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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    3 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time, part time: full or Part-time considered

Contract type


Pay scale

M or UPS plus TLR £7847

Additional allowances

TLR2 £7847

What skills and experience we're looking for

Successful experience of a role providing advice, support and or counselling to young people

A track record that demonstrates establishing strong and respectful relationships with young people

Enthusiasm for, and enjoyment of teaching, and a passion for inclusive and engaging learning

Ability to work under pressure

Excellent knowledge of behaviour management skills and the ability to disseminate these

Commitment to working as part of a team, including the sharing of successful support strategies and work on cross year issues where required

Ability to form professional relationships with parents/carers through strong communication skills

Understanding of the systems for safeguarding young people and the causes of poor behaviour choices in young people

Ability to effectively support our most challenging students

A leader who is able to work effectively with other middle leaders and Senior Leadership Team in order to raise and maintain standards of welfare and behaviour, leading to progress and achievement

Ability and determination to ensure all aspects of the safeguarding policy and behaviour for learning policy are applied consistently by all staff within your Year group

Ability to promote and achieve an excellent ethos within a Year group for example through assemblies, Information evenings and Year group meetings

What the school offers its staff

  • A school community where we all support each other
  • Good school facilities including well equipped classrooms, sports and arts facilities
  • A commitment to strong extra-curricular provision and developing a love of learning and our cultural heritage for all students
  • A caring, professional and ambitious staff team
  • Students who strive to develop the qualities of being conscientious, considerate and co-operative
  • A commitment to the professional development of all staff and to using credible and relevant research to improve the quality of education at JMHS

Commitment to safeguarding

JMHS is committed to the protection and safety of its pupils and therefore all successful candidates will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check at Enhanced Level. Shortlisted candidates will be subject to an on-line Google search

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About John Masefield High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
893 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01531 631012

John Masefield High School is an all ability 11-18 school situated in the market town of Ledbury. We are an Academy with Specialist School Status for the Performing Arts.

Arranging a visit to John Masefield High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vacancies@jmhs.hereford.sch.uk.

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