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  • Job start date

    6 March 2023

  • Closing date

    30 January 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    16 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£26,263.00 - £27,760.00

Pay scale

SCP 19-22 FTE - £27,852 to £29,439 - 37 hours per week, 42 weeks per year.

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • To lead on co-ordinating appropriate interventions for students in your year group whose attendance, behaviour or achievement is a concern
  • To manage and implement all required sanctions
  • To advise first aid staff on sending sick students home, where applicable
  • To follow all safeguarding procedures and to work closely with child protection leads to ensure identified students are closely monitored
  • To contribute ideas to the development and improvement of pastoral support assisted by information and experiences of good practice in other establishments
  • To co-ordinate delivery of the pastoral curriculum, liaising with other Heads of Year to ensure continuity and progression of pastoral provision throughout the academy
  • To provide intervention strategies to students who experience barriers to their learning
  • To liaise with relevant colleagues to agree appropriate mentoring for any disadvantaged or disaffected students not already identified and/or those at risk of disengagement
  • To work with identified vulnerable students and any others requiring support
  • To work with students and in partnership with parents, appropriate staff and other agencies to bring about improved behaviour and attendance at academy
  • To liaise with external agencies regarding student welfare, pastoral, transition, health and attendance issues and ensure that all staff are aware and act on this information
  • To provide support for staff by attending liaison meetings with them
  • To challenge and motivate students, promote and reinforce self-esteem, and support students’ access to learning using appropriate strategies and resources
  • To support and mentor students who are consistently making poor choices to resolve issues that are creating barriers to learning
  • Calm and diffuse difficult situations involving students, staff and parents • To encourage students to become more actively involved in academy life including charity and community work
  • To plan, co-ordinate, deliver and support pastoral assemblies and form activities

What the school offers its staff

This is an exciting opportunity to work in one of the best comprehensive schools in the North West of England and the most improved academy in Oldham. We are proud that our quality of education at The Oldham Academy North is world class, leading to GCSE outcomes that are well above average.

We know just how important it is to think big and to help break those glass ceilings faced by young people today. Together we can encourage our pupils to step out from their comfort zones, build self-esteem and broaden their horizons.

The Oldham Academy North is an ambitious, inclusive 11-16 academy in Oldham. We set high expectations for our students in all areas and encourage them to become ambassadors of their community. We continue to be a 'Good' school, whilst leading to excellent student progress and putting us in the top 20% of schools nationally. To find out more about us, please visit:https://theoldhamacademynorth.e-act.org.uk/

The Trust Offers:

  • Competitive local Government Pension Scheme
  • Ride to Work Scheme
  • Market leading Personal Development and Training plans to further your career
  • Access to Mental Health First Aid Programme
  • 24 hours access to Employee Assistance Programme

Further details about the role

We are looking for an exceptional Head of Year - Non teaching to come and join our supportive and hardworking Team at The Oldham Academy North.Therole is to oversee the general welfare, progress, behaviour and overall pastoral needs of students in a specified year group and to address pastoral needs of students who require assistance in overcoming barriers to learning in order to achieve their full potential.

Commitment to safeguarding

E-ACT is committed tosafeguarding and promoting the welfare of young peopleand vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject toenhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks andsatisfactory references.

E-ACT is also committed topromoting equality, challenging discrimination and developingcommunity cohesion. We welcomeapplications from all sections of the community.

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About The Oldham Academy North

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1322 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

The Oldham Academy North is an ambitious, inclusive 11-16 secondary academy in Oldham. We have over 1100 students on roll and set high expectations for our students in all areas and encourage them to become ambassadors for their community.

Arranging a visit to The Oldham Academy North

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Recruit@E-ACT.org.uk.

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