Wollaston School is a large, rural community school located in a village setting about 15 minutes drive from Northampton. The student intake draws on nearby villages and the towns of Earls Barton, Wellingborough, and Irchester. We have over 1400 students on roll with approximately 240 students in the Sixth Form. The school is over-subscribed. Wollaston School was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted in April 2017.
Required for September 2018
HEAD OF YEAR 7
MPS / UPS plus TLR 2C (£6,514)
This is an exciting opportunity to lead the new Year 7 cohort who will begin their education at Wollaston School in September 2018. There will be the opportunity to help shape the Year 6/7 transition programme and applications are welcomed from suitably qualified and experienced candidates with no restrictions on subject specialism.
We are looking for a hardworking and inspirational leader to take overall responsibility for the pastoral management and academic progress of students. The successful candidates experience will reflect our ambitions for a happy, purposeful school in which all students are active participants in their own learning. The role will include monitoring of students progress and performance, using existing assessment systems and intervening with individual students where necessary, liaising with colleagues, outside agencies and with parents.
Wollaston School works towards achieving great outcomes for every student and we believe in the very highest standards of teaching, behaviour and pastoral care. The Head of Year 7 will provide both the support and challenge to ensure that every child develops the ambition, self-esteem and love of learning to realise their potential.
We offer a comprehensive employee benefits package including support of the Teacher Pension Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Discounted Onsite Gym Membership, Onsite Parking and Childcare Vouchers. Wollaston School is a fantastic place to work and study. Informal visits are welcomed if you would like to see us in action and to learn more about us prior to your application.
Closing date for receipt of applications: 9.00am Monday 23rd April 2018
Please contact Mrs Louisa Nixon for an application form, further details about this role or to arrange a visit on: firstname.lastname@example.org
Alternatively you can download details directly from the school website at: www.wollastonschool.com
Wollaston School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.