematics. Both of these measures are significantly above the national averages for these subject areas, as was the percentage of students achieving a ‘strong pass’ (Grade 5+). Just under 30% of all GCSE grades awarded were at A*/A and 79% at A*-C grade. At A, Level 55% of all grades awarded were at A*-B, 84% of all grades were at A*-C and 99% of all grades awarded were pass grades.

The school was judged to be ‘Good’ in all areas by OFSTED in February 2017 and this role is crucial to the continued progress of the school towards outstanding. This role is crucial to continuing the strong and effective pastoral support we provide our students to ensure that every child achieves their full potential.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Application forms are available from Georgina Travers, gts@boswells.essex.sch.uk or 01245 264451.

The deadline for applications is midday on Monday 19th March 2018 with interviews taking place prior to the Easter holidays.


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More about The Boswells School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Burnham Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 6LY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1245 264 451
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