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  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 10am

  • Date listed

    19 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase

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Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£31,840 - £37,306

Head of Year (Non-Teaching) job summary

Ark Elvin Academy

Head of Year (Non-Teaching)

 

Location: Wembley, North-West London – excellent transport links

Salary: Grade 7 point 14-24 £31,840-£37,306

Contract: Fixed-Term (Maternity cover)

Start date: September 2024

Closing date: Monday 15th April 2024 at 10am

Interview: w.c. Monday 15th April 2024

 

Do you have high expectations, a big heart and a passion for creating the right conditions for every pupil to work hard and be happy at school?

 

Our mission is to ensure that every pupil leaves Elvin confident, articulate, and culturally aware; able to pursue careers they are passionate about, contribute to society and live happy, healthy and fulfilled lives.

 

Does our mission inspire you to step up to a key role in our team to do your best work and to develop others to do theirs?

 

Our school has been on a transformational journey, and we are looking for a new Head of Year to be part of our dynamic and ambitious pastoral team and our wider Academy Leadership Team that will lead the next exciting leap forward as we challenge educational disadvantage by defining an ambitious, replicable and sustainable school model that supports children from communities like ours to thrive at top third universities and highly competitive apprenticeships. 

 

About the role:

 

This is a data driven leadership role that leads a team of tutors and works as part of our wider pastoral team to meet the needs of the year group they serve and ensure that every child in our school is seen, known and supported to do their best learning and be happy at school.

 

As Head of Year, your job is to navigate your pupils through the year, overcoming the barriers they will face and celebrate their successes along the way. You will need to build positive professional relationships with the pupils in your year groups and critically their families so that parents and carers are empowered to take responsibility for the key role they play in their child’s success at school.

 

Ultimately the Head of Year role is to ensure that every child is ready to learn. That means they are in school, on time, with the right equipment and uniform, they understand how to complete their homework and are organised for their week ahead. It means that they have fully understand the purpose behind each of our school routines and understand our expectations for them.

 

A great Head of Year can transform the lives of 220 pupils in a year group. This role is important and transformational. Are you ready to make the difference?

 

In recruiting our next Head of Year we are seeking the following from applicants: 

 

·         An excellent teacher with a proven track record of achieving strong outcomes and embedding consistent routines in their classroom and beyond

·         Experience of being an exemplary form tutor and of having significant impact in a wider pastoral role

·         An ability to inspire and nurture pupils and develop staff

·         High expectations for pupil behaviour and learning

·         A commitment to serving our diverse community in Brent

·         A keenness to learn and develop in your role and as a leader

·         A great team player with high standards of reliability, professionalism and courteousness.

 

View the full job description and person specification here

 

How to apply:

To apply, please visit https://arkelvinacademy.org/jobs/vacancies and submit an application. Please note we will be reviewing applications on an on-going basis and this advert may close earlier than advertised depending on the level of response, early application is strongly encouraged.

 

If you are interested in finding out more? Please email our Vice Principal Cara Clancy on c.clancy@arkelvinacademy.org.

 

We aim to build a diverse and inclusive organisation where everyone – staff and students – can do their best work and achieve their full potential. We want to reflect and represent diverse perspectives across our organisation because we know that doing so will make us stronger and more effective. To know more about Ark’s diversity and inclusion commitments, please click on this link. 

 

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies. In order to meet this responsibility, its academies follow a rigorous selection process to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants.  

 

Ark requires all employees to undertake an enhanced DBS check. You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar you from employment - this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred. To read more about Ark’s safer recruitment process, please click this link. 

 

Commitment to safeguarding

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies.

Ark requires all employees to undertake an enhanced DBS check. You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar you from employment - this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred.

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About Ark Elvin Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1273 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

At Ark Elvin Academy we are proud of the excellent education we offer each of our pupils. Our team of enthusiastic, high expectations staff have transformed our school and we are just as excited about the next step in our school improvement journey as we work together to deliver the outstanding education our community need and deserve. We are deeply committed to our mission: “To ensure that every pupil leaves Elvin confident, articulate, and culturally aware; able to pursue careers they are passionate about, contribute to society and live happy, healthy and fulfilled lives.”

We are a large non-selective secondary school in the London borough of Brent, with excellent transport links to central London. We are committed to ensuring teachers can focus on teaching and have the opportunity to refine and develop their practice in the classroom and develop their leadership skills.

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