are seeking to appoint an outstanding Year Manager at this successful and
over-subscribed secondary school in north Leeds, graded 'Good' by Ofsted.
successful candidate will have high aspirations for all students and will
share our commitment to further raising achievement across the 11-18 age
Thoresby is a good and improving comprehensive school serving a vibrant local
community. 'Morale in the school is high and there is a culture of high
expectations which is supported by all staff' (Ofsted).
Year Manager team are responsible for student welfare, behaviour and
attendance. As a team, they monitor the progress of individual students by
challenging and motivating them to reach their full potential.
this role, you will provide information and advice to students, families and
staff to facilitate positive choices about learning, progress and futures
successful candidate will champion restorative practice, which is at the very
core of our climate-for-learning and embedded within our school systems. The
mission statement is communicated and upheld across the staff team. We
believe strongly in driving forward our commitment to nurturing an
environment in which our students feel safe and are enabled to build positive
relationships with all staff, so that learning can be valued and cultivated.
This is an exciting time to be joining Ralph Thoresby School. We
are proud to be a successful, truly comprehensive school serving a diverse
local community. RTS is a fantastic environment in which to work and study. Our
innovative curriculum is implemented by a talented and cohesive group of staff.
The calm and purposeful atmosphere around school is underpinned by an emphasis
on restorative practice and a clear focus on staff and student well-being.
The school has repeatedly been judged good by Ofsted and we have a
strong record of academic achievement, whilst ensuring that all students are
well supported. Students make good progress here because, ‘the working
atmosphere in classrooms is positive’ and ‘pupils take pride in their work’
The School is a mixed community school with over 1,000 students on
role. Approximately 30% of our students come from ethnic minority backgrounds
and we have a resource provision for physically impaired students which really
adds to the positive and harmonious atmosphere around school. Our superb,
modern school building further enhances the atmosphere and supports students’
learning. ‘This is a school where staff and pupils celebrate diversity and
promote values of tolerance, mutual respect and care for others’ (Ofsted).
Our school motto is ‘ambition and achievement for all’. We firmly
believe in giving all students the opportunity to achieve their very best
regardless of the circumstances in which they find themselves. We also have a
strong emphasis on staff well-being with a professional staff coach, a staff
well-being committee and a range of well attended social, sporting and fun
activities. Our staff are proud to be at RTS and the team spirit is second to
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post requires Enhanced Disclosure (DBS).
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