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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    1 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    15 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£28,817 - £44,302 (pay award pending)

Additional allowances

+ TLR 2A £7,290

What skills and experience we're looking for

We require a motivated and enthusiastic Head of Year to join our team at The Victory Academy. The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of learning and pupil progress in their year group, monitoring and supporting students’ academic and social development, and promoting the highest standards of behaviour, conduct and attitudes.

The Head of Year will lead a team of Form Tutors by supporting and developing their roles in student development, and will oversee transition procedures for changing year. They will also manage the Pastoral Support Team for the year group.

The successful candidate will also be expected to liaise with the Headteacher, SLT and other Heads of Year and appropriate teaching staff, outside agencies and relevant staff with cross-academy responsibilities

What the school offers its staff

What our Trust will offer you:

  • TSAT pay scales above national pay scales.
  • Support from across the Trust to help you deliver outstanding teaching and learning through resources, mentoring and school visits.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities including our Early career, Middle and Senior Leadership programmes.
  • As an accredited Chartered Teacher organisation you can become a recognised Chartered Teacher.
  • Benefit from an internationally accredited pedagogy approach to thinking and learning, which has been proven to enhance classroom practice.
  • Membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme.
  • Reduced membership of a fully-equipped fitness suite and classes – located on the site of New Horizons Children’s Academy and Rochester Grammar School.
  • Focus on staff wellbeing, including 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme, free flu vaccination and eye care vouchers.
  • Free parking in our secure staff car park.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • TSTARS Staff Recognition Programme, including seasonal rewards for all staff.
  • Refer a Friend Scheme.

Further details about the role

It is our intention to apply a 6.5% pay increase to Teachers Pay Scale’s, once the 2023 pay offer is formally approved by the UK Parliament.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Applying for the job

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About The Victory Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1188 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

The Victory Academy is part of The Thinking Schools Academy Trust. We are a mixed Comprehensive School for students of all ability ranges, where everyone works and learns within its caring and supportive environment. Victory is a school for the local community, and we seek opportunities for students to develop as local citizens and serve and support our surrounding charities, industries and families. “The behaviour of pupils is good….Pupils are polite and show consideration for others” “Staff feel well supported…” Ofsted 2017 We are privileged to work in a stunning learning environment with excellent resources. One of our many strengths is having a strong programme of arts education, including a Platinum Artsmark award which is held by less than 1% of schools in England. We are focused on providing an education for all. Our belief is that each person is unique – every member of our community has gifts and talents that we seek to grow and channel. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum geared towards ensuring that our students will achieve their academic potential regardless of their starting points, and be dynamic members of society when they leave the Academy.

Arranging a visit to The Victory Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Kealy.Davidson@victoryacademy.tsat.uk.

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