Start Date : As soon as possible
Salary : SO1 £25,440 - £27, 123
£25, 440 - £27, 123 pro rata. Actual salary £22, 865 - £24, 378 37 hours a week, term time only plus 10 days
Leeds City Academy requires a Year Manager to carry out the functions of the role to the ethos and expectations of the academy. This role is 37 hours a week term time only plus 10 days.
Purpose of Job:
Main responsibilities include working under the direction of the Assistant Principal Key Stage 3 or 4 to ensure that the pastoral care, personal development and safeguarding of students in the year group is of the highest standard. You will address attendance issues; seek help for students in need by liaising with colleagues, parents and external agencies and work closely with all stakeholders to ensure that “No child is left behind”. In addition, the Year Manager will be instrumental in dealing with disciplinary matters and the application of the Leeds City Academy Way.
General duties will include the responsibilities outlined below but please refer to the job description and person specification for the main duties and responsibilities of the post:
-Working closely with the Inclusion Manager and Assistant Principals to ensure maximum support for students at risk of disaffection and to facilitate early intervention
-Using the whole academy student tracking system to have an oversight of the academic and pastoral progress of students in the year group and preparing and presenting reports regarding progress
-Upholding the academy's principle of 'respect for all' by managing emotions and modeling good behaviour
-Being a consistent positive role model
-Sharing and supporting the corporate responsibility for the efficient running of Seclusion and Internal Exclusion and any other pastoral duties as designated by the Inclusion Manager, the AP KS3/4 or the AP for Behaviour Safety and Welfare
-In conjunction with the academy Attendance Officer, monitoring and responding to poor attendance, truancy and absconding. Developing relationships with parents and planning interventions to engage with academy attendance expectations. This might include home visits to establish and maintain relationships with parents.
-Specific Support for children and families:
-In conjunction with the Family Support Worker assist families with ensuring that their children benefit from the appropriate educational opportunities available to them by applying or participating in a variety of casework techniques including initiating or contributing to:
▪ Early Help Assessment;
▪ Multi-agency Panels - in relation to attendance and any other educational issues; solution focussed casework; group work;
▪ Individual and family support work;
▪ Parenting skills development;
▪ Sign-posting to other services / agencies;
▪ Mediation to remove barriers to learning;
• Working in partnership with the Safer Schools Police Officer and AMB’s to undertake truancy sweeps / child employment sweeps.
• Attending and sending written reports to Initial Child Protection conferences, reviews and core group meetings for children.
The closing date for applications is Monday 22 January 2018 at 09:00.
Shortlisting will take place on Monday 22 January 2018.
Interviews will take place on Thursday 25 January 2018.
Thank you for taking the time to complete an application form but if you have not received an invitation to interview by Tuesday 23 January 2018 please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.