Head of Year, Northumberland

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Berwick AcademyNorthumberland

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Start date: Easter 2018 or as soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS – UPS plus TLR1a (£9,287)
Contract term: Permanent

The Governing Body would like to appoint a head of Year with outstanding experience of pastoral care.

A Head of Year is a key role within the pastoral structure of the Academy and is essential in maintaining the purposeful environment in which students make progress and reach their full potential.  

The successful applicant will be committed to our school improvement process and lead on the achievement, behaviour and pastoral development of their year group.  They will be a driving force in ensuring high standards of pastoral care through leading a team of Form Tutors, taking overall responsibility for the welfare and discipline of the year group and identifying students who require additional guidance and support

The successful candidate will report to the Assistant Headteacher – Pastoral.

Berwick Academy is located midway between Edinburgh and Newcastle on the east coast mainline and serves the beautiful coastal community of Berwick upon Tweed in north Northumberland.  We are a co-educational academy for pupils aged 13-18, with 540 pupils approx.
Berwick Academy is a friendly school that values teamwork and high achievement in all areas of our work with young people. We offer all teachers excellent support and place a strong emphasis on continued professional development.

For an application pack, to arrange a visit or an informal chat regarding this post and working at the Academy, please contact Diane Jamieson or Katie Mcwilliams on 0191 267 6555 or 07713 323 792 or email permanent@visionforeducation.co.uk 

Completed application forms should be submitted by 20th February 2018 at noon to Diane Jamieson via email.
Interviews will be held on 26th February 2018.

Berwick Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and expects all staff, governors and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Berwick Academy has a policy commitment to equal opportunities and diversity in employment and seeks to ensure no employee or applicant receives less favourable treatment than another. All posts are filled on merit.

Head Teacher – Alexis Widdowson
Berwick Academy
Adams Drive
Berwick upon Tweed
TD15 2JF


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More about Berwick Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Adams Drive, Spittal, Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland, TD15 2JF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1289 305083
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