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  • Start date details

    June 2024

  • Closing date

    29 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    12 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Pastoral, health and welfare

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week Monday to Friday

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 12 Months

Pay scale

NJC22 - NJC25 (£31,364.00 - £33,945.00 FTE) Actual Salary: £26,586.00 to £28,774.00

What skills and experience we're looking for

This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate who feels passionately about supporting all students throughout their academic journey in school. Someone who loves to work in a team and rise to a challenge. We are looking for an energetic, approachable person who can liaise with all stakeholders in a positive manner. We are looking for someone who embraces and enjoys the liveliness of a school environment.

At the core of this role is the provision of high-quality pastoral work with the students in order to support the welfare, attendance and behaviour of a cohort of students. This includes providing first line support to students on pastoral issues; providing attendance, behavioural and educational support to students and providing a strategic link between the School and other agencies and parents/carers. Successful candidates will be required to ensure provision of an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated pastoral development curriculum for students in the cohort, in accordance with the aims of the school and the curricular policies and to liaise with other Heads of Year where necessary, to ensure continuity and progression of pastoral provision throughout the school.

Successful candidates will be enthusiastic, sensitive, flexible and hard working with a sense of humour and ability to remain calm. Candidates must show high level skills of communication, time management and prioritisation.

What the school offers its staff

Why work for Ashlawn?

  • A large, oversubscribed bi-lateral school committed to supporting all members of the school community to succeed
  • You’ll be working within a community of passionate, committed colleagues who genuinely support each other
  • A staff wellbeing team implements various strategies to boost staff engagement including various activities, events, conferences, and many other staff benefits
  • Excellent opportunities to develop and grow in the successful and expanding Transforming Lives Educational Trust, a growing Multi-academy Trust based within the local community
  • To be part of an 11-18 provision with opportunities to teach in the sixth form

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)
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 Ashlawn School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1742 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Email address
Phone number
01788 573425

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