Head of Year (Pastoral Leader), Redbridge

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Oaks Park High SchoolRedbridge

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GBP £46,773 - £54,474 per year (Outer London Main / Upper Pay Scale + TLR 1B)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Oaks Park High School is looking to appoint an exceptional and ambitious teacher to lead a year group and work with students, staff and parents, to ensure their success.

Do you believe in working in partnership with families and the local community to enable each child to aim high?  

Are you passionate about the importance of continuing professional learning? 

Do you believe that each child’s journey of discovery should include learning life and academic skills in equal measure, preparing each child to thrive in our global society?   

Oaks Park High School does, so come and join us. 

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a strong track record as an excellent teacher and be committed to working with the key stage and subject leaders to promote learning and maximise achievement for each student in the year group
  • Experience in using all available data to identify and track student progress in the year group, both at a subgroup as well as an individual level and use this to drive  interventions and improve outcomes
  • Be able to provide a visible leadership to a team of form leaders and to lead form leader meetings with a clear and defined agenda, including implementation of school initiatives
  • Knowledge, understanding and leadership accountability within the school organisation
  • Proven record of promoting high student achievement
  • Experience of teaching in a large mixed comprehensive school
  • Proven record of very good student examination attainment through classes taught
  • Be able to teach across the age and ability range for KS3 to 5.
  • Have an understanding of and commitment to equal opportunities in its widest sense and a commitment to inclusive education
  • Ability to build productive relationships with students, staff, parents and governors
  • Be a good communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Be flexible and a good team player

Why work for Oaks Park High School:

  • Oversubscribed 11-18 mixed comprehensive school with over 400 students in the Sixth Form and excellent modern facilities to support learning.
  • Work alongside a collaborative, forward thinking Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team.
  • Strong vision of success and achievement supported by an excellent continuing professional development programme for all staff. 
  • Medical and well-being support for all staff (at no cost to the member of staff)
  • An ambitious and supportive multicultural community that keeps our child-centred philosophy at the heart of everything that we do.  
  • Highly regarded for outstanding pupil behaviour and purposeful learning environment. 
  • Committed to the very highest standards of student care and achievement and seek outstanding staff who wish to be part of our success. 

Location: The school is centrally located in the London Borough of Redbridge, which is a very high achieving borough. There are excellent transport links to central and outer London, with Newbury Park station (zone 4 on the Central Line) only a four minute walk away. 

Visits to the school are welcomed please contact the Headteacher’s  PA, Mrs Cutmore, on 020 8590 2245 x 2073 to make arrangements.

In joining us you can expect a supportive culture within a school with very high aspirations, moving forward at pace. If you believe that instilling aspiration and ambition can transform the lives of young people then we would love to hear from you. 

The closing date for applications will be 9 am on Friday 27th March 2020. Details regarding interviews will be confirmed with short listed candidates. 

Early application is advised as applicants may be contacted at any stage during the recruitment process and the advert may then be closed.

More about Oaks Park High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: 45-65 Oaks Lane, Newbury Park, Ilford, Essex, IG2 7PQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8590 2245
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It gives me great pleasure to introduce myself as the Headteacher of Oaks Park High School. I am delighted that you are considering applying for a role at our school

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