Recruitment

Head of Year (Non-Teaching)

Fixed-term for 12 months, potential Temp – Perm

  • 36.5 hours per week Full Time
  • NJC 26-28, FTE £30,451 – £32,234
  • Actual salary £26,625 – £28,832/YEAR
  • Start date: November 2021
                                                   Role: Head of Year (Non-Teaching)                                         
Contract- Fixed Term 12 months, Term Time Only                       
Pay Scale –  NJC Scale 26-28                         
FTE £30,451 – £32,234   (Actual £26,625 – £28,832)
Negotiable DOE                                                    
Required for November 2021 or sooner

Holyhead School is a heavily oversubscribed 11-19 Academy in Handsworth with over 1300 students on roll. The school was designated ‘Good‘ by Ofsted following a successful inspection in February 2020. Inspectors highlighted a number of key reasons for the school’s success including:

  • Teachers have high expectations of all students, regardless of their ability
  • Relationships are excellent and are built on respect and trust 
  • Students from many different backgrounds and cultures get on very well together 
  • Staff morale is high
  • GCSE results across a range of subjects are significantly better than those of similar schools, representing outstanding progress 
  • Students’ achievement in the Sixth Form is outstanding

We are looking for….

  • An efficient and enthusiastic individual with excellent communication skills  
  • An energetic practitioner able to deliver pre-planned lessons in a variety of subjects 
  • A person who is calm, caring, approachable, but firm 
  • A dedicated professional with a commitment to extracurricular activities that add value for students
  • A hard-working individual with high levels of literacy and numeracy 
  • Support students in their learning, and encourage positive attitudes and behaviour in and around school through the promotion of RRE values
  • Support students with social and emotional difficulties, making referrals to internal and external agencies as necessary
  • Encourage and develop positive parental relationships between Form Tutors, Staff and relevant agencies
  • Ensure high levels of punctuality and attendance at all times

We can offer….

  • Excellent students and staff who will enthuse and inspire the successful candidate
  • The opportunity to be part of a  highly innovative and successful school
  • A friendly and supportive working environment
  • A commitment to staff wellbeing 
  • A comprehensive induction programme and the opportunity to engage in further professional development
  • The opportunity to train as a teacher for the right candidate

If you feel that you could add value and have the necessary energy, enthusiasm and sense of humour to join us then please contact Mrs Nidhi Bains, Human Resources Manager on recruitment@holyheadschool.org.uk and ask for an application pack. Alternatively, the information can be downloaded from our website. Informal enquiries are most welcome. 

Please note applications are only accepted on the official Holyhead School job application form. 

Holyhead School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful candidates.

Closing date: Noon on 20th October 2021

Important Information:

** From 1st January 2022 Holyhead School will be joining the Central Region School Trust.

About Central Region Schools Trust

We are a group of schools with a strong and powerful relationship with The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (The RSA). The RSA has a strong history of supporting educational innovation, thinking and approaches, going back as far as the Nineteenth Century (https://www.thersa.org/about-us/education-history). Today we work together as a group of schools, working closely with the RSA, to ensure the best possible educational outcomes for young people in our schools, with examples of this work showcased on this website. We aim to ensure excellent test and examination results for our students, and ensure they are fully prepared for a happy and fulfilling life.