8 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024 ideally

  • Closing date

    3 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    4 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Subjects

Art & Design, English, History, ICT & Computing, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Religious Education

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£37,436.00 - £42,689.00 Annually (Actual) Plus TLR of £4,276

Head of Year and Teacher (Yr 5-8) job summary

Dedworth Middle School is seeking a passionate and dedicated Head of Year to join our team. The successful candidate will be committed to supporting the personal and academic development of our pupils. Whether you are a primary or secondary trained teacher, we welcome applications from individuals who possess strong leadership qualities and a drive to make a positive difference in the lives of young people. This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic teacher to join our team on a permanent basis with additional responsibilities as Head of Year. If you are passionate about supporting young people; making a difference and ready for leadership, we encourage you to apply.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has qualified teacher status, regardless of subject or primary/secondary training.
  • Will deliver high-quality teaching and learning experiences to inspire and motivate students.
  • Has the ability to inspire, motivate, and enthuse students to achieve their best.
  • Can demonstrate the ability to deliver outstanding teaching and learning experiences.
  • Has strong leadership qualities and ambition to drive positive change.
  • Is patient, resilient, and empathetic with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrates excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Fosters positive and supportive relationships with students, parents and colleagues.
  • Will uphold the ethos and values of the DMS school community.
  • Will coach and support their year team.

This is a teaching position, but sufficient time will be designated to carry out the Head of Year role. The requirements of this role include leading the year group with a focus on providing pastoral support and guidance to pupils, prioritising their well-being, behaviour, attendance and academic progress. You would be expected to work closely with staff, parents and pupils to ensure pupils in the year group reach their full potential and demonstrate high standards and expectations, fostering a culture of excellence within the year group.

If you think you have what we are looking for, we would love you to join us at Dedworth Middle School and be part of a vibrant community dedicated to the success and well-being of our students.

We offer a competitive salary based on experience and qualification; professional development opportunities to support your growth as an educator and a supportive and inclusive school environment committed to the success of both students and staff.

If you're ready to inspire, educate, and make a difference, join us in shaping the future of our students' journey. Apply now to be part of our dedicated team!

At Dedworth Middle School we were recently graded ‘GOOD’ by Ofsted and we work in an environment where opportunities are limitless, the children are supported, and outcomes always consider the whole child. We continue to aim for the highest of standards and provide a friendly and hardworking team. “A member of staff said, ‘The why is behind every decision, and this always takes pupils into consideration and us as staff. It is a happy and lovely place to work and thrive.” Ofsted, June 2022. We are a fully inclusive middle school, currently with over 500 pupils on roll aged from 9-13.

We are part of the Windsor Learning Partnership which includes Windsor Girls’ School, The Windsor Boys’ School, Clewer Green C of E First School, Oakfield First School and Dedworth Green First School. In the heart of The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, Dedworth Middle School has a strong reputation for being a community school with happy, successful pupils and a proven track record for high quality professional development.

Applications will be considered on receipt and we reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Dedworth Middle School

School type
Academy, ages 9 to 13
Education phase
View all Middlejobs
School size
521 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 13

At Dedworth Middle School we were recently graded ‘GOOD’ by Ofsted and we work in an environment where opportunities are limitless, the children are supported, and outcomes always consider the whole child. We continue to aim for the highest of standards and provide a friendly and hardworking team. “A member of staff said, ‘The why is behind every decision, and this always takes pupils into consideration and us as staff. It is a happy and lovely place to work and thrive.” Ofsted, June 2022. We are a fully inclusive middle school, currently with over 500 pupils on roll aged from 9-13.

We are part of the Windsor Learning Partnership which includes Windsor Girls’ School, The Windsor Boys’ School, Clewer Green C of E First School, Oakfield First School and Dedworth Green First School. In the heart of The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, Dedworth Middle School has a strong reputation for being a community school with happy, successful pupils and a proven track record for high quality professional development.

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