Head of Year 10

The Sandon School, Chelmsford, Essex


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

We require from Easter 2020 an enthusiastic and ambitious teacher to join the Student Services team as Head of Year 10. We are seeking an excellent, highly qualified and well-organised teacher with experience in the pastoral work of a school, who is able to communicate an enthusiasm for learning and foster a strong parent partnership. Applicants should have credibility with colleagues, students and parents and a proven track record of diffusing volatile/challenging people and responding to vulnerable students. The capacity to prioritise, delegate and utilise support is also a key requirement.

The Student Services team currently comprises three Heads of School, seven Heads of Year and two Pastoral Leads who are all committed to raising students’ aspirations and achievements. The Heads of Year work on rotation, moving each September with their year group up to the Sixth Form, then returning to Year 7.

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate degree

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

The successful candidate must have a proven record of:
o leading by example
o credibility with colleagues, students and parents
o good teaching
o diffusing volatile/challenging people
o de-escalating situations
o responding to vulnerable students
o an impact on the emotional and learning experience of students
o a resilient mindset
o the capacity to prioritise, delegate, utilize support
• Be able to demonstrate:
o good written and verbal communication skills

Employee benefits


More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1236 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website The Sandon School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email jhm@sandon.essex.sch.uk

About The Sandon School

School location

Molrams Lane, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 7AQ