Head of House (Teacher) Permanent

High Storrs School, Sheffield, South Yorkshire


Job details

Subjects Maths, ICT, Design Technology
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 2 to Upper pay range 3, £25,594 to £39,406

Job summary

High Storrs School is a very successful, high-performing 11-18 comprehensive school in the south western outskirts of Sheffield which has benefitted from a £27m refurbishment of our Grade II listed building and part of the Minerva Learning Trust; an expanding Sheffield based multi-academy Trust with a vision of providing outstanding education for all the students within our schools. The Trust is passionate that all students should see their time at school as happy and fulfilling with their potential developed to the utmost.

We are seeking to appoint a committed and reflective practitioner with excellent leadership skills and attributes as Head of House (permanent) FROM 1 June (if possible) OR SEPTEMBER 2020. The successful candidate will lead one of four vertical houses and have oversight of the well-being and achievement of 240 Students from years 7-11. The House System is well-established at High Storrs School and is integral to our success and positive, inclusive ethos.

Our current Heads of House are also strong teachers with high expectations for all students. Applications are welcome from internal candidates from any subject, or external candidates who teach any of the following subjects; MATHS, SCIENCE, COMPUTING/IT, DT OR FOOD TECHNOLOGY.
Candidates may visit the school or have an informal discussion by contacting Alison Foulkes, PA to the Headteacher via e-mail recruitment@highstorrs.sheffield.sch.uk .

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Further information is available by email from: recruitment@@highstorrs.sheffield.sch.uk The application form and information pack is available on the school website https://highstorrs.co.uk/our-school/vacancies/teaching-vacancies

Essential educational requirements

Relevant degree

Essential qualifications

QTS (Qualified Teacher Status)

Essential skills and experience

Strong teaching experience and knowledge of what constitutes highly effective teaching and outcomes with high expectations across KS3-4. Professional development (pastoral care). Role model to young people. Lead others, be reflective, resilient and adaptable. Knowledge and awareness of good practice in identifying individual student needs. Excellent written, communication and IT skills. Flexible, strategic and innovative. Student monitoring and evaluation. Safeguarding and welfare of young people.

Employee benefits


School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1633 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website High Storrs School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email afoulkes4@highstorrs.sheffield.sch.uk

About High Storrs School

High Storrs School is a high-performing 11-18 secondary school on the South Western outskirts of Sheffield, close to the Peak District National Park, that has benefitted from a £27m refurbishment of our Grade II listed building. Serving a multi-cultural learning community with high expectations and high aspirations, we are an over-subscribed school and joined The Minerva Learning Trust in April 2018. We are currently rated Good with Outstanding Features by OFSTED (November 2013).

We are seeking staff who believe in young people’s capacity to achieve, develop their own character, personality and sense of considerate citizenship. If you believe that learning is important for everyone in a school and share our passion, then you are exactly who we are looking for in an appointment to expand our staff team.

School location

High Storrs Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 7LH