Head of Year x2

Corby Technical School, Corby, Northamptonshire

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Job details

Subject Other
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 2 to Upper pay range 3, £26,298 to £40,490

Job summary

Working in a school the quality of teaching always comes first. The successful candidate will be a member of teaching staff who secures consistently excellent outcomes for students. No particular teaching specialism is sought as we are expanding our team due to an increased PAN for September 2020. The post holder will have a highly attentive approach that meets the academic and pastoral needs of all students in the year group. Leading the strategic vision, collaborating and managing other staff effectively, are key aspects of the role along with the following:

• supporting students with all aspects of student progress, curriculum entitlement and pastoral wellbeing including academic intervention which facilitates progress.
• leading on the year group assembly and tutor time programme, and other stakeholder activity such as the student council.
• dealing effectively with staff, parents and outside agencies and lead a team of tutors and year group decisively and by example on a day-to-day basis and at school events.

Essential educational requirements

Qualified teacher status
Good honours graduate
Commitment to personal/professional development

Essential qualifications

Qualified teacher status
Good honours graduate
Commitment to personal/professional development

Essential skills and experience

You will be responsible for ensuring outstanding academic and pastoral support our students; fostering a culture that inspires all students to achieve. The leadership of a year group includes managing tutors and students to ensure rigorous behaviour systems are sustained and students are making solid academic progress by:
• Supporting students with all aspects of student progress, curriculum entitlement and pastoral wellbeing including academic intervention which facilitates progress.
• leading on the year group assembly and tutor time programme, and other stakeholder activity such as the student council.
• dealing effectively with staff, parents and outside agencies and lead a team of tutors and year group decisively and by example on a day-to-day basis and at school events.It is critical that the post holder will be a highly successful and experienced teacher in their subject specialism who is able to enthuse, motivate and inspire children, generating a love for learning.

Employee benefits

• A fixed 8 week term structure allows for five standardised terms meaning that learning can be structured and delivered with consistency. Holidays also fall outside ‘normal’ term structures allowing for inexpensive travel opportunities.
• As part of the Brooke Weston Trust opportunities for staff development and career progression go beyond the school walls; fostering talent is a key aspect of our culture.
• Within the Trust we have a dedicated Teaching School and all staff regularly attend professional development sessions either as participants or facilitators. The Teaching School has forged partnerships with professionals across the Trust, ranging from primary through to higher education providers. This partnership and expertise across the educational spectrum, allows the Teaching School to offer fantastic opportunities for our staff.
• All staff receive free meals (breakfast and lunch) and are able to participate in a Car Salary Sacrifice Scheme

School overview

School type Free School
Education phase Secondary
School size 564 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Corby Technical School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@corbytechnicalschool.org

School location

Cottingham Road, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 1TD