Head of Year, Hertfordshire

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The Bushey AcademyHertfordshire

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Pro Rata Salary £24,589.74 - £26,916.11 p.a. inclusive of Fringe Allowance
Contract term: Permanent

Head of Year

Grade H8 (SCP 23-26) – 37 Hours Per Week, 40 Weeks Per Year

Pro Rata Salary £24,589.74 - £26,916.11 p.a. inclusive of Fringe Allowance

Start Date: 2 September 2019

Could you be an enthusiastic ad inspirational Head of Year who would like to join a successful and popular 11-19 mixed secondary school that provides the highest quality education for all learners? If you believe that anyone can excel and that everyone deserves the best, then this is the job for you.

The Head of Year will join the pastoral team in Student Services. The successful applicant will work to ensure the effective care of the social, emotional and learning needs of all individual students within their Year group, removing barriers to learning and promoting the ethos of a happy academy where everyone succeeds. The applicant will have a Level 2 Designated Senior Lead (DSL) qualification and working closely with the Year Achievement Leader will be responsible for planning interventions around behaviour and key pastoral issues that arise within the year group.

You will have a passion for continuous improvement, high expectations and very high standards of performance. 

 We can offer: 

1. Professional development opportunities 

2. Support and mentoring by a strong Senior Leadership Team and department heads 

3. A full induction programme for new staff to the academy 

4. An incentive package, which includes: complimentary gym membership, access to the cycle scheme, childcare vouchers and full use of an employee assistance programme 

5. Promotion and career development within a multi academy trust setting (Meller Educational Trust) 

6. The opportunity to work in our double award winning £30 million building with excellent facilities 

7. A full programme of wellbeing and social activities as part of our commitment as an Investors in People (Health and Wellbeing Award) employer 

If you would like to join a forward thinking academy with a strong vision, and a team of staff and students who share the commitment to its success and are ‘Proud to Belong’ then, we would welcome your application. 

Please visit our website http://thebusheyacademy.org/recruitment/current-vacancies for a job description and application form. Your application form and letter of application should be e-mailed to recruitment@thebusheyacademy.org. CVs are not accepted. 

Closing date: 9am Friday 5 July 2019 

Interviews:  w/c 8 July 2019 

The Bushey Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All staff will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

More about The Bushey Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: London Road, Bushey, Hertfordshire, WD23 3AA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 208 950 9502
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The Bushey Academy is 20 minutes by train from London Euston and enjoys a leafy setting close to the urban environment of Watford. We are a successful and popular 11-19 mixed secondary school that provides the highest quality of education for all lea...