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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    6 December 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    20 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Full time
37 hours per week, 39 weeks per annum (38 term time weeks and 5 training days) 8.30am – 4.30am Monday to Thursday 8.30am – 4pm on Fridays
Contract type
Fixed term (Maternity leave cover)
Salary
Tove Pay Scale Band H (£23,080 - £26,511). Pro rata actual annual salary £19,739.

Job summary

ASSISTANT HEAD OF YEAR
Fixed Term Maternity Cover
Support Staff Role
37 hours per week, 39 weeks per annum
(38 term time weeks and 5 training days)
8.30am – 4.30am Monday to Thursday
8.30am – 4pm on Fridays

Tove Pay Scale Band H (£23,080 - £26,511)
Pro rata actual annual salary £19,739

We require for as soon as possible an enthusiastic, energetic and dedicated Assistant Head of Year to cover a fixed term maternity cover vacancy. The successful candidate will support, complement and work alongside the Head of Year at Lord Grey Academy. Together with the Head of Year you will work with our students to overcome barriers to learning and support good attendance and behaviour.

The successful candidate will be child centred and able to form excellent relationships with students, staff and parents. They will be highly professional, dedicated and well organised. They will be able to balance their roles in the school. They will have good organisational, ICT and administrative skills. The successful candidates will be highly supportive of their Heads of Year and will be focused on motivating students to believe in the School ethos.

The Assistant Head of Year will also take on a secondary role in school as a Cover Supervisor supervising students in lessons when the teacher is absent. Assistant Heads of Year can cover up to 12 lessons per week. A candidate information booklet and application form are available on the vacancies section of Lord Grey Academy’s website:
http://www.lordgrey.org.uk/general-information/vacancies/

Please note the application form is available on the right hand side of the above link.

Completed application form and covering letter should be submitted to Human Resources at Lord Grey or emailed to hr@lordgrey.org.uk by 9am on Monday 6th December 2021.

Only successfully short listed candidates will be contacted.

Join an Academy on a rapid journey of improvement as part of a highly supportive and growing MAT. Lord Grey joined Tove Learning Trust in April 2018 and is situated in Bletchley on the outskirts of the growing city of Milton Keynes. The right candidate will join us on our exciting journey to providing a great education for our amazing students as we prepare them for adult life. There is a great team to work with who are already on the path to making changes that will shape the future of the Academy.

Tove Learning Trust
The trust is committed to ensuring that all students achieve as highly as possible and we work hard to offer stimulating environments that enable every learner to progress and flourish. We have a small central team and a committed Board of Trustees that are focused on delivering outstanding outcomes. We aim to have academies that are excellent communities of learning where students thrive on success. There are seven secondary schools and one primary school in this growing Trust.

The school is committed to safeguarding children. The successful applicant will require an enhanced DBS check.

Applying for the job

Please read through the information in the pack carefully and please do not hesitate to contact the Academy if you would like to arrange a pre application visit – we strongly welcome this! If you cannot make a visit, then please feel to phone us to talk about the post.

The application form can be found on the vacancies section of Lord Grey Academy’s website:
http://www.lordgrey.org.uk/general-information/vacancies/ Please note the application form is available on the right hand side of the above link.

You should ensure that you complete all sections of the application form. There is a space on the form titled Support of Application and in here you should explain how your experience will help you to carry out the job that you have applied for and how you think you meet the criteria in the person specification. This section should be no more than 1 side of A4.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1449 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Contact email
hr@lordgrey.org.uk

About Lord Grey Academy

Lord Grey Academy is an exciting and vibrant learning community where students enjoy great success in and outside of the classroom. Our Academy motto: Lord Grey Can is important to us as we prepare our students for successful adult lives in an increasingly competitive world.

Lord Grey Academy is popular and is the first choice school locally. We have a strong focus on academic achievement throughout the school and develop our young people to be independent and resilient learners. We are immensely proud of our inclusive ethos and of the positive relationships that we build with parents and the local community. We believe that all students can achieve.

School location

Rickley Lane, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK3 6EW

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