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Head of Year (Director of Progress and Achievement)
Wildern School is a large over-subscribed secondary school in Hedge End, Southampton that believes every student matters and every moment counts.
Due to the internal promotion of the existing postholder we are seeking to appoint a new Head of Year (Director of Progress and Achievement), whilst the post is from September 2022 there may be an opportunity for an Easter start.
Applicants who have a genuine commitment to the welfare and academic progress of all students are invited to apply. We are looking for a highly qualified and experienced colleague who can demonstrate outstanding communication and leadership skills, who is able to recognise the talents in every child and has high aspirations for all. The successful applicant will join an extremely dedicated and creative pastoral team who make valuable contributions to whole school development and the continual improvement of our school.
We will ensure that the successful candidate has:
• comprehensive induction including a dedicated mentor
• continuous professional learning, development and improvement
• the opportunity to contribute to raising standards for all our students
Benefits of working for our trust include:
• Potential for career progression
• Excellent department resources
• Enrolment in the Teachers’ Pension Scheme
• A tax efficient Cycle-to-Work scheme through salary sacrifice
• A tax efficient IT Leasing scheme through salary sacrifice
• Friendly and sociable colleagues
• Staff membership rates to our modern on-site Leisure Centre
• Good transport links
• Free on-site car park
If you already live or work in Hampshire, you will know what a fantastic place it is. Located on the south coast of England, with excellent transport links, Hampshire offers a choice of rural or city living. The culture, coastline and countryside in Hampshire can provide a variety of different lifestyles:
• go horse riding, walking and cycling on the many routes found throughout Hampshire’s country parks
• visit theme parks, award winning museums and explore historic sites across the region
• take part in Hampshire’s thriving sports scene
• relax at Hampshire’s diverse range of food and drink establishments and regular farmers’ markets
We are part of the Wildern Academy Trust which comprises of Wildern School, Deer Park Secondary School and Boorley Park Primary School. Wildern School has been judged by Ofsted as an “Outstanding” school for the past three inspections and we are determined to remain that way. Our staff form a collective team that make a difference to the lives of our students. This is an exciting time for the trust and all colleagues present and future.
Applications should be on Wildern School application forms, individual CV’s will not be accepted. Application forms can be downloaded from our website https://www.wildern.org/joining-us/sv/dopa/ where you can also find further details about the school, its facilities and benefits for staff. Applications can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or sent by post for the attention of Mrs F Mitchell, Wildern School, Wildern Lane, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 4EJ.
Please submit your application as soon as possible as we may invite candidates to interview before the closing date. Closing Date: Midday Monday 31st January 2022.
Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we receive applications that meet the criteria. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
Wildern Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.
Applying for the job
Applications should be on Wildern School application forms, individual CV’s will not be accepted. Application forms can be downloaded from our website https://www.wildern.org/joining-us/sv/dopa/ where you can also find further details about the school, its facilities and benefits for staff. Applications can be e-mailed to email@example.com or sent by post for the attention of Mrs F Mitchell, Wildern School, Wildern Lane, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 4EJ.More on how to apply (opens in new tab)