Head of Year 9 Corby Technical School, Corby, Northamptonshire

Job description

The successful candidate will be a member of teaching staff who secures consistently excellent outcomes for students. The post holder will have a highly attentive approach that meets the academic and pastoral needs of all students in the year group. Leading the strategic vision, collaborating and managing other staff effectively, are key aspects of the role along with the following:
• supporting students with all aspects of student progress, curriculum entitlement and pastoral wellbeing including academic intervention which facilitates progress.
• leading on the year group assembly and tutor time programme, and other stakeholder activity such as the student council.
• dealing effectively with staff, parents and outside agencies and lead a team of tutors and year group decisively and by example on a day-to-day basis and at school events.
No particular teaching specialism is sought, but applications from teachers of science, mathematics, English and history, are particularly welcome.

Essential educational requirements

Evidence of success in professional development across career to date.
Appropriate educational and professional qualifications the role
A track record of success in leadership in complex educational establishments
A track record of achievement in raising standards and delivering improvements in results
Demonstrable success in leading a department or faculty through significant periods of development
Evidence of the ability to develop excellent relationships with young people and adults
Successful experience of using target setting, data analysis and curriculum innovation to improve performance
Experience in analysis of need and leadership in planning and implementing development initiatives for staff
Evidence of promotion of innovation in teaching and learning
Experience of working successfully with local community and external agencies/stakeholders

Essential qualifications

Qualified teacher status
Good honours graduate
Commitment to personal/professional development

Essential skills and experience

Evidence of promotion of innovation in teaching and learning
Experience of working successfully with local community and external agencies/stakeholders
A track record of working successfully in partnership with other educational organisations
Evidence of the ability to develop excellent relationships with young people and adults
Strong command of subject
Ability to employ a range of effective teaching, learning styles and assessment methods
A thorough understanding of the benefits and implication of a specialist curriculum.
Committed to ensuring excellent standards of behaviour at all times
A clear understanding of and commitment to the development of the ethos in the School
Commitment to inclusive education providing opportunity for achievement for all
Commitment to the wider community and its involvement in lifelong learning
High expectations of student achievement conduct and behaviour

Employee benefits

Additional benefits to working at Corby Technical School:
• A fixed 8 week term structure allows for five standardised terms meaning that learning can be structured and delivered with consistency. Holidays also fall outside ‘normal’ term structures allowing for inexpensive travel opportunities.
• As part of the Brooke Weston Trust opportunities for staff development and career progression go beyond the school walls; fostering talent is a key aspect of our culture.
• Within the Trust we have a dedicated Teaching School and all staff regularly attend professional development sessions either as participants or facilitators. The Teaching School has forged partnerships with professionals across the Trust, ranging from primary through to higher education providers. This partnership and expertise across the educational spectrum, allows the Teaching School to offer fantastic opportunities for our staff.
• All staff receive free meals (breakfast and lunch) and are able to participate in a Car Salary Sacrifice Scheme. A reduced price membership to the local gym is also available.


About Corby Technical School

Address
Cottingham Road, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 1TD
Phase
Secondary
Type
Free School
Website
Corby Technical School website (opens in a new window)