Head of Year

The Bishop of Winchester Academy, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH8 9PW

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    17 August 2022 at 8am

  • Date listed

    25 July 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

MPS/UPS

Head of Year job summary

Due to internal promotions, departmental restructuring and continual growth of our 6th form, The Bishop of Winchester Academy is seeking an outstanding Head of Year able to establish a strong rapport with young people and be rigorous in maintaining our ethos of high expectations – no excuses.

As Head of Year, you will be committed to the highest standards of support for student welfare and behaviour for learning. This is an integral role in ensuring the academic, personal, social, emotional and spiritual development of students within the academy through the consistent and fair implementation of our values and expectations.

We would be delighted to take you on a tour of the school and give you the opportunity to view our facilities and answer any questions you may have.


As Head of Year you will:

  • Be knowledgeable in strategies to support students with challenging behaviours with confidence.
  • Be able to inspire, influence, challenge and motivate others, leading by example.
  • Be able to motivate and inspire students to achieve their full potential.
  • Have the belief that all children can make outstanding progress.
  • Be able to confidently meet with parents to resolve issues both successfully and in line with academy policies.

The post offers ample opportunities for an ambitious teacher to develop their skills, in addition to:

  • A bespoke CPD programme including training and in department development time
  • Excellent teaching facilities including brand new interactive smart boards
  • A robust behaviour system allowing teaching staff to deliver high quality learning opportunities to students
  • School site in close proximity to beaches and the Jurassic Coast
  • Cycle to work scheme

To apply for this Head of Year role, please visit the vacancies section of our website to complete an application form: https://www.tbowa.org/staff/vacancies/teaching-staff. Please email completed application forms to recruitment@tbowa.org, addressing your covering letter to Mr Paul McKeown, Principal.

The Bishop of Winchester Academy is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is therefore exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. An enhanced DBS check is also required for all successful applicants. Please be aware that due to the ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ legislation we do not accept CVs.

Closing date for applications: 8.00am, Wednesday 17th August, 2022

Interviews to be held: Thursday 18th August & Thursday 25th August

Applying for the job

To apply for this Head of Year role, please visit the vacancies section of our website to complete an application form: https://www.tbowa.org/staff/vacancies/teaching-staff. Please email completed application forms to recruitment@tbowa.org, addressing your covering letter to Mr Paul McKeown, Principal.

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About The Bishop of Winchester Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1184 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01202512697

The Bishop of Winchester Academy is a Church of England school, recognised by Ofsted as ‘improving the life chances of all [our] pupils’, and offering an ‘outstanding curriculum’ pioneered by ‘outstanding leadership’ (May 2017). Operating from recently refurbished facilities, our shared mission to improve the life chances of all of our students is at the very centre of our work.

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