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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    5 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Senior Head of Year job summary



MPS/UPS + TLR 2C £7,363.00

Leadership and Management;

Support other Heads of Year;

  • Provide leadership for the HoY team
  • Providing a consistent overview of decision making
  • Coaching and mentoring less experienced HoY
  • Acting as a conduit between KS3 HoY and the member of SLT with responsibility for this area

School-wide responsibilities:

  • Leading the Transition process from Year 6 into 7
  • Setting and overseeing the assembly rota
  • Supporting and providing leadership for the wider pastoral team

Supporting and providing leadership for the wider pastoral team

To have responsibility in areas relating to:

  • Supporting the organisation of events appropriate to the specific year, e.g. Parents’ Evening, Options Evening, Student induction, Tutorial programme, tutor interventions etc.
  • Monitoring the progress of students within the designated year group, analysing data drops to monitor where issues are arising and ensuring appropriate intervention is initiated
  • Leading year group activities and encouraging student participation. This will include the organisation of Year group assemblies and supporting with events/ competitions.
  • Ensuring recognition is given to students in the designated Year group who are to be rewarded for excellent conduct
  • Overseeing conduct data for a year group and liaise with form tutors and other appropriate staff to improve the attitude to learning and behaviours of students, as necessary
  • Monitoring of and following up concerns relating to attendance, punctuality, dress code within the Year group
  • Providing guidance and advice to the Form Tutors and ensure their obligations are fulfilled
  • Oversee Form Tutors for the year group and ensure high levels of communication
  • Oversee the Form Time programme to ensure that this is delivered to a high standard.
  • Work with the PD lead on the Form Time programme and the PD lessons.
  • Monitor progress of all students within the year group, with particular focus on PP and HPA students leading interventions as appropriate.

The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy should an effective number of applicants be received. Early applications are encouraged.

If you experience any issues whilst using MyNewTerm, then please do not hesitate to contact a member of the HR Team via email, hr@changinglives.education or T: 01946 820 356.

Changing Lives Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to screening including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and also past employment checks. We are an equal opportunities employer. References will be sought prior to interview.

Commitment to safeguarding

Queen Elizabeth Grammar School is committed to the safeguarding of all students and as part of the recruitment process we conduct enhanced checks into applicant’s background.

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About Queen Elizabeth Grammar School Penrith

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1040 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Queen Elizabeth Grammar School Penrith

A mixed selective academy

Roll: 1042 including 236 in the Sixth Form

Ofsted: Good in every category

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