Head of Year

Harris Academy Bermondsey, London


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £30,000 to £50,000

Job description

Harris Academy Bermondsey is currently looking to appoint a qualified teacher to join its thriving team as Head of Year. The successful candidate will lead the Academy Pastoral Hub, including all elements of Pastoral Care, taking a highly visible role in leading on the vision and ethos for students in the year group, in line with the Academy’s values of compassion, ambition and respect.

Main Areas of Responsibility

- Ensuring high standards of behaviour of girls in the given Year Group, identifying areas for improvement of their behaviour and leading the improvement of their behaviour.
- All pastoral care for one Year Group, including responsibility for the direct work undertaken by Form Tutors.
- Acting as the first point-of-contact for girls and their families regarding their attendance, behaviour, personal development and welfare.
- Undertaking investigations and responding to Duty Principal requests for girls in the given Year Group.
- Liaising with other leaders, including (among others) the whole school lead for Personal Development, Literacy and Numeracy, Careers and E-Safety, Enrichment and Healthy Schools, Safeguarding and Inclusion to ensure a rich programme of personal development, behaviour and welfare education.
- Liaising with other leaders on pastoral and behaviour matters pertaining to girls in the given Year Group.
- Identifying and supporting a caseload of girls from the given Year Group through the design and implementation of appropriate interventions.

Employee benefits

As part of the Harris Federation, we can offer you a range of benefits, including:

Access to a diverse network of phase and subject specialist groups
Support and mentoring from some of the best leaders in education
An Inner London Harris Allowance, plus a performance and loyalty bonus
Pension scheme (TPS) and access to our Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan, covering a range of health and wellbeing benefits
The opportunity to work with our amazing students!

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 816 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Harris Academy Bermondsey website (opens in a new window)
Contact email careers@harrisfederation.org.uk

About Harris Academy Bermondsey

Harris Academy Bermondsey is a girls' school in the heart of London with drive and ambition. Ofsted rates us as Outstanding in every category, and we are passionate about making a difference to the lives of our young women, ensuring that they have every opportunity to succeed by identifying and nurturing each one's individual talents. Our uncompromising but caring approach to education has put us as one of the highest performing schools nationally for student progress and has led to GCSE results that are above the national average.

School location

55 Southwark Park Road, London, SE16 3TZ