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  • Start date details

    Easter 2024 or September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 January 2024

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Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (FTE) MPS or UPS if post threshold plus a TLR2(2) £5,350

Head of Year job summary

We are seeking to appoint a teaching Head of Year who will lead their year group towards academic success. The role forms part of our experienced and supportive pastoral team to make a difference with our young people. The successful candidate will be a dynamic, highly motivated teacher with experience of leading students to high levels of academic success.

The team is established and highly supportive. They work collaboratively, always putting the needs of our young people at the forefront of what we do. Our pastoral structure consists of Directors of Key Stage, Heads of Year, Student Managers, and form tutors, supported by key colleagues on the Senior Leadership Team.

This role offers you the opportunity to develop and excel as a teacher, within a strong and effective team of practitioners, whilst also leading and supporting students through their academic journey.

You need to:

Have excellent interpersonal, organisational, and managerial skills

Have the ability to relate to and communicate effectively with parents, colleagues and other professionals

Have a strong commitment to innovative pastoral development, student support and staff development

Be able to demonstrate how your work has had a significant impact on the whole school as part of a team

Be well organised, hardworking and enthusiastic

What we offer:

students who have a desire to achieve and respect the school’s expectations

a programme of continuing professional development firmly rooted in educational research

a commitment to supporting the well-being of all staff

If you would like to arrange a visit or have an informal conversation about this position please email Alastair West, Headteacher on headteacher@johnmason.school

Commitment to safeguarding

Abingdon Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check. The Trust is fully committed to the principles of equal opportunity, di-versity and inclusion and welcomes applications from less well-represented groups in the school and Trust. Posts in regulated activity are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 and all shortlisted candidates will be required to disclose information about their previous criminal convic-tions. All staff are expected to promote fundamental British values.

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About John Mason School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1031 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

John Mason School is part of the Abingdon Learning Trust and is fully committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of all its students and staff.

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