Head of Year, Secondary Phase

Reach Academy Feltham, Feltham, Middlesex


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £30,480 to £41,483

Job summary

The Role
We are seeking a teacher of any discipline to teach in the Secondary section of the school, and lead the pastoral care of one year group of pupils. The exceptional level of care will help drive support our pupils to make dramatic progress towards an A* at A-level and inculcate a healthy sense of physical and mental well-being. The successful candidate will be a caring, committed teacher with a proven track record of leading pupils to achieve outstanding results. They will share the school’s vision and the belief that all young people can achieve at high levels. There will be significant career progression available for the successful candidate

Key responsibilities
• Ensure that pupils in your year group are making appropriate progress in all subjects through close monitoring of data;
• Hold coaches to account in ensuring the well-being of pupils in your year group
• Take responsibility for planning and executing the end of year residential trip;
• Monitor culture and make adjustments where necessary;
• Collaborate closely with the Assistant Headteacher to ensure that teaching and learning is of an exceptional standard within your year group;
• Collaborate closely with the Inclusion team to ensure that all vulnerable and SEND pupils are happy, feel safe and are making excellent academic progress;
• Collaborate closely with parents to ensure that they are aware of their child’s progress, engaged in their development and supporting them in their vision for the future
• Align and uphold the Academy vision, standards of behaviour, discipline and exclusion policy;
• Deal effectively and sensitively with child protection issues.

• Undertake other various responsibilities as directed by the Academy Leadership Team; and
• Undertake the main professional duties of a teacher as set out in the Reach Academy pay and conditions of service document.

Essential educational requirements

Qualified to degree level and above;
Qualified to teach and work in the UK.

Essential qualifications

Qualified to teach and work in the UK.

Essential skills and experience

Experience of working with young people from challenging backgrounds and of continually improving the outcomes of pupils;
Be an aspiring senior leader or current senior leader;
Have a desire to work in a pioneering environment;
Be able to represent the school externally with parents and other stakeholders;
Be able to be adaptable in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment;
Be able to support teachers to improve rapidly through coaching and other support;
Be a highly effective classroom teacher; and
Possess qualities necessary to create strong relationships with colleagues, pupils and parents.

Employee benefits

Reach Academy Feltham is a small, all-through school that opened in September 2012. The school has quickly built an excellent reputation locally and nationally and last year moved into a stunning purpose-built home. In March 2014 it was the first all-through free school to be judged outstanding in all categories by Ofsted.
The school offers a range of unique benefits, including exceptional CPD, a range of growth opportunities and innovative benefits, including the opportunity to take term time holiday. It offers an opportunity to serve a high-need community and work alongside a supportive team who share a deep commitment to the school’s vision.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Free School
Education phase All Through
School size 878 pupils enrolled
Age range 4 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Reach Academy Feltham website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@reachacademy.org.uk

About Reach Academy Feltham

School location

53-55 High Street, Feltham, Middlesex, TW13 4AB