Head of Year - Sixth Form

Stationers' Crown Woods Academy, London, SE9 2PT

7 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    23 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 May 2022

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MPS/UPS commensurate with experience + Inner London Allowance

Head of Year - Sixth Form job summary

Please note that interviews may be conducted on a rolling basis with the view of a successful appointment being made before 31st May 2022.​​​​​​​

About the role: Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy has a truly exciting and rare opportunity for a talented practitioner to join us in the role of Head of Year - Sixth Form. We are seeking an individual who is looking to use their energy and vision to make a real impact, contributing to and driving our school to achieve over and above its successes to date. This is a great opportunity within a group of highly successful and collaborative academies to lead the personal and academic development of our students and contribute to a much wider community of schools. Opportunities like this are rare, so use this chance to join our truly fantastic school and ensure students are fully prepared for their future destinations.

This role would suit an existing pastoral leader or middle leader who has a proven record as a highly effective teacher. You will have held positions of responsibility that have made a tangible difference to your own school/academy and must be able to offer the knowledge, skills and understanding to co-develop and implement a truly outstanding and aspirational curriculum for our sixth form students.

You’ll be looking to develop a long-term career within one of the most successful multi-academy trusts. We welcome applications from secondary practitioners with experience in leadership within KS4 or KS5 and have experience of curriculum design and implementation.

Our successful candidate will:

Demonstrate that the safeguarding of our students is a natural part of their core daily business
Have a relentless drive and desire to continuously improve their Department and significantly contribute to SCWA’s growth
Be a fellow guardian of staff well-being across and beyond their Department
Bring to life both our Vision and our annual LAT Academy Performance Agreement
Deliver the core elements of the role working collaboratively with the Vice Principal
Be an authentic member of the Sixth Form Team one that engenders the respect of others
Be able to act in a selfless and collegiate manner particularly in relation to carrying out actions that benefit the academy
Have the capacity to make the very best decisions for the good of the whole academy
Bring healthy alternative, well thought through views to the Senior Leadership Team
We wish to hear from you if you really want to change our education world and are:

Currently an exceptional teacher, pastoral or middle leader ready for the next step in your career
A resilient, energetic and ambitious school leader, with a track record of success
A motivational and inspirational leader with the highest expectations of staff and students
Clear potential to take up further leadership posts in the future
Confident and able to communicate a clear vision for your phase
Able to develop students to reach their full potential regardless of background or circumstance
Approachable and keen to work with staff across the academy and Trust to ensure wide success
Able to establish and develop excellent relationships with the community and other stakeholders
An effective coach of all staff within the academy and able to be an effective public ambassador for SCWA and LAT
Someone who values bespoke professional and personal development
This is a full time, permanent role offering MPS/UPS and TLR commensurate with experience

Do you know a great teacher who would like to hear about opportunities with Leigh Academies Trust? If so, make a referral today for the chance to receive £300 as a 'thank you'. Simply complete the referral form by clicking here. T&C's apply.

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About Stationers' Crown Woods Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1638 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2021, our Trust comprises 31 geographically organised academies (15 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider. Click here to view our future plans in our Vision 2025 document.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Click here to view the range of benefits available to all LAT staff.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

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