Head of Year
30 days remaining to apply
Job start date
1 September 2023
30 April 2023 at 9am
16 March 2023
- Key stage 4
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Full-time equivalent salary
What skills and experience we're looking for
We have a very exciting opportunity to recruit for a Head of Year, teaching either History and Religion and Philosophy, or Science and Computing, however other subjects may be considered. This is an opportunity to move into a middle leadership role with Maiden Erlegh Chiltern Edge.
The successful candidate will become part of our Extended Leadership team and will be dedicated to removing barriers to learning and improving life chances for all our students. The successful candidate will be:
- Proactive, well organised and able to lead both staff and students.
- An excellent teacher in their own right, who consistently leads by example and is adept at supporting and developing teachers and students.
- Share our inclusive values of “opportunity, diversity and success for all” and have a willingness to develop their own practice in line with our ethos of continuous improvement.
- Able to lead a team of tutors and line manage an Assistant Head of Year.
The successful applicant will be energetic and enthusiastic and enjoy working with 11-16-year-olds. You will enjoy nurturing young people to grow in confidence and flourish personally. You will share our inclusive values of “opportunity, diversity and success for all” and you will have a willingness to develop your own practice in line with our ethos of continuous improvement.
We have a proven track record of supporting ambitious staff in to middle and senior leadership posts and can offer opportunities to broaden your impact on the sector through the work of the Maiden Erlegh Institute. We are very happy to discuss flexible working arrangements, including part-time working and job-sharing.
What the school offers its staff
In return, you will be joining our supportive team of enthusiastic, optimistic and talented teachers, who have the support of an experienced leadership team.
Maiden Erlegh Chiltern Edge is proud to celebrate its recent ‘Good’ Ofsted outcome. This is a fantastic reflection of just how far the school has come in recent years and recognises all the work done by our staff. It is also testament to the hard work, maturity and energy of our students, and the support of our parent community. We are a small school but with a big heart. Since joining the Maiden Erlegh Trust in 2018 the school has seen a marked change in its fortunes and is now known for its calm classrooms, strong focus on behaviour and well-developed teaching and learning.
Being part of the Maiden Erlegh Trust also offers a range of career opportunities across our schools. For our teaching team we offer a flexible CPD programme which staff can tailor to their own needs which includes coaching and training for new entrants to the profession and to support career returners.
To learn more about our school, visit our website www.maidenerleghchilternedge.co.uk.
If you would like to know more about this role please contact the school directly.
The Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint before the closing date.
Erlegh Trust is committed to safeguarding, equality and promoting the welfare
of children and staff. We are also committed to being ambitious for all and
supporting everyone to reach their full potential. All employees of the Trust
are expected to share these commitments. All posts require satisfactory
employment checks and references and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and
Barring Service check. All Leadership roles will require a Section 128 check.
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About Maiden Erlegh Chiltern Edge
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 16
- Education phase
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- School size
- 341 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 16
- Ofsted report
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- School website
- Maiden Erlegh Chiltern Edge website (opens in new tab)
- Email address
11-16 secondary school in Sonning Common, part of Maiden Erlegh Trust
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