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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    22 November 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 November 2023

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

Full time: 1.0FTE

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS/UPS TLR 2D £7,368

Additional allowances

TLR 2D £7,368

What skills and experience we're looking for

Head of House (Teaching Post)

1.0 FTE - MPS / UPS with TLR 2D £7,368

Start Date: January 2024

This is an exciting post offering an excellent opportunity for an energetic and creative teacher to join our dedicated and caring team of experienced pastoral leaders who are responsible for students’ progress, attendance and behaviour in our college. In a team of five Heads of House and being supported by a team of Deputy Heads of House, you will lead a team of tutors and be responsible for over 200 students. Our Houses represent the best of Frome College; embodying the values of respect for all and responsibility to ourselves and to our community. This role is pivotal in achieving our aims as a college.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be an outstanding teacher
  • Ability to teach A-level would be an advantage, but is not essential
  • Have a passion for their subject and helping students succeed
  • Teach inspirational lessons consistently
  • Be innovative, creative, enthusiastic – able to deliver results
  • Lead a Deputy Head of House and associated responsibilities and activities.
  • Work effectively as part of a team, with strong organisational and communication skills
  • Have a great sense of humour and a positive ‘can do’ attitude

What the school offers its staff

We offer the successful candidate:

  • Opportunity to be part of a strong community and supportive workforce.
  • A calm and welcoming environment which enjoys a large amount of green, open spaces.
  • Supportive induction programme and CPD opportunities.
  • Free parking.
  • Onsite catering and nursery.
  • ‘My Staff Shop’ benefits – including Cycle to Work scheme.
  • Discounted access to leisure centre including gym and pool (located next to the college).

Frome College is a successful, vibrant, and forward thinking 13-19 Upper School with approximately 1200 students. It is a fast-moving school undergoing exciting and rapid regeneration. We are based on a stunning campus in easy reach of Bath and Bristol. Frome itself is a thriving market town, with a vibrant artistic community with the renowned Frome Festival, monthly Sunday market and many restaurants and 2 theatres, one of which is on campus.

Closing Date: Midnight – Wednesday 22nd November 2023

Interviews: Thursday 30th November 2023

School Tours available to interested applicants on Tuesday 7th November, Tuesday 14th November and Tuesday 21st November please contact the HR department to book an appointment.

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 Frome Community College

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 13 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1283 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 18
Phone number
01373 465353

Frome College is a successful, vibrant and forward thinking 13 - 19 Upper School with approx. 1300 students. It is a fast moving school undergoing exciting and rapid regeneration. We are based on a stunning campus in easy reach of Bath and Bristol. Frome town itself is a cultured town with many restaurants, 2 theatres (one of which is on site) the renowned Sunday market and a cinema.

Arranging a visit to Frome Community College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email FCCRecruitment@fromecollege.org.

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