Head of Year

Testbourne Community School, Whitchurch, Hampshire, RG28 7JF

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    20 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    13 May 2022

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Head of Year job summary

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated and inspirational Head of Year to join a dedicated pastoral team. This post is suitable for an experienced teacher with a passion for promoting student success. A recruitment and retention payment may be available for a suitable candidate.

The successful candidate will:
• be an excellent classroom practitioner;
• be passionate about promoting success and engaging students in having high ambitions for themselves;
• be forward thinking and keen to develop as a practitioner;
• be committed to supporting the well-being of students;
• have proven leadership experience;
• have the highest expectations of themselves and of the behaviour and achievement of students.

In return we:
• offer a supportive, friendly and highly professional environment;
• offer outstanding professional development and expertise to enable staff to achieve excellence;
• provide a highly supportive environment with opportunities to develop as an education practitioner;
• provide a highly professional and collaborative working environment focused on developing a love of learning;
• offer first rate personal career development to assist you in the fulfilment of your ambitions.

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Applying for the job

Application forms and further details are available from the school website www.testbourne.school or alternatively contact recruitment@testbourne.school

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Testbourne Community School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
927 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Testbourne Community School is an oversubscribed Outstanding School (Ofsted 2010) set in the heart of its community. Most of our students come from Whitchurch or one of its surrounding picturesque villages. Due to our location, we are also well-served by transport links to the towns of Basingstoke, Andover and Newbury, and the city of Winchester, which provides ample opportunity for networking with other schools and services. We are a growing school with approximately 940 students currently on roll.

We pride ourselves on the strength of staff and student relationships; our shared philosophy is embodied by our strapline ‘Achievement, Excellence and Integrity.’ We are passionate about teaching and learning, basing our approach on the latest educational and scientific research about how children learn. We operate with high levels of professional trust and autonomy and have an ambition to become an Institute of Learning Excellence in the future. We are a popular career destination for our trainees and many other staff. Find out about what it is like to work for us: Working for Us - Testbourne Community School

Arranging a visit to Testbourne Community School

Please contact the school on recruitment@testbourne.school to arrange a visit.

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