Head of Year, Driffield

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Driffield School & Sixth FormDriffield

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £17,148 (actual salary)
Contract term: Permanent

Driffield School and Sixth Form has high aspirations for delivering a secondary school experience that will help all our students reach their full potential. The school has recently acquired a new headteacher and the focus is very much on raising standards and maximising student progress. 

We believe that our staff are fundamental to our success.  We invest heavily in professional development to enable our staff to flourish, continually learn and develop and access in-house career opportunities. We have high aspirations for students and staff and we want everyone to be successful.  

We are looking to appoint a Head of Year to join our committed and skilled pastoral team. You will be responsible for providing support and intervention strategies to meet the pastoral needs of our students. You must have previous experience of working with young people, ideally in a school environment. Working collaboratively with students, staff, parents and external agencies, you will be able to communicate effectively at all levels. Empathy, sensitivity to students’ needs, tact, diplomacy and discretion are all essential qualities. 

This role is 37 hours per week term time only with 5 additional days per annum.

The closing date for applications is 22 November 2018.

Interviews will be held on 29 November 2018.

Driffield School and Sixth Form is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required prior to appointment.

Please note: if we do not hear any more within 4 weeks of the closing date then unfortunately your application will not have been shortlisted. Should you wish to seek feedback on your application, please do not hesitate to contact the school's HR team.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Manorfield Road, Driffield, East Yorkshire, YO25 5HR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1377 253631
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