Head of House

South Hunsley School and Sixth Form College, North Ferriby, HU14 3HS

This job expired on 23 May 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    5 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    23 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    16 May 2022

Job details

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£21,596.43 per annum

Head of House job summary

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Pastoral Team as a Head of House. Each day you will work with House Leaders and Form Tutors and under the direction of the Deputy Head Teacher, provide support and intervention strategies in order to meet the pastoral needs of students at South Hunsley School.

The working hours are from 8:20AM AND 4:20PM Monday to Friday during the school term, with a 3:50PM finish on Fridays. You will also be paid for 44.5 hours per year, which enables you to attend team meetings, training and development that sits outside your normal working hours. Your actual salary is £21,596.43 per annum, and this is paid in 12 equal instalments over the year so even when it is the summer holidays, you continue to receive the same payment that month. If you are interested in working on a part time basis, please get in touch and we are happy to explore this further with you.

Why choose us?
Pastoral support is at the centre of everything we do at South Hunsley School School. You will work as part of our friendly and dedicated House team, to together provide the first point of contact regarding concerns and queries on student welfare issues.

What can we offer you?

• Family friendly policies and opportunities for flexible working, with a trust commitment to continually look to ways to improve the work-life balance for our staff
• Free parking and good transport links
• Automatic membership of the East Riding Pension Scheme (support staff) and Teachers Pension Scheme with benefits including secure earnings linked pension and a lump sum death grant
• Cycle to work scheme offering savings of up to 32% on a bike and accessories
• Hot and cold snacks and meals available from our canteens and complimentary lunches on training days
• Corporate membership to the East Riding Leisure gyms, saving over 25% on membership costs and onsite gym at South Hunsley School and Sixth Form College, at only £12.50 per month
• Employee Assistance Scheme available 24/7 via telephone or on-line portal, providing advice on assistance on a wide range of practical issues ranging from legal information and consumer issues to specialist counselling.
• In school individual support from Mind as part of the school’s Whole School Approach to Mental Health and Well Being.
• Opportunity to become a Mental Health First Aider
• Free Flu vaccinations held on site each year
• Refund of the cost of an Annual NHS Prescription Prepayment Certificate
• Salary Finance scheme which offers affordable loans and savings account, as well as tools for budgeting and saving
• Education Workers Scheme from Barratt/David Wilson homes where education workers are entitled to receive a deposit contribution of £750 for every £25,000 spent, up to a maximum contribution of £15,000. So, for example a home costing £200,000 would qualify for a contribution of £6,000
• Access to TeacherPerks.co.uk – discounts from a wide range of organisations.

What are we are looking for?
We are looking for an individual who can manage and prioritise their own case load, has relevant previous experience of working with young people and families to manage sensitive issues preferably in an education environment. Additionally, has experience of working with young people on a sustained one-to-one basis, dealing with a range of sensitive and contentious issues in a variety of settings.

The deadline for completed application forms is at 9:00AM Monday 23rd May. We look forward to receiving your application and we will contact you once your application has been reviewed.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required prior to appointment.

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About South Hunsley School and Sixth Form College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
2130 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Here at South Hunsley we passionately believe in the limitless potential of every member of our school community. We want everyone to be happy, confident and successful so we can all achieve more than we think is possible. We can promise support, care, encouragement and respect as well as really enjoyable and rewarding working and learning environment. We are genuinely committed to our students and our staff, and we do everything we can to ensure every child receives the care and guidance they need to thrive. We are proud of our school and would welcome the opportunity to give you a tour, so please don’t hesitate to contact Freya Dobson (HR Administrator) on 01482 631208 or by email via Freya.Dobson@southhunsley.org.uk if you would like to visit or find out more.

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