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Head of Year

  • Organisation
  • The St Leonards Academy
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • St Leonards on Sea
  • Salary
  • £37,575 - £40,279
  • Closing date
  • 01/06/2024
  • Contract type
  • Fixed Term
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time
  • Hours
  • 32.5
  • Job type
  • Teaching and Leadership
  • Job reference
  • ACAD/TP/247314/40699
  • Job reference
  • ACAD/TP/247314/40699
  • Number of positions
  • 1
  • Location
  • St Leonards on Sea
  • Salary
  • £37,575 - £40,279
  • Closing date
  • 01/06/2024
  • Organisation
  • The St Leonards Academy
  • Contract type
  • Fixed Term
  • Work pattern
  • Full Time
  • Hours
  • 32.5
  • Job type
  • Teaching and Leadership

 

Hours of work: 32.5 Hours
Working pattern: Full-time
Fixed term: Until 31 August 2024

Closing date: Saturday 2 June 2024

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
St Leonards Academy
Edinburgh Road
St Leonards on Sea
East Sussex
TN38 8HH

Phone:    01424 448740
Email:     TSLA.HeadsPA@hasla.org.uk
Website: www.thestleonardsacademy.org.uk

Please note, we do not accept CVs.

Fixed Term Contract (until 31.08.25)

£37,575 per annum 

37 hours per week

Can you provide support and guidance to our students and their families?

We are seeking a strong pastoral leader to join our Heads of Year team, to be responsible for the care of young people within a specified year group.  If you have experience in working with young people and their families from a diverse range of backgrounds and are passionate about well-being and mental health, this is the role for you.  

The role

This is an important role securing a complementary service to teachers and other pastoral staff, addressing the needs of students that require support to overcome barriers that impact on their learning both inside and outside of school.

You will:

  • Be the safeguarding lead for a year group and ensure good communication between families, other professionals, and the school
  • Rigorously monitor the attendance and behaviour of the students to ensure a school-based action plan is in place to support the most vulnerable
  • Develop the social, emotional and academic wellbeing of students in collaboration with external agencies

The person

We are looking for a pastoral leader who is highly organised, resilient, and compassionate. To succeed in this role you will have:

  • Qualifications relating to mental health, wellbeing or child development
  • The ability to demonstrate knowledge of and competence against the 9 domains of the Professional Capability Framework at social work level
  • The ability to develop and establish effective, collaborative partnerships and networks to promote appropriate information sharing

Please refer to the job description and person specification for more information.

Additional Information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).

For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.