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Head of Year

Granville AcademyDerbyshire

The Role

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced Head of Year to help nurture and inspire the next generation of pioneers. This will be an exciting opportunity to innovate and create learning and behaviour strategies within an outstanding academy. This is a non-teaching post.

We look for talented individuals who want to be a part of transforming education and help create exceptional places of learning. It is essential that you hold relevant qualifications, ideally a Level 3 or equivalent. We desire previous experience in an educational setting, essentially assisting children in a supportive role. You will be a collaborative and motivated individual who understands the potential barriers to learning faced by young people and how they can be overcome. Most importantly, the drive and passion to support our Trust values is essential.

Vision & Aims - The de Ferrers Trust

The de Ferrers Trust is a Multi Academy Trust comprising three Secondary Academies and four Primary Academies, currently based in Staffordshire and Derbyshire.

Our vision is to ensure the children and young people in our care have the opportunity to fulfil their potential through achieving highly, regardless of their ability or background. We aim to achieve this vision through:

  • Delivering a high-quality education
  • Recruiting, developing and retaining high-calibre members of staff
  • Establishing and developing robust governance
  • Ensuring financial probity and viability
  • Developing a highly efficient Trust infrastructure and central services
  • Establishing effective systems to support the sustainable growth of the Trust


The Trust believes that professional development is key to successful employees and offers excellent opportunities for you to grow and achieve. We provide tailored Continuing Professional Development, mentoring, support and a range of development opportunities across the Trust.

In Return

We strive to be an Employer of Choice and are committed to the wellbeing and development of our colleagues. You will join a supportive, warm and friendly community and enjoy an excellent benefits package, which includes:

  • An EAP Scheme
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • Taste Card
  • Discounted gym membership


Prospective applicants are welcome to visit, and this can be arranged by telephoning 01283 216765. 

To Apply 

If you would like to discuss the role, or have any other queries, please call 01283 216765 and ask to speak to Ben Lacey-Birch, HR Officer.

Click the ‘Quick Apply’ button to complete your application. 

Closing date: 9.00am on 6th December 2021

Interview date: 10th December 2021

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the UK.

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