Director of Learning Year 7, Cheshunt

Closing date:

Goffs - Churchgate AcademyCheshunt

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £19,819 plus Fringe £857
Contract term: Permanent

H5 starting salary (£19,819 +  £857.00 Fringe - Term Time only) 

Actual starting salary £17,169.86   

The successful candidate for this post:   

  • will take the lead on managing all aspects of student wellbeing in Year 7 
  • will track academic performance of their students to ensure each child is making at least expected progress
  • will provide a smooth transition for students from Primary to Secondary School 
  • will support students who need help to overcome barriers to learning both inside and outside the school 
  • will be passionate about working in partnership with all stakeholders  
  • has highly developed interpersonal skills with young people 
  • will be self-motivated and have a keen eye for detail 
  • has a positive, can do attitude with colleagues and students 
  • believes in the right of every student to fulfil their potential 
  • has excellent interpersonal skills and is a real team player  

In return Goffs-Churchgate can offer you:   

  • the opportunity to be part of a new school, which has already generated significant local interest and excitement  
  • brand new facilities and a highly professional working environment 
  • a truly collaborative working environment 
  • a highly aspirant school, with students and staff equally committed to that agenda 
  • outstanding career development, including opportunities across the Generations Multi Academy Trust 
  • personalised CPD considered best practice within Hertfordshire, including dedicated leadership development pathways   

For further details about the recruitment process, please contact Tracey Backman, HR Director, on 01992 624375 ext. 5817, or by email at    

Closing date for applications: 9:00am on Tuesday 18th September 2018  

Interviews will be held that week

(Successful applicants may be contacted prior to the closure of this advert)

The school is committed to safeguarding children and young people 

All postholders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check

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More about Goffs - Churchgate Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: College Road, Cheshunt, Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, EN8 9LY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1992 624375
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The Goffs-Churchgate Academy is the first school to join the Goffs Generations Multi Academy Trust. This newly established school now has a new uniform, name, brand, leadership and curriculum, based on the hugely successful model in place at Goffs Ac...