Assistant Head of Year

Sir John Thursby Community College, Burnley, Lancashire, BB10 2AT

32 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    3 January 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    22 November 2022

Job details

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Contract type


Actual salary

£19,377 - £22,437 pa

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and driven person with the skills and ability to support students to help them to attain their full potential. The successful candidate will be able to work on their own initiative in a calm, caring and efficient manner with support from a successful and hardworking team.

Our students are achieving academic results at national levels and have outstanding attendance. We want to build on this through our ethos of, ‘Belong, Believe, Achieve’ so that every student has the very best future.

The ideal candidate will have the passion and determination to ensure that all our students become excellent citizens. You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to adapt quickly to the requirements of this demanding but rewarding role.

We are looking for an Assistant Head of Year who will:

  • work directly with students to support, motivate, and encourage students to succeed
  • bring knowledge and experience to secure positive outcomes through pastoral support
  • actively support young people and their families to overcome barriers to learning
  • model commitment, resilience, patience, hard work and a good sense of humour.

For application information please:

  • download from the ‘vacancies’ section on the college website:
  • or email
  • or telephone 01282 682313

Send your completed Application form to:

Closing date: 9am Tuesday 3rd January 2023 / Interviews: Friday 13th January 2023

What the school offers its staff

"Sir John Thursby Community College continues to be a good school. Staff enjoy working at this school. The pupils that we spoke to told us that they feel safe at school. They have good relationships with staff and they are well cared for. Senior leaders are determined to make the school better for pupils and staff.” Ofsted January 2020

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment checks. Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

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About Sir John Thursby Community College

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1120 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Mainstream, Foundation, LA maintained, 11-16 Secondary School. Sir John Thursby Community College is a mixed 11-16, multi-cultural, fully inclusive college which values all students, staff and our community partners. We have over 1,000 students on roll and over 150 staff enjoying working together to provide the best for everyone. In 2016 Ofsted rated us GOOD in all areas. Our facilities are exceptional for 21st Century learning.

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