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Secondary School Head of Year

Job description

Due to a long-term absence, our client secondary located in Oldham wish to appoint a temporary head of year ASAP.

Applicants are required to have previous pastoral experience and experience working within secondary education (previous experience within a similar role will be advantageous).

  • Full time Head of Year position ASAP start
  • Covering long term temporary gap – ongoing for the foreseeable
  • Non-teaching role, responsible for pastoral
  • Pay negotiable with full confirmations TBC

This school is a large 11-16 academy school with an excellent reputation. This is a non-teaching based Head of Year post, where the successful applicant will hold a number of pastoral responsibilities for a year group including promoting the academic and social wellbeing of a year group of students, dealing with behaviour, liaising with parents and teaching staff about key issues and tracking students progress throughout.

Our client secondary is a modern, successful school with a mixed cohort, aged 11-16. The school is larger than most secondary schools with over 1300 pupils on roll, the large majority of those from local areas including Hollinwood and Hathershaw. The school serves a diverse catchment area with a number of students from minority ethnic backgrounds, adding to the community feel around school.

Located on the outskirts of Oldham, bordering Manchester, the school has excellent accessibility via the M60 ring road and has a nearby tram stop less than 5 minute walk away.

This position is ideal for any teachers looking for a non-teaching role, or someone with experience holding pastoral responsibilities in a secondary school. The school are keen to meet with interested parties ASAP so anyone interested is urged to apply by following the below info.  

For immediate consideration please send an updated CV highlighting your relevant experience via the link below or contact the Manchester Secondary Branch for further information.  

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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