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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Term time

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Mat cover

Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR 1D (£9,272.00)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Head of House (Maternity Cover)

Bloxwich Academy – Leamore Lane, Bloxwich WS2 7NR

Salary: MPS (UPS where relevant) + TLR 1D (£9,272.00)

Start Date: September 2024

Bloxwich Academy are seeking to appoint a Head of House for a Maternity Cover role.

In this demanding yet highly rewarding middle leadership role, you will be instrumental in fostering an environment where pupils receive the very highest standards of pastoral care and where they can get on with learning without distraction. Our Heads of House provide superb pastoral care for their pupils. They are very visible presences around school, taking a lead on reinforcing behaviour expectations.

In addition to that expected of a Teacher, you will manage improvements in attendance and punctuality, lead on House assemblies and purposeful activities across the school and support and manage the school’s behaviour and rewards structure. You will be required to communicate with parents in accordance with school procedures on achievement, improvement or concerns relating to individual pupils.

This is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to the ongoing development at Bloxwich Academy whilst gaining valuable experience within this pastoral and middle leadership role.

The successful candidate will: 

  • Have knowledge of what action to take to remedy negative behaviour and when to act decisively; 

  • Be able to collaborate well with other leaders from across the school and other Trust schools; 

  • Be able to communicate effectively with parents, carers and external agencies.

What the school offers its staff

About us: At Bloxwich Academy, we expect everyone to 'be the best they can be'. It is our strong belief that embedding high standards of behaviour with excellent teaching practices, leads to the best educational outcomes. The successful candidate will have access to excellent professional development opportunities within our Academy and across the wider Matrix Academy Trust.

We are committed to fostering a culture that values the health and well-being of all employees at Matrix Academy Trust. We are proud to offer a comprehensive well-being package to all employees, including access to 24/7 online GP, physiotherapy services and counselling services. We also offer all employees annual health checks which includes the flu jab, BMI checks and a general discussion with a qualified Nurse.

To apply, please complete our application form available from https://www.workatmatrix.co.uk/ and send to Headteacher Mr Prime  rprime@Bloxwichacademy.co.uk  

You may also wish to contact him to arrange an informal look at the school for yourself.  

Application Deadline: 22nd May 2024

Please note that suitable candidates will be called for interview and we reserve the right to remove any advertised role early.

Commitment to safeguarding

Safeguarding Notice: Matrix Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS clearance and preemployment checks in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education

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About Bloxwich Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 19
School size
1564 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19

Arranging a visit to Bloxwich Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email rprime@Bloxwichacademy.co.uk.

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