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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    28 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Pastoral, health and welfare
  • Other support roles

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

LTA: £28,373 - £32,078 (Term Time Only, Actual Salary)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Due to continued success, we have an exciting opportunity for a passionate and committed Head of year to join our team at Priestnall School. You will become a key member of the Laurus Trust family, and will play a vital role in maintaining the high standards of the Trust. Within this position you will manage the relevant year group including pastoral support, achievement, attendance, attainment/progress, behavioural issues and intervention and child protection matters.

If you would like to join our Laurus family in a rewarding role that changes the lives of our students by empowering them to become the best that they can be then we would love to hear from you.

This position is contracted on a Term Time Only basis. This means you will mainly work when the school is open to students and will not need to work during the school holidays unless the contract requires you to do so. In total you will be in work for a minimum of 37 out of 52 weeks.

Job Purpose(For further details on the role, please see the Job Description attached below)

  • Undertake personnel management duties including instructing and training year-group FormTutors.
  • Work closely with identified groups of students in all year groups with regard to progress,engagement and achievement.
  • Establish positive relationships with parents, staff and outside agencies in line with the schools’vision and values.

Key Skills & Experience

  • Sound educational background including GCSE’s in Maths and English (A*-C) or equivalent
  • Recent management experiencewith people
  • Ideally possess prior experience within a similar role

What the school offers its staff

Priestnall is situated in Heaton Mersey, a suburb in the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, bordering the Manchester Local Authority – notably, Burnage. The school serves the communities of the ‘Four Heatons’: Mersey, Chapel, Moor and Norris. Priestnall is a non-selective, non-denominational, ten form entry 11-16 secondary school, there are approximately 1250 pupils on roll. The school is part of the Laurus Trust (September 2023), a multi-academy trust, whose shared vision provides the framework and core values for our secondary schools.

Our 2023 GCSE results showed 74% of students achieved both English and Maths GCSEs at grades 4 – 9 and 56% achieved this measure at the gold standard, ‘strong’ pass of grade 5 and better. 16% of students succeeded at grades 7 -9. 24% of the total grades achieved were at grades 7 – 9 and 61% of grades were at 5 – 9.

Priestnall is very much a part of the wider community and the partnership between students, staff and parents/carers is vital to the continued success of the school. We endeavour to provide students with the best possible opportunities to succeed and develop a love of learning that will last and that will support them as they take their next steps in life.

We have high expectations of all members of our school community, and we provide opportunities for students to engage with the wider life of the school and, importantly, to develop the qualities, attitudes and habits which will allow them to flourish. At Priestnall School, we place the professional development of staff at the very core of what we do.

Providing high quality learning opportunities – and removing any barriers – is at the centre of what we want to achieve for our students, and we remain committed to ensuring all our students can get the very best out of their time at Priestnall School.

About the Laurus Trust

The Laurus Trust is a highly successful and growing multi-academy trust in the North West of England, with Cheadle Hulme High School (CHHS), the founder school, at its centre. Our vision is for everyone regardless of background or circumstance to be inspired, to thrive in all environments, to recognise what it takes to succeed, to set aspirational goals and to work hard to achieve them.

All our Laurus Schools are hugely oversubscribed and have a reputation, both locally and further afield, for outstanding teaching and learning through the relentless pursuit of excellence and the determination to ensure that every child succeeds. It’s important to us as an employer that our staff feel that we care about them at work. 97% agree that we do!

At the Laurus Trust, it is not just about what we do but also about how we do it. We are seeking individuals who are able to demonstrate ourcore behaviours which set out the expectations we have of our staff.

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)
medical
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 Priestnall School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1272 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01615497000

School location

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