Head of Year, Halifax, West Yorkshire

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Park Lane AcademyHalifax, West Yorkshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 8 - Scale 26 - £23,398 - £23, 866
Contract term: Permanent

Head of Year 

Grade 8 

Scale 26  £23,398 - £23,866 

Full Time  Term Time only 

Are you committed to improving the life chances of children? 

Do you want to make a difference in society?  

Join us at Park Lane Academy, a comprehensive school which welcomes students of all abilities, aged 11-16.  Our state of the art school building was opened in 2005 and was purpose built so that our students have an excellent range of facilities and an optimal learning environment.  

We are currently undergoing an exciting transformation status through partnership with South Pennine Academies, http://www.southpennineacademies.org/   The Chief Executive of our Trust, Jane Acklam OBE, is a National Leader of Education.  

Miss Acklam works closely with our Principal Miss Corrigan, who has herself gained a wealth of national experience in rapid school improvement.  Our team of staff are wholly committed to improving the life chances of students and this is reflected in our mission statement. ‘We aspire to be the best at everything we do’.  

We are looking for an innovative candidate to join our dynamic Support Team, who is dedicated to providing the best possible opportunities to our students.  

You will have the ability to inspire, enthuse and encourage students to gain a love of learning.  We strongly believe in developing our staff and have recently been awarded the ‘Investors in People’ standard. 

We offer you the opportunity to:

 • Work with a leadership team with national experience in teaching and learning, dedicated to putting Park Lane on the map and becoming a beacon of excellence. 

• Join a forward thinking team of staff.

• Collaborate with outstanding teachers and leaders

 • Accelerate your career through bespoke CPD

• Work as part of a multi-academy trust, South Pennine Academies, alongside our partnership outstanding school, which holds National Support School status. 

 You will have access to:

 • A well-being and private medical care package 

Park Lane is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Applicants to posts that are exempted from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act will require a DBS (formerly CRB) from the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed.   

Full information, along with the application form, can be found via our website, https://www.parklanelearningtrust.org/ 

All completed applications must be submitted electronically via email to booths@parklane.calderdale.sch.uk by 9am Monday 25 June, it is anticipated that interviews will take place later the same week.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Park Lane, Exley, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX3 9LG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1422 362215
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