Head of Year

Easthampstead Park Community School, Bracknell, Berkshire


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £20,000 to £49,000
Leadership level Middle Leader

Job description

We are currently seeking a Head of Year, to lead teaching, learning and pastoral care in Year 9 from September 2020. The successful candidate will become a member of our hard-working, innovative Raising Standards team, dedicated to removing barriers to learning and improving life chances for all students. The successful candidate will be proactive, well organised and able to lead and manage a wide range of staff and students. They will be an excellent teacher in their own right, who consistently leads by example, and is adept at supporting and developing both teachers and students. Alongside duties such as tracking student progress and leading assemblies, the successful candidate will lead a team of tutors and be responsible for the implementation of the Year 8 tutor programme. In return for your passion, commitment and drive, we offer a highly supportive working environment, students who are intellectually curious and keen to learn, and outstanding continued professional development opportunities, including access to the National Professional Qualification (NPQ) suite of training. It is hoped that the successful candidate will take then take the year group into Years 10 and 11, building excellent relationships with parents and students, and gaining a broad range of experience.

Essential educational requirements

● Degree or equivalent
● Qualified teacher status

Essential qualifications

Degree or equivalent
Qualified teacher status

Essential skills and experience

● Developing and leading others
● Good interpersonal skills
● Good understanding of external and internal data
● Good relationships with students
● Good classroom discipline
● Good organisational skills
● Interest and willingness to contribute to extra-curricular
● Enthusiasm for teaching
● Suitability to work with children / young people
● Able to communicate well, both orally and in writing, with
others, including young people and other adults
● Able to remain calm in challenging and pressurised situations
● Able to work well independently and as part of a team
● Ability to plan time effectively and meet deadlines
● Strong commitment to own continuing professional
development and learning
● Conveys and/or able to develop high professional standards and
a strong sense of personal fulfilment and achievement
● Positive outlook and approach

Employee benefits

MPS/UPS (Fringe) + TLR 1C, £8,069 per annum

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Secondary
School size 855 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Easthampstead Park Community School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@epschool.org

About Easthampstead Park Community School

Easthampstead Park Community School is a vibrant, cutting edge learning environment. Our school culture marries unswervingly high academic expectations with excellent pastoral care and support. We believe a healthy three-way partnership between parent, teacher and student is essential to effective learning, and are proud of our setting and local community. Teaching and learning is at the very heart of our school and drives everything we do. Our whole school expectation that students and teachers alike never stop learning means that staff quickly develop their practice and progress in their career. As part of our ethos, we expect hard work, skill and dedication and in return we provide an excellent working environment, first class professional development and an excellent benefits package. We want you to look forward to each day working at our school.

School location

Ringmead, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 8FS