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Head of Year

The King John SchoolEssex

Head of Year

Main/Upper Pay Range

TLR1a £8,290

Required: Easter 2021

Full time hours

Not suitable for NQTs

We are seeking an outstanding Head of Year with the ability to teach core and/or Ebacc subjects.

You will need to have a strong track record as an excellent teacher and be committed to working with the key stage and subject leaders to promote learning and maximise achievement for each student in the year group.

Experience in using all available data to identify and track student progress in the year group, both at a subgroup as well as an individual level and use this to drive interventions and improve outcomes is essential.

You will need to be an effective leader with a clear and defined agenda, including implementation of school initiatives.

Have knowledge, understanding and leadership accountability within the school organisation. The ability to work across all key stages (KS3 – KS5), alongside a proven track record of promoting high student achievement.

You will need to be rigorous, determined, creative and inspirational in your style of teaching and committed to working collaboratively and productively with colleagues, parents, governors and students.


To apply for the role please download the application form from the vacancy page on , completed applications should be submitted to CV’s will not be accepted without a completed application form.

You must complete the application form fully and give details of all employment, training and gaps in employment since leaving secondary school to the present day. Any additional information, which you wish to bring to the notice of the selection panel should be included in your letter of application (supporting statement). Please ensure you say why and how you meet the criteria from the person specification in your letter of application.

Closing Date: 31 January 2021

If you have any queries, wish to discuss the role informally or undertake a visit to the Trust, please do not hesitate to contact us via email or telephone 01702 42 6707.

Due to the number of applications we receive, it is with regret that we cannot respond to every application, if you do not hear from the HR Department within two weeks of the deadline, please assume that on this occasion your application has unfortunately not been successful.

We look forward to receiving your application.

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