This is an
exciting opportunity to lead a Year Group at St Aldhelm’s Academy. Dynamic,
forward thinking and absolutely committed to changing the lives of all young
people, we need a Head of Year who will share our inclusive and positive ethos
as our pupil numbers continue to rise. You will be a highly organised and
efficient teacher, with a proven ability to foster good relationships with
pupils and parents.
We are looking for a Head of Year who:
a passion for their subject and the ability to make their subject come alive
with inspirational and interactive lessons which challenge and support all
pupils to secure the best outcomes.
an excellent classroom practitioner with strong subject knowledge.
ambitious standards and has high expectations for all pupils ensuring that
there is a robust curriculum and assessment framework underpinned by a
strong extra-curricular provision.
a record of raising standards across key stages 3 and 4.
excellent organisational skills
- can drive forward strategic priorities and translate these into
professionalism consistent with the Trust’s values: aspirational,
collaborative, inclusive, innovative and responsible underpinned with a
high degree of emotional intelligence.
What we have to Offer:
A visible and approachable senior leadership
team and an enthusiastic and committed team of teachers and support staff.
A strong support network both within the
school and across Ambitions Academies Trust.
All staff are part of a professional learning
community in which evidence-informed CPD is designed to meet individual needs.
Strong potential for career progression.
A culture that respects work-life balance and
an ongoing commitment to wellbeing with a dedicated Wellbeing Champion.
An Employee Assistance Programme including in
the moment support and counselling sessions with an external provider.
AAT Staff benefits include free eye testing for
DSE users through Specsavers, free will writing through Dunham McCarthy
Solicitors and reduced price corporate gym membership through BH Live.
A competitive pension through Teachers’
Pensions or The Local Government Pension Scheme for support staff.
A thriving school community with extensive facilities
A creative and innovative culture keen to explore new
ways of working to meet fresh challenges and exploit opportunities.
Excellent personal career development - our culture is
to promote from within the Trust as much as possible.
Should you wish to arrange a visit or an informal
discussion regarding the role, please contact Charlene Crack; HR Academy Lead
Ambitions Academies Trust (AAT)
comprises schools from all sectors: mainstream (primary and secondary) and
special. AAT secures outstanding achievement and improved life chances of all
our pupils. All our Academies have high expectations as the focus of their
work. We are strongly committed to supporting colleagues in developing their
careers further and offering excellent CPD opportunities
Please submit your application as
soon as possible to avoid disappointment as AAT reserves the right to close
Please note we DO NOT accept applications
by CV and are unable to offer Visa Sponsorship.
Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Rigorous checks will be
made of the successful applicant’s background credentials, including enhanced
DBS checks and an online search
High Expectations lead to High Achievers
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