11 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS + TLR 2c - £7,847

What skills and experience we're looking for

Head of Year

MPS/UPS + TLR 2c - £7,847

Permanent Contract

Starting September 2024

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional Head of Year to join our hard working and supportive Pastoral Team at St Cuthbert Mayne

We are looking for a Head of Year who has an ambitious vision for their year group. They will be able to create a strong sense of belonging and have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the pastoral issues that impact on young people and the experience of supporting students effectively. They will be an effective communicator who builds strong relationships with their team of Tutors, the wider staff and also with students, their families and external partners. They will have a good understanding of the academic curriculum and promote good learning habits.

In addition to being a great leader, in the classroom they will be an excellent practitioner who is able to balance the demands of their pastoral leadership and teaching and learning responsibilities. The ability to teach English, Maths, Geography or Computer Science may be an advantage.

At St Cuthbert Mayne School we are committed to the professional development of all staff in school, regardless of their role. In addition to our own leadership and teaching professional development programmes, we work in partnership with Education South West, South West Institute for Teaching and other CPD providers such as Leading Schools South West to develop our staff, not because they aren’t good enough already but because we all know we can be even better.

If you believe you have the skills, experience and determination to make a difference to the lives of our students then we want to hear from you.

If you would like to discuss the role or visit the school before application please contact our Human Resources Officer - recruitment@stcm.torbay.sch.uk

Details about the post

Full details -Job Information Pack together with an application form can be found on our website: https://www.st-cuthbertmayne.co.uk/teaching-staff-vacancies/

Closing date: 10:00 am on Wednesday 24th April

Interview date: Wednesday 1st May

St Cuthbert Mayne School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service Check and references will be taken for all shortlisted candidates.

What the school offers its staff

Welcome from the Headteacher

Thank you for your interest in the advertised post of Head of Year at St Cuthbert Mayne School. This is a permanent, full time contract starting in September 2024.

We are looking for a Head of Year who has an ambitious vision for their year group. They will be able to create a strong sense of belonging and have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the pastoral issues that impact on young people and the experience of supporting students effectively. They will be an effective communicator who builds strong relationships with their team of Tutors, the wider staff and also with students, their families and external partners. They will have a good understanding of the academic curriculum and promote good learning habits.

In addition to being a great leader, in the classroom they will be an excellent practitioner who is able to balance the demands of their pastoral leadership and their teaching and learning responsibilities. The ability to teach English, Maths, Geography or Computer Science may be an advantage.

About our School

St Cuthbert Mayne School is a Joint Roman Catholic & Church of England School that welcomes all students from across Torbay and South Devon, regardless of their faith background. Our school community is made up of students and staff from Christian and non-Christian backgrounds, who are respectful of our Christian ethos.

There are currently over 1000 students on roll and the school is growing in size year on year. The teaching accommodation is of mixed age but well-resourced and maintained. Over recent years there has been some significant capital investment made to improve the school accommodation. The third and final project is due to be completed by the end of February 2024.

It is an exciting time to join us on our journey to provide an outstanding, inspirational and challenging education for all students. We have a relentless focus on ensuring that our children have access to an ambitious and engaging curriculum that equips them with the essential knowledge and skills they need so that they live life to the full both now and in the future. This will be a challenging but very rewarding post. The school is committed to developing all its staff through regular coaching and a wide range of professional development opportunities through the South West Institute for Teaching (SWIFT) . We also work in partnership with Education South West (ESW) as part of a family of schools, to educate children so they lead great lives. If you are passionate about transforming the lives of our students and believe you have the skills and experience to make a difference then we want to hear from you.

Commitment to safeguarding

St Cuthbert Mayne School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service Check and references will be taken for all shortlisted candidates.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@stcm.torbay.sch.uk

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About St Cuthbert Mayne School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic/Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1030 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

920 pupils enrolled

Arranging a visit to St Cuthbert Mayne School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@stcm.torbay.sch.uk.

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