Head of Year 7, Oxfordshire

Closing date:Expiring today

Gosford Hill SchoolOxfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: 01/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TMS/UPS (+TLR)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Year 7 (Static) - TLR £6642 p.a.

Required for September 2019

We are looking for an outstanding teacher passionate about supporting the progress and attainment of  year 7. A Head of Year plays a key role within the pastoral structure of the school and is essential in maintaining the purposeful environment in which students excel, supporting both their academic and social environment and personal wellbeing.

As a Head of Year 7  at Gosford Hill School, you will be responsible for monitoring the academic progress and attainment of the year group in order to secure and sustain rapid progress for all groups of students. You will work with Faculty Leads and the Student Welfare Team to identify, intervene and monitor key groups of students who require support to ensure they reach their potential. You will be instrumental is creating a culture of ambition, determination and resilience in our young people. You will also be responsible for our transition programme , ensuring positive links with our local primary schools.  Finally, you will be a highly skilled practitioner and an expert in your subject. The best pastoral care we can provide for our students leads to excellent academic outcomes and you will be able to model these outcomes through your day to day classroom practice.

Gosford Hill School is situated in Kidlington, on the north western edge of Oxford near to the new Oxford Parkway Station (a 50 minute journey from London), with ample staff parking and on the main bus route into Oxford. We work closely with Oxford University and Oxford Brookes University. We are also fortunate to be at the gateway to the rural Cotswolds. We prioritise staff well being and development and our ‘Golden Ticket’ scheme rewards strong staff attendance. Visits to the school, by arrangement, are welcome.  

If you are interested in the post, please complete a Gosford Hill School application form and include a letter (of no more than two sides of A4) outlining your reasons for applying and your suitability for the post. Application forms and further details are available on the school’s website or from Nicola Cooke, Headteacher’s PA. (tel. 01865 374971; email jobapplications@gosford-hill.oxon.sch.uk.  The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 19th May  2019 5pm Interviews will be held on Thursday 23rd May  2019.Please submit your completed application to jobapplications@gosford-hill.oxon.sch.uk

More about Gosford Hill School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Oxford Road, Kidlington, Oxfordshire, OX5 2NT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1865 374971
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