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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,296.00 - £33,024.00 Annually (FTE) local government pension scheme term time+ 2 weeks working

Assistant Head of Year job summary


BAND F: £30,296-£33,024 per annum (Pro rata £27,890-£30,401)

37 hours Monday to Friday, Term Time + 2 weeks.

Vacancy Ref: ES002

We are seeking to appoint an Assistant Head of Year. You will provide a complimentary service to that given by teachers addressing the needs of students to help overcome barriers to learning that may be presented in our out of school. You will create and promote positive ways to increase levels of motivation, ownership and aspiration in order for Students to reach their full potential, with particular focus on vulnerable learners.

Our extremely popular school is situated in leafy Compton Park, adjacent to the Wolves Academy training grounds, with its wonderful open fields and sports facilities.

Excellent behaviour and student progress for all are underpinned by our CARE values (Calm-Aspirational-Respectful-Engaged), which are upheld by all who work or study at St Edmund’s.

Our community is wonderfully diverse, engaging and energetic. “A good school with an excellent sixth form” (Ofsted Nov 2019), we are at the forefront of both in-class and remote e- learning, with a mission to ensure our students are all active citizens who will go on to do good in the world and make a difference. Our mission of “Love-Service-Forgiveness” underpins both formal teaching and the personal and spiritual development of our students.

You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team that supports the physical, mental health and emotional wellbeing of students at St Edmund’s Catholic Academy.

This role will report to the Senior Assistant Head of Year/Team Leader and will also work closely with the Designated Safeguarding Lead, Heads of Year and wider Pastoral team. Specific details regarding the role and the skills and qualities that the successful candidate will need to demonstrate, are in the attached job description and person specification.

St. Edmund’s Catholic Academy is a wonderful and highly successful school where staff and students feel happy and safe and have a close working relationship. We have very high expectations of manners, behaviour and relationships and these expectations create an environment where all can achieve their ambitions and aspirations. We are looking for the right person to make a positive impact upon the Academy community.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have experience in working with children, young people and families.

  • Have a professional and flexible attitude

  • Be resilient, hard working and self-motivated

  • Have the ability to engage and inspire young people and build excellent relationships.

  • Develop good relationships with staff, parents, carers and other professionals.

  • Contribute to the strong Catholic ethos of our Academies

As part of our commitment to safeguarding, this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. St Francis and St Clare Catholic Multi Academy Company is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff to share this commitment. In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023 (KCSIE) online searches will be undertaken for prospective shortlisted candidates.

You are welcome to contact Miss Alesha Dell Senior Assistant Head of Year at the Academy. Please contact 01902 558888 or email adell@stedmunds.org

For more information, please visit our website www.stedmunds.org or please telephone the St Francis and St Clare Catholic MAC recruitment line 01902 558709).

Closing Date: Noon Tuesday 18 June 2024 (early applications are welcomed, suitable candidates may be interviewed promptly upon receipt of application and we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date in the event that the post is filled).

Interview Date: tbc
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Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About St Edmund's Catholic Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1142 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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