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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Learning Mentor

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

MPS / UPR plus TLR1a (£8,706 per annum)

Head of Year job summary

We are looking to recruit a Head of Year to join us at Moseley. We are looking for a new team member with the passion and enthusiasm to make a positive impact on the young people at our school. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Head of Year. The ideal candidate will already possess the knowledge and experience to make this role successful and be able to provide the best support for our students.

Contract Start Date: 1st September 2024

Core Purpose: Lead the year team of staff and students to inspire excellence in character and scholarship, securing excellent progress and outcomes for all students in the year group.

Our perfect teaching candidate will have:

  • Experience of working in a pastoral leadership role
  • Experience and track record of demonstrating impact on pastoral issues.
  • Ability to inspire and motivate students.
  • Ability to lead and work collaboratively.
  • Have excellent interpersonal and organisational skills.

Specific responsibilities of this role:

  • Promote positive daily strategies and actions for the highest standards of student behaviour, attitudes and conduct in line with our ‘Clear, Firm and Fair’ framework.
  • Promote school culture based on our core values: 3 R’s and RAISE
  • Establish a learning culture for students with high expectations for attendance, punctuality, behaviour, and performance.
  • Contribute to the improvement of teaching and learning, particularly through the development of positive classroom relationships and the use of praise and recognition.
  • Build a strong school ethos among students, their families, and tutors in the year group.
  • Maintain excellent communication and relationships with families.
  • Leadership and management of the Pastoral Manager and form tutors, including the use of Quality Assurance procedures to ensure high quality and consistency of provision.
  • Use data to analyse and monitor the progress of students in the year group and plan support to overcome any barriers to learning and underachievement if across multiple subject areas, in collaboration with the relevant Heads of Faculty
  • Work collaboratively with other members of the Pastoral Team to ensure co-ordinated planning, management, and evaluation of all aspects of achievement and behaviour, including attending regular Head of Year Team meetings.
  • Tracking and implementing proactive strategies to improve attendance and punctuality across the year group.
  • Use data to monitor and analyse standards within the year group including attendance, punctuality, and student conduct.
  • Support with the running of daily whole school detentions.
  • Ensure the effective delivery of the pastoral curriculum during tutor and assembly time.
  • Monitor students’ progress in terms of personal development and instigate measures to address any identified concerns.
  • Take primary responsibility for organising and leading year group assemblies.
  • Establish an inspirational learning ethos among students in the year group.
  • Assist with events relating to the year group e.g., progress evenings.
  • Ensure effective communication within the year team including the effective deployment of student leaders.
  • Lead Year Team briefing sessions and contribute to whole school training as appropriate.
  • Participate, as necessary, in arrangements of the appraisal of staff performance.
  • Monitor staff welfare and hold return to work meetings.
  • Monitor that staff comply with school policies and procedures and provide support and challenge as required.
  • Follow Pastoral reporting systems, referral processes and liaising with AHT Behaviour, Culture and Ethos and DHT Standards and Welfare.
  • Plus, any additional duties as directed by the Headteacher.

Interviews will take place on Thursday 23rd May 2024.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Moseley School and Sixth Form

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1475 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

The staff at Moseley School and Sixth Form are a passionate team of professionals. Our purpose is to inspire excellence in character and scholarship. The students and their families have bought into this vision. Together we form a friendly and dedicated community.

Moseley School and Sixth Form is a large comprehensive secondary school with a thriving sixth form. Moseley School first opened its doors in 1923. We value our long history whilst being excited about our future. There are 1300 students, 150 teaching and support staff, excellent facilities housed in a grade two listed building, a modern building which opened in 2012 and a recently completed sports complex and extensive grounds. Staff enjoy subsidised healthcare options and access to our on-site gym.

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