Head of Year 7, Kirklees

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Spen Valley High SchoolKirklees

Date posted:
Start date: 30 March 2020 (or earlier if available)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £23,416 - £25,705(Grade 9 (23-26))
Contract term: Permanent

(Pastoral Manager Grade 9 SCP 23 – 26)

Actual annual salary: £23,416

Contracted hours 37 hours per week - Term time only, plus 5 days

We are looking to recruit an experienced Head of Year to join our Pastoral Team.  In this individual we want to see drive and determination, someone who is proactive, a self-starter, who is enthusiastic and above all enjoys working with young people.  As Head of Year you will be on hand to support the learning and behaviour of students, to help them identify any barriers to learning and work with them to overcome these in order for them to achieve their full potential.  

This role is challenging and will give the right person a chance to make it their own, be a key part of a busy Secondary School and make a real difference to the lives of our students.  

This is an exciting time to join Spen Valley High School as we build upon our many strengths and develop a truly coherent provision for our students.  You will work alongside a team of highly professional & dedicated staff who are welcoming, open-minded and supportive. It is a particularly exciting time to join the school as we are undertaking a whole school review of our curriculum to ensure our students will leave us and be able to ’stand shoulder to shoulder’ with any other young person, from any other background.

When joining Spen Valley you are entering a supportive environment where we pride ourselves in offering a wide range of CPD opportunities.  Being a member of The Red Kite Alliance, we receive support, advice and training from some of the most successful schools in Yorkshire.  We encourage our staff, not only to join in with various activities throughout the school, to be proactive and come up with new and fresh ideas to en

gage and enthuse both our students and staff.

Staff Benefits include:

- Employee Healthcare (including physiotherapy referrals, counselling and lifestyle advice)

- Pension (West Yorkshire Pension Fund)

- Staff Supervision (a personal & confidential counselling & support service)

- Varied Staff Wellbeing Initiatives

For more information on this role please see the Job Description and Context Sheet 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff are subject to an enhanced DBS check. A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process. 

If you require further information about the role or to arrange a visit / tour, please contact the school on 01924 405451. For more information about the school please go to our website - www.spenvalleyhighschool.co.uk.  

To apply for this job, please  complete the application form.   A CV is not required.   



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Roberttown Lane, Liversedge, West Yorkshire, WF15 7LX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1924 405451
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