Head of Year: Alternative Settings (Enterprise Academy)

Brune Park Community School, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 3BU

3 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    asap* or Easter Term (*on completion of safe recruitment checks)

  • Closing date

    12 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

£28,100 to £43,951

Additional allowances

TLR 1.2 £9,377

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • To lead and manage the achievement, curriculum, progress and pastoral provision for alternative settings
  • Track and monitor, attendance, achievement and the behaviour of students within your appointed settings to ensure that successes are recognised and any underachievement is quickly addressed
  • Liaising with all appropriate staff and wider stakeholders in the provision of high-quality education
  • Take a lead responsibility in co-ordinating appropriate intervention for students within your settings whose attendance, achievement or behaviour is a concern
  • Co-ordinate the delivery of the pastoral and academic curriculum, and liaise with other pastoral and inclusion colleagues where necessary, to ensure continuity and progression of pastoral provision throughout our settings.

What the school offers its staff

■ Potential for career progression

■ Friendly and sociable colleagues

■ You will join a vibrant community where there are opportunities to strive to make a real difference to the lives of young people

■ The opportunity to join dedicated teams, who deliver excellent support to our pupils to ensure positive outcomes in the classroom and wider community

■ We are committed to everyone in the organisation having a passion for learning. This results in the building of young people’s self-confidence, self-belief and self-esteem

■ A firm commitment to on-going professional development and your well-being.

Further details about the role

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, driven and committed Head of Year within our secondary phase to support students who follow an alternative pathway. The position will be based at the Enterprise Academy although a number of students will be receiving provision from either within or beyond the trust.

You will play a key role in developing an aspirational ethos, engaging and leading a dedicated team of teachers and support staff to ensure high standards of pastoral management and academic support that enables high aspirations for all learners.You will be pivotal in driving this ethos, holding to account subject leads and class teachers with their teaching, expectations, engagement and outcomes for the youngsters. You need to be able to hold young people accountable without judgement.

You will need to beresilient, be able to work closely with a team and be independently driven. This role requires the ability to work collaboratively with other teams both within the GFM and beyond. You will be a key member of the secondary phase’s middle leadership, being part of the GFM vision and mission for improving outcomes and life chances of all young people across Gosport.You need to be a creative thinker who never settles for less than the best for our young people. Robust relationships are a key part of this role.

Commitment to safeguarding

GFM Education is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children. We ensure our recruitment practices reflect this commitment. Successful candidates are subject to a enhanced DBS check.It is a criminal offence to apply for or accept a position (paid or unpaid) working with children if you are excluded from such work by virtue of a court order or exclusion by the DBS. Although a criminal record involving offences against children is likely to debar you from appointment of this type of post, the existence of other criminal convictions will not necessarily be a bar to employment.

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About Brune Park Community School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1329 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
02392 616012

Brune Park is one of five schools in the GFM, a multi academy trust with a strong focus on improving the life chances and outcomes for all Gosport learners. Gosport & Fareham Multi Academy Trust is the first localised Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) established in Hampshire with Bay House School & Sixth Form, Brune Park School, Gomer Junior School, Rowner Junior School and LWS Academy.

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