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Job details
Employer Ilkley Grammar School
Location Bradford
Salary £17,768
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 04/09/2017

Scale 5 (Scale range 22-25)  Actual annual salary: £ 17,768 

Pattern of hours will be 37 hours each week 8.00am to 4.00pm with a 30 minute unpaid lunch each day and an early finish of 3.30pm one day each week 

Term time only, plus 5 days

We are seeking to appoint, with effect from September, an enthusiastic and adaptable Student Support and Transition Manager at this successful, oversubscribed comprehensive Academy. The successful candidate will have high expectations and an unwavering commitment to all students ensuring their transition from Primary right through to Post 16 runs as smoothly as possible.  In addition, you will provide outstanding support, encouragement, collaboration and mentoring to all students in their key stage.  This role is integral to student wellbeing and achievement. You will report directly to a designated Head of Year in KS4 with oversight from the Assistant Headteacher who will provide the strategic direction for this role.  You will support the transition process from  KS3 to KS4 and KS4 to KS5,  communicating with our feeder primary schools, parents and staff, and work with the Data Officer and Heads of Year, where necessary, to ensure accurate records are maintained.

Ilkley Grammar School is an Ofsted ‘Outstanding’, vibrant 11-18 comprehensive, with over a 400 year tradition of serving the local community. We are committed to Personal Best as reflected in our Vision and Values:  

“Our vision at Ilkley Grammar School is to provide an exceptional, inclusive learning experience at the heart of our community. Our students will achieve their academic personal best and will be equipped with the confidence and skills to make a positive difference to their own lives and the lives of others. We will achieve this through modelling our core values and attributes in the way we work together.”   

We are a member of the Bradford Partnership of secondary schools and the Red Kite Teaching School Alliance.  

Our Ofsted inspection of March 2017 confirmed us as an ‘Outstanding’ school in all areas, where we have “pupils (who) demonstrate extremely positive attitudes to learning” and where “pupils’ behaviour in and around the school is exemplary.”

Summary of the post:  

Student transition between the key stages 

        Behaviour, Student Welfare and Attendance 

        Communications 

        Support the organisation of Key Stage events, trips and other enrichment activities

We offer:  

         the opportunity to make a real difference 

         students with ‘highly positive attitudes to learning’ 

         a very calm and orderly school with high expectations and an ethos of trust and care 

         a strong commitment to mobile technologies with iPads issued to all teaching staff and   

         students   

         very supportive parents and Governors 

         a location on the edge of Ilkley Moor in beautiful Wharfedale with good transport links to 

         Leeds and Bradford

Closing date for applications: 8am Thursday 22nd June 2017 

Provisional interview date:      Week commencing 26th June 2017

For further details, including our specific application requirements for this post, please visit our school website

Ilkley Grammar School is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the protection and safeguarding of children and young people in our recruitment procedures and in all our work across and beyond school.  The school adheres to statutory guidelines in respect to safe recruitment.  All persons employed by the school, in any capacity, will undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, and confirmation of employment is subject to a successful outcome.  All teaching staff members recruited by the school have their eligibility to teach checked with the DfE.