Head of Year -Key Stage 3 (non-teaching), Kendal

Closing date:

The Queen Katherine SchoolKendal
Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £25,951 FTE / £23,874 pro rata
Contract term: Permanent

Head of Year - Key Stage 3 (non-teaching)

42 hours per week, term-time only £25,951 FTE / £23,874 pro rata 

To start ASAP

We are seeking a Head of Year (initially working in KS3) to manage and organise the effective day to day pastoral care of students. 

As Head of Year you will be the first port of call for parents or members of the school community. You will work on Child Protection and Every Child Matters issues with the Safeguarding Officer, as well as managing matters of student discipline, progress and attendance. This varied role offers the opportunity to make a real difference to the outcomes of students though effective support and acting as a positive role model.  

An NVQ Level 3 or equivalent qualification in an appropriate subject and experience working in a school environment are essential. This role requires proven experience of working with young people aged 11 – 16 as well as recent experience of the implementation of Child Protection & Safeguarding policies and procedures. 

The successful applicant must bring knowledge of the National Curriculum requirements for the relevant Key Stage, an understanding of teaching and learning strategies, excellent people skills and a positive, flexible approach to work.  The school is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Services (DBS). 

Closing date noon on Thursday 15th March 

Interviews Tuesday 20th March 

Start date ASAP  

For queries contact Tracy Houlden tracy.houlden@queenkatherine.org 

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More about The Queen Katherine School
Address: Part of the Multi Academy Trust, Appleby Road, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 6PJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1539 743900