Head of House
[non-teaching]/Cover Supervisor/Deputy Safeguarding
37 hours per week
term time only + 5PDD days
Grade/Salary: Grade 7 point 19 £23,957 pro-rata (£27,852 FTE) Pending Increase
Start Date: To be
Who are The Hereford Church of
Here at the Hereford Academy we serve
the community located to the south of the river Wye in the beautiful city of
Hereford. We cater for students aged 11
to 16, striving to provide the
best possible education and equip all our students to be well rounded and
caring citizens who will make a positive contribution to society.
We are part of the Diocese of Hereford
Multi-Academy Trust, which stretches from the foot of Eastnor castle to the Shropshire Hills, from
the Welsh border to the threshold of the Malvern Hills. The Trust is a family of 15 wonderful schools
which are spread out across the Diocese of Hereford (Herefordshire, South
Shropshire and Worcestershire).
What are we looking for?
The Hereford Church of England Academy as a Non-Teaching Head of House/Cover
Supervisor/Deputy Safeguarding lead, supporting The Academy to operate
efficiently and enabling the classroom staff to focus on providing the best
possible education for our Students.
This is a high-profile role within the
Academy leading one house with pastoral issues.
We require a positive role model who knows that excellent relationships are at the heart of
developing positive behaviour in our students and who use positive behaviour
management techniques and strategies that are consistent with the school’s
values and ethos.
Safeguarding and wellbeing of our students underpins everything we do at
The Hereford Church of England Academy and the applicant will be expected to
support and develop this.
The post holder reports to the Assistant Head Teacher and liaises with
other senior and teaching staff. The
post will contribute to the overall good order within the Academy, including
behaviour management, and promote the well-being and general progress and
achievement of students through:
Providing first line support to students and families on pastoral
Managing a case-load of students, who are allocated to house.
Providing achievement, attendance, behavioural and educational
support to students.
Working under the instruction and guidance of the class-teacher(s)
to cover the absence of teacher(s) by providing effective supervision and
support for classes or groups of pupils ensuring the
safety, good behaviour and effective learning for all students whilst they carry
out pre-set activities. These classes
may be in any subject area and/or age range and may be on
a planned or emergency basis.
Providing in class support as and when required.
Working as a Deputy Safeguarding Lead of the academy, including
working on EHCPs and p roviding a strategic link between the
Academy and other agencies, parents and carers.
The successful applicant will have excellent communication,
liaison and interpersonal skills and the ability to manage difficult situations
in a firm and sensitive manner. They
will hold Five GCSE Grade C or above (or equivalent), a First Aid at Work
qualification (or be willing to train) and will be conversant with Microsoft
Applicants will demonstrate that they
have personal impact, self-confidence and presence, display energy, enthusiasm,
commitment and perseverance. Plenty of
common sense, along with the ability to adapt to changing circumstances and embrace
new ideas is essential. Experience of
working in a similar role would be an advantage.
The Trust and school are committed to
safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, therefore all shortlisted
applicants must be prepared to undergo a number of checks to confirm their
suitability to work with children and young people, in accordance with the
DfE’s “Keeping Children Safe in Education”.
An enhanced DBS will be required for this role. The Trust welcomes applications from all
sectors of the Community.
Please do not attach copies of CV's/qualification
certificates. Only the information
detailed on the application form will be used as part of the short-listing
process. Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.
The Hereford Church of England Academy and the Diocese of Hereford Multi Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Check at Enhanced Level, along with other standard pre-employment checks.
Please do not attach copies of CV's/qualification certificates. Only the information detailed on the application form will be used as part of the short-listing process. Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.
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