Head of Year- Secondary

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Academy, where putting students first is part of our fundamental culture. We strongly believe that positive outcomes for our students come from the professionalism, commitment and passion for excellence displayed by our staff.

Heads of Year are vital part of the way in which we support students in the pursuit of excellence at Bridgwater College Academy.

Salary - Qualified teacher pay scale + TLR2B £5,347 per annum.

A Teacher of Maths, Science or Computer Science would be an advantage but not essential.

Do please come to visit us and see what an exciting opportunity our Academy can offer to a teacher looking to be the best they can be and make a significant contribution to narrowing the gap in achievement and attainment for our students.

What we offer:

· Employee Rewards scheme. High Street discounts, Staff Wellbeing centre

· A Trust wide leadership competencies framework

· A professional leadership development coach

· A Trust wide staff wellbeing policy

· Personalised professional development supported by an exceptional team within the Academy and driven through The Continual Professional Growth Policy which replaces appraisal and pay progression

Please note, although we are ideally looking for a full-time colleague, we are open to discussing flexible working options.

Please use the application form supplied on our website. All applications must be completed; incomplete applications will not be considered. Please note we do not accept CVs.

Closing Date for applications: Midnight, Thursday 25th April 2024

We believe in hiring for potential and this means that we value individuals for the knowledge skills and experience that they have developed in every aspect of their lives.  If you don’t feel that you meet all of the criteria listed in the person specification, we would still encourage you to apply.

We care about our staff and provide a number of benefits in addition to salary including a positive and supportive working environment, employer pension contribution of at least 23%, generous annual leave entitlement for all-year round staff, on-site gyms, free parking, access to a retail discounts platform and Employee Assistance Programme.  Helping you achieve a good work life balance is important to us. Lots of our colleagues work flexibly including part time hours and/or job shares and we are happy to discuss these opportunities with you. 

We truly believe that diversity of thought, culture, background and perspective secure the best outcomes for our students.  We strive to build teams that represent our local communities and welcome applications from individuals who identify as members of an under-represented group and in particular individuals who identify as BAME, disabled or LGBT.  We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Bridgwater & Taunton College Trust is dedicated to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share its commitment.  Our mission is that all children achieve. A criminal disclosure check will be requested for any applicant who is offered a position.