MPS/UPS + TLR 1.1 Full Time
"Sir John Thursby Community College continues to be
a good school.Staff enjoy working at
The pupils that we
spoke to told us that they feel safe at school. They have good relationships with staff and they are well cared for. Senior
leaders are determined to make the school better for pupils and staff.” Ofsted January
At SJT we
value and care for all our staff and take staff well-being seriously. We take
staff’s work/life balance seriously and this is reflected in the fact that minimum
PPA any teacher receives is 20%. We are commitment to reduce marking and
As part of our journey to being ‘a truly great school’,
we are looking for a highly effective and motivated Head of Year to join our dynamic
and successful school in a middle leadership role.
We are seeking to appoint an outstanding teacher with the
responsibility of providing leadership for a year team and to be accountable
for securing a highly positive climate for learning in their year group. The
successful candidate will work pro-actively to ensure 100% of the students have
the highest expectations of themselves and others whilst valuing and
celebrating the achievements and talents of all.
role is a great opportunity for the right candidate to develop leadership
skills, to contribute to our work and to benefit from an excellent learning environment
where teachers are encouraged to progress their careers with us.
Pastoral team has an outstanding track record in supporting and challenging
students to be the very best they can. Each year group team comprises a Head of
Year supported by an Assistant Head of Year. A Head of Year is responsible for developing
a positive Climate for Learning and ensuring that all students in their year group
are known, valued and loved.
successful candidate will fully embrace our ethos of ‘Belong, Believe, Achieve’
whilst bringing fresh ideas that will build on current strengths and
- Excellent classroom practice and an ability to
engage all young people.
- A passion to make a difference to young people’s
lives through education
- The ability to motivate students of all
abilities to achieve their full potential.
- A clear understanding of strategies and
approaches that support the climate for learning through building positive
- A clear understanding of strategies to support
- A clear understanding of safeguarding in schools
- A clear understanding of how to analyse and use
information to raise achievement
- The ability to work and contribute as part of a
- Commitment, resilience, patience, hard work and
a good sense of humour.
- A drive to make things happen
details and application form are available from the college website or Lynsey
Clayton (on behalf of the Headteacher) as detailed below.
For application information please:
- download from the ‘vacancies’ section on the college website: www.sirjohnthursby.lancs.sch.uk
- or email email@example.com
- or telephone 01282
Send your completed Application form to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 9am Monday 3rd October 2022
Interviews: Wednesday 12th October
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of
children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be
required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment checks. Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.
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