Head of Year

Hinchley Wood School, Esher, Surrey, KT10 0AQ

This job expired on 19 May 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    19 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    11 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type



Competitive - London Fringe - MPS/UPS

Head of Year job summary

We are seeking an outstanding teacher, with the potential to become an excellent pastoral leader and role model, to lead a team of tutors and oversee a year group of approximately 220 students. The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall welfare and care of students in that year group, linking pastoral and curriculum priorities to get the very best outcomes for every young person.

The successful candidate will also teach across the age and ability range in this highly sought after 11-18 co-educational academy, with over 1,400 students on roll including 300 in our Sixth form. You would be joining a supportive, committed and experienced team who work hard to deliver innovative and enjoyable lessons.

We would welcome an application if you:
• are committed to enabling every student to achieve the very best they can;
• can raise attainment through outstanding teaching and the promotion of a culture of high expectations;
• have a passion for providing the highest quality pastoral care;
• have the ability to lead and maintain good discipline and standards of behaviour;
• have the skills to lead, manage and enthuse a team of staff; and
• are committed to your own professional development.

If you have a strong desire to help students of all abilities achieve the best they can whilst fulfilling your own potential, we would very much welcome your interest.

We offer:
• a competitive salary (London Fringe Pay Scale/dependent upon experience),
• professional development support and an extensive CPD programme.
• two week autumn half term,
• This role meets the school’s priority admissions criteria, enabling any children of the postholder to be considered for priority admission to the school upon commencement of role.
• Generous employer pension contributions
• cycle to work scheme and on site gym

Please contact us if you have any questions prior to applying or would like to visit the school.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 19th May (9.00am)
(Interviews are planned for the following week)

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The position advertised is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check. Staff and governors have also established a code of conduct, included within this pack, which applies to all members of the school community.

Additional allowances

TLR 2.3 - £6,993

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Supporting documents

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About Hinchley Wood School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1400 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
020 8398 7161

Hinchley Wood is an inclusive, high achieving and highly sought after school with 1,400 students on roll including 290 in our 6th form. Located on the borders of SW London, we pride ourselves on celebrating student progress and development as well as academic achievement.

The last school Ofsted Inspection said “Hinchley Wood is an outstanding school………Students work exceptionally well together in this harmonious and cohesive community and achieve excellent outcomes.”

Arranging a visit to Hinchley Wood School

If you want to discuss the role or your expectations, or arrange a pre-application visit, please do call or email the HR team.

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