Head of Year, Waltham Forest

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Frederick Bremer SchoolWaltham Forest

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR 1a (£7,853)(OLW)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking to appoint a dedicated and passionate Head of Year who will support all pupils in designated year group to ’be the very best they can be’ in all aspects of school life.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the pastoral care of all pupils in the Year Group, line manage form tutors and ensuring that the tutor programme is well delivered. The successful will lead on planning and resourcing tutor time activities as well as educational visits. Raising standards of students progress and attainment with the year group, and monitor and support student progress. 

The candidate will deliver effective and impactful school assemblies with emphasis on Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural Understanding. The ideal candidate will have visible presence around the school, support the management system by undertaking school duties as required. The ideal candidate will have relevant experience working with pupils in pastoral capacity, the ability to take firm decisions and work calmly under pressure whilst being a caring, considerate and respectful to all.   

The school was rated good in all areas by Ofsted in 2015 and we are on a trajectory of continuous improvement. We are committed to high quality learning and teaching for all pupils, ensuring all pupils make rapid progress regardless of their starting point. The successful candidate will join an experienced and successful team committed to collaborative working.  Frederick Bremer is a popular and over-subscribed school which enjoys excellent state of the art facilities in a new building. 

Equal opportunities are at the heart of how we operate at Frederick Bremer. We have a diverse staff body whose identities are respected and valued.  We are always seeking to add to the diversity of our staff and we actively welcome applicants who identify as BAME or other minority groups. We also welcome applicants who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics of the 2010 Equalities Act. We have range of strategies to promote staff well-being including a new bespoke well-being curriculum for all pupils. Diversity and equality are central to our values at Frederick Bremer. We also offer opportunities for flexible and part time work arrangements.   

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Offer of a position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS Clearance

For more information and an application pack please see our website  www.bremer.org.uk or contact Nosheen Niazi on 020 8498 3312 or email recruitment@bremer.waltham.sch.uk. If you would like to visit the school before submitting your application please contact us.

Completed application forms should be returned or emailed to recruitment@bremer.waltham.sch.uk by 12pm on Friday 8th March 2019. Interviews to be held during the week commencing 14th March 2019



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Siddeley Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 4EY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8498 3340
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