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  • Start date details

    TBC

  • Closing date

    18 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    12 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time, full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

To be agreed

Head of Year job summary

Be part of our journey…

Since relaunching in September 2021 with a new name and a new ethos, Queen Elizabeth School is quickly establishing itself as a centre for excellence. We are on a mission to “empower our students to achieve academic excellence through aspiration and innovation”. With the support of a highly ambitious leadership team and surrounded by colleagues who are passionate about the whole student experience, and with our new sixth form, QE6 opening in September 2023, now is a fantastic time to join our forward thinking school.

Whatever their role in the school, all of our colleagues share a passion for learning and working with the next generation.

Situated on the Hertfordshire/Bedfordshire border and close to the market town of Hitchin, the school also benefits from being within 5 minutes drive of idyllic countryside locations, yet being 5 minutes from the M1 and London Luton Airport.

We are now looking to appoint a Head of Year with Teaching responsibilities to join our team. This is an essential role in the school to ensure that students’ welfare is prioritised and prevent barrier's to students’ achievement. .

Find out more about Queen Elizabeth School, from the voices of our school community here https://www.qesluton.co.uk/Choose-QES/.

We welcome visits from all prospective staff to Queen Elizabeth School.

To arrange a visit or book a telephone conversation to discuss the role further, please contact recruitment@qesluton.co.uk

Key Duties

To have responsibility for all student behaviours and attitudes to learning within the year group and to liaise directly with Deputy Headteacher behaviour and welfare where appropriate

To promote a positive ethos for learning through the high expectations of all student interactions; conduct, behaviour, attendance, punctuality, uniform, equipment, etc

To monitor student behaviour, attendance and punctuality and take remedial action as appropriate in conjunction with other key post holders

To contact parents to discuss student progress, behaviour, attendance and punctuality

To liaise with external agencies as appropriate to support a student’s needs

To chair form tutor meetings and ensure that behaviour, attendance, punctuality are not barriers to academic achievement.

To ensure the schools rewards policy is implemented consistently and to promote and celebrate student achievement in public on a regular basis


The successful candidate will

  • Share our values of ambition, integrity, determination and kindness

  • Hold an absolute commitment to exceptional standards

  • Be a consummate professional

  • Be a team player with an understanding that excellence can only be achieved by working together

QES staff all benefit from

  • Working in a state of the art building with outstanding IT, sporting and performance facilities

  • Excellent opportunities for progression- we will always seek to promote from within in the first instance

  • Outstanding professional development opportunities, both from our internal CPD programme and through our partnership organisations

  • Season ticket loan

  • Use of our on site fitness suite

  • Bike to Work Scheme

  • Opportunities to support extra curricular activities domestically and internationally

  • Ample staff parking and excellent transport links

  • Subsidised staff accommodation available


Start date: ASAP

Salary: Negotiable

Job Role: Permanent, Full-time, TTO & Training Days

Hours: Full time hours between 8.00am and 4.00pm

Recruitment Timeline:
Position advertised: 12th June 2024
Closing date for applications: Thursday 18th July 12:00pm
Final Shortlisting: To Be Confirmed
Interviews: To Be Confirmed

We reserve the right to interview and appoint a suitable candidate before the deadline date.


Safeguarding


Queen Elizabeth School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer.

The Department for Education (DfE) has set out statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ for schools and colleges on safeguarding.

Safeguarding is defined in paragraph 4 as: “Protecting children from maltreatment; preventing impairment of children’s health or development; ensuring that children grow up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care; and taking action to enable all children to have the best outcomes.”

The definition of 'children' includes everyone under the age of 18.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Queen Elizabeth School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1186 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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