Grace Academy Darlaston are currently seeking an outstanding teacher and Head of Year, ideally with experience in the pastoral field. 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 Grace students excel. As a Head of Year, the successful applicant will be the 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 guidance and support. The ability to teach Science, English or Humanities is an advantage but not essential.
If you are passionate about innovative education, have a commitment to personal excellence and are ready for a new challenge, we would welcome your application.
Grace Academy Darlaston, is a vibrant secondary Academy on the outskirts of Walsall rated by Ofsted as 'Good' in May 2017. We have approximately 822 students on roll across the Academy and are expanding rapidly. Following a period of under-achievement, our staff have worked exceedingly hard over the last few years which led to a substantial improvement in results in 2016 and 2017 and we expect further improvements in 2018.
The Academy is on an upward journey, if you consider yourself to be someone capable of helping us along that journey you are more than welcome to pay us a visit to see our outstanding facilities first hand.
You will be able to demonstrate unwavering commitment to raising student progress and standards. Like us, you will believe that social disadvantage is no barrier to achievement and that every student can share in the joy of education. Most importantly, you will possess integrity, good humour and moral purpose.
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Closing date for applications is Thursday 15th February 2018.
Our main website can be accessed at www.graceacademy.org.uk (select Darlaston site)
Our Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.