Head of Year 10 – Chelsea Academy

Date posted: 28th Jun 2023 Closing date: 5th Jul 2023 Borough: Kensington Chelsea Position: Head of Year 10
Interview Date: 12th Jul 2023 Salary: NJC points 27-33 £35 294 - £40 150 pro rata per annum term time plus two weeks School: Chelsea Academy

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Chelsea Academy, Lots Rd, London SW10 0AB

Head of Year 10
Salary : NJC points 27-33 (£35 294 – £40 150 pro rata per annum)
term time plus two weeks
Start: September 2023

We are seeking to appoint an innovative, inspiring and well qualified Head of Year with excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, You will be committed to maintaining a consistently high standard of pastoral care and student wellbeing. We are looking for a confident and strategically minded individual initially to be responsible for the overall management and development of Year 10. The following year you will move to be Head of Year 8, moving up with this cohort each year, until they reach the end of Year 10.

This role is open to professionals that have pastoral experience in a school(s) but may not hold QTS. We would expect any unqualified teacher to have significant experience working in secondary education and this should be demonstrated through the application form and will be tested at interview. As part of this role you would be expected to supervise some cover lessons and be part of the On Call rota. We are currently graded outstanding by Ofsted and SIAMS. Outcomes at GCSE and A Level are excellent with strong progress. However, we are much more than a successful, academically focused school. We believe in educating the whole child and our Christian values of joy, perseverance, servant leadership, charity and forgiveness underpin everything we stand for. It is important that all of our staff, whether they are teachers or not, work closely with our young people and ensure that they are successful in all that they do. We are looking for staff who will always go the extra mile for our young people and believe that education happens both in and out of the classroom.

Chelsea Academy is a great place to work (we are one of the few schools in the country with Investors in People Gold, reaccredited in June 2020, as well as a Commitment Award from the London Healthy Workplace Charter), our staff are friendly and supportive and we offer a whole range of professional development opportunities no matter what stage you are at in your career. We offer internal and external training throughout the year, as your professional development is important to us.

We also offer:

  • Exceptional professional development and career progression
  • Positive working relationships at all levels (Investors in People Gold, June 2020)
  • An ambitious, dynamic and supportive Leadership Team
  • Private Medical Care Support Packages
  • Cycle Scheme and free cycle training courses from RBKC
  • Access to School Advisory Services for wellbeing & welfare
  • Place2Be Staff counselling and support services
  • Staff lunch is provided as part of ‘remote supervision’ expectations
  • Travel card loan scheme

How to apply
Please use the Quick Apply service on the TES. Sorry but we do not accept CVs. The deadline for applications is Wednesday 5th July 2023 Interviews will be held throughout the duration of the advert therefore early applications are encouraged. Chelsea Academy reserves the right to close the advert early if a suitable candidate is found. Interview dates are to be confirmed.
If you have any further questions about this post then please feel free to contact Anisha Yatally (HR Advisor) who will put you in contact with the relevant staff member.

Equal Opportunities and Safer Recruitment
Chelsea Academy is an inclusive employer. We welcome applications from suitable candidates no matter their gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, or disability, however, we do expect all our staff to note and follow our Christian ethos which is outlined on our website. Please note that Chelsea Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate must be able to satisfy successful references, an enhanced police / Security Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and right to work in the UK prior to starting employment with the Academy.

As part of our recruitment process we will also carry out an online search for information that is publicly available online. This will include social media accounts you may hold. This will only be carried out on shortlisted candidates and before the interview. This processing of data will be conducted under the legal basis of Article 6(e) public task in line with the guidance laid out in paragraph 221 of Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) 2022. Any data collected during this search will be retained in line with our retention schedule which is available on request.

If you want to work in a happy, purposeful inner city academy with a strong Christian ethos and commitment to helping every student go on to university or meaningful employment, then we would welcome your application.

Yours faithfully

Mariella Ardron