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Head of Year

Head of Year

Torquay Girls' Grammar School


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MPS/UPS plus TLR2C (currently £7,361 per annum)
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
September 2024
Apply by:
7 May 2024

Job overview

Our School

Torquay Girls’ Grammar School is a girls’ 11 to 18 selective Single Academy Trust (SAT) in Torquay, Devon. 

Our status as a SAT means that we have the freedom to implement a curriculum intent which focusses on the whole child: to equip students for a future in which they have the academic qualifications, character skills and self-esteem to make decisions that lead to long, happy and content lives.

Our school is founded on our core values which apply to our whole community: equality; open minded; kindness; collaboration; and well-being.

In November 2023, we achieved Ofsted 'Outstanding' and we are also 2nd in Devon and 6th in the South West for academic results.

The school has a long history of success with committed students, staff and trustees. If you were to join us, you would become part of an outstanding school which values every individual within our school community.

The Role

We are seeking to appoint a new Head of Year. The ideal candidate will be ambitious teacher with a passion for pastoral care and personal development, and play a key role as part of our pastoral structure within school. The successful Head of Year is likely to become Head of Year to the new Year 7s from September 2024, with the view of taking them through to Year 11.

This is a permanent, full-time role, starting on 1st September 2024. The salary for the role is MPS/UPS plus TLR2C (currently £7,361 per annum).

Visits to the school are encouraged on the following dates: 3:00pm on Tuesday 23rd April 2024, and 10:15am on Tuesday 30th April 2024.

If you would like to visit or have any questions about the role, please contact Abigail Henwood, HR Manager (

To Apply

Please complete the Tes application form via the 'Quick Apply' button below, including your supporting statement detailing why you are the best candidate for this role, along with describing your skills and experience.

The deadline for applications is Tuesday 7th May 2024 at 9:00am. Interviews are scheduled for Tuesday 14th May 2024.

Thank you for your interest in this role and our school. We look forward to hearing from you!

Torquay Girls' Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity with children. As part of our safer recruitment procedures, references will be taken up for all shortlisted applicants, and online searches will be completed. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service and other employment checks. Torquay Girls' Grammar School promotes equal opportunities for staff and students.

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About Torquay Girls' Grammar School

Torquay Girls’ Grammar School is a girls’ 11 to 18 selective Single Academy Trust in Torquay, Devon.  We have been educating students for over 100 years!

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