15 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    April / September 2024

  • Closing date

    8 March 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    5 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£36,051.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (Actual) TLR 2C

Head of Year job summary

We seek to appoint a Head of Year, who will ensure continued success for our students, working as part of a team to ensure the highest standards of academic progress of all students.

Reporting to the Vice Principal, the Head of Year will lead a team of Form Tutors by supporting and developing their roles in student development.

This vacancy is not subject specific, we welcome applications from teachers of a range of subjects.

Stoke High School – Ormiston Academy is a popular, inclusive secondary school with a strong community feel. We are a mixed, fully comprehensive school, serving the local area. We are committed to providing a first-class education to our students and ensuring that all students are challenged, stimulated and equipped for the complex demands of the future.

Our core values of ‘respect, inspire, achieve’ are key to our success in developing an ever-improving school. We value staff and students and have created a positive, forward thinking environment in which everyone can thrive. Our ambition is to be the best school in Ipswich and we invite you to join us on our journey to excellence.

Stoke High School – Ormiston Academy is rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted. The recent inspection report in March 2022 included the following comments:

“Pupils are proud to be part of Stoke High School’s vibrant, diverse community.”

“The strong ethos of respect continues into the classroom. Pupils listen carefully to their teachers. Learning is rarely disrupted.”

Stoke High School is part of Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT), one of the largest not-for-profit multi-academy trusts in England. OAT’s aim as a charity, alongside our schools, is to help provide local children with a great education. We educate over 30,000 pupils across five OAT regions in over 40 schools – currently 32 secondary schools, six primary schools, four alternative provision schools and one special school. We are one of the longest established trusts and have been sponsoring academies since 2009. Our mission is to become the Trust that makes the biggest difference, both inside and outside the classroom.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Karen Baldwin, Principal, on 01473 601252. To apply, please click on the following link, where you will also find a job description.

Due to the nature of this job, it will be necessary for the appropriate level of criminal record disclosure to be undertaken. It is essential you disclose whether you have any pending charges, convictions, bind-overs or cautions and, if so, for which offences. This post will be exempt from the provisions of Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders 1974 (Exemptions) (Amendments) Order 1986. Therefore, you are not entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are ‘spent’ under the provision of the Act. Any failure to disclose such convictions will result in dismissal or disciplinary action by the Authority.

Fluency in English

The post is covered by Part 7 of the immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

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About Stoke High School - Ormiston Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
742 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Welcome to Stoke High School. We are an inclusive comprehensive school which sits in the heart of our community and we are incredibly proud of our achievements.

Underlying everything we do is our belief in the value and importance of individuals: both students and staff. We want our young people to have confidence in their own abilities and to develop independence, initiative, resilience and be self-regulated learners – both inside and outside the classroom. We believe that our students have an entitlement to a first class education and we provide them with the opportunities they need to excel. We ensure all students are challenged, stimulated and equipped for the complex demands of the future. In return we expect them to work hard and respect and value others.

Our philosophy of focusing on delivering our core values of “respect, inspire, achieve” is key to our success in developing an ever improving school. We have a created a positive, forward thinking and supportive environment.

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