Head of Year - Bingley Grammar School

Secondary Schools
Bingley Grammar School
Head of Year
FTE £27,344 - £29,439


The successful candidate will lead either Y10 or Y8. They will provide a clear vision and will communicate to all members of their team, ensuring no student has barriers to achievement by promoting and maintaining high standards of conduct and engagement amongst students. You will be supported by a non-teaching Assistant Head of Year as well as mentored by one of our existing Heads of Year to ensure you have support in your day-to-day duties.

Your team will be line managed by an Associate Head teacher and supported by the Deputy Head teacher for Character and Culture. You will be able to draw on this support as well as ‘supervision’ to help you complete the job role to the best of your ability. There is also a wider team including attendance and well-being that you will work closely with.

These Two posts have been developed as we realise the importance of having dedicated non-teaching pastoral support, therefore always being on hand to support our students before, during and after the school day.

The role and responsibilities include:

  • Leading on the school’s agreed procedures in cases of safeguarding and/or child protection issues
  • Quality assuring tutors in discharging their duties effectively
  • Managing parents’ evenings, review days and other year group activities
  • Presenting lively, engaging and current assemblies that promote a sense of school community, values and respect.
  • Leading multi-agency approaches to secure student growth
  • Identifying using data; individuals and groups not making expected or better progress and intervene to impact alongside middle and senior leaders.
  • Working to actively support the drive for consistently good provision within learning times and assuming a role in the monitoring of the quality of provision during learning times
  • Supporting the implementation, promotion and monitoring of effective behaviour management strategies using the school’s agreed systems
  • Planning to impact on student conduct and engagement, planning for, and sourcing higher-level intervention.
  • Leading re-admission interviews, other parental interviews, case conferences etc.
  • Leading on the reduction of fixed term exclusions, internal exclusions and raising attendance

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • A good sense of humour, enthusiasm and a positive attitude
  • Relevant qualifications and/or experience in working with students who have emotional and behavioural difficulties
  • Previous experience of leading and motivating a team
  • A proactive approach with the ability to design and implement new processes/procedures
  • Excellent literacy and numeracy skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Strong ICT skills, SIMS proficiency and data analysis proficiency
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ability to build and form good relationships with students, parents/carers, colleagues and external agencies including Social Workers and the Police
  • Evidence of the impact in changing engagement for learning with challenging students
  • An understanding that this role is challenging but highly rewarding

Go to https://www.bingleygrammar.org/about/vacancies/ for more information.

Closing Date: 9am, 3rd January 2023

03 January 2023, 9:00 AM

Important Information

This vacancy is closed to applications.