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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    30 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Part time: 30 hours per week (over 4 or 5 days per week). Term Time plus Inset.

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

NJC 18-23 £29,269 - £32,076 per annum [pro rata £20,593 - £22,568]

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governing Body is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, committed and well-qualified Head of Year (Pastoral).

The Head of Year (Pastoral) is responsible for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and their families by delivering high quality interventions. The postholder will act as the point of contact for their relevant year group, offering support focusing on outcomes.

You will work within an agreed framework, as a source of support, advice and expertise within the school. You will look after the wellbeing of students within the year group, whilst monitoring and promoting the importance of good attendance. The role also involves supporting students during their re-integration into mainstream lessons from any off-site provision.

The work involves collaboration with parents, external agencies, partners and colleagues, and representing the school at a wide range of professionals meetings, core groups and reviews.

The ideal candidate will have experience in a school setting, excellent inter personal skills, and the ability to contribute positively to student learning. This is an exciting opportunity for a positive, enthusiastic and committed individual.

You will need to work well in a team, and have the highest expectations to ensure our students achieve great outcomes. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals who wish to develop in a supportive, well-resourced and exciting environment.

If you can inspire, encourage, achieve, enjoy working with young people and are determined to make a real difference you could be the kind of person we are looking for.


What the school offers its staff

  • Pay and Conditions -Aligned with national School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions for teaching staff (STCPD) and National Joint Council (NJC) for support staff.
  • Automatic Pay Progression
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Car Leasing Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Legal money advice through confidential EAP helpline
  • 24/7, 365 counselling services through confidential EAP

Further details about the role

Our recent Ofsted inspection (February 2024) evaluated our provision as ‘Good’ in all areas, and highlighted many strengths in our school including the behaviour and attitudes of our students. We are oversubscribed and also benefit from a Primary School, that is part of our Multi Academy Trust, which has located on our site from June 2022. This is a very exciting time to join our school as we continue our journey to become an outstanding school.

Litherland High School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the wellbeing of young people. An appointment will only be confirmed if a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure is obtained from the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS), and will be subject to references.

All documentation can be downloaded for this post (see below). Please submit an application form, covering letter, and equal opportunities form directly to Linda Kinsella, Personnel, Litherland High School, Sterrix Lane, Litherland, Liverpool L21 0DB.

Closing Date: noon on Friday 14th June 2024.

Interviews: w/c 17th June 2024.

Further information about our school can be found on the school website:

www.litherlandhigh.com

Commitment to safeguarding

Litherland High School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the wellbeing of young people. An appointment will only be confirmed if a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure is obtained from the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS), and will be subject to references.

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About Litherland High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
684 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Email address
lkinsella@mylhs.org
Phone number
01512143434

LHS is an 11-16 Secondary Academy, part of the Heath Family Trust (NW).

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