Head of Year – Greig City Academy, Haringey

Date posted: 2nd Feb 2024 Closing date: 18th Feb 2024 Borough: Haringey Position: Head of Year
Salary: Inner London Pay Scale and Additional Allowance AA1b, £11,403 per annum School: Greig City Academy

Greig City Academy LogoGreig City Academy

High Street, Hornsey, London, N8 7NU

Website     020 8609 0100

Head of Year

Required as soon as possible

Salary: Inner London Pay Scale and Additional Allowance AA1b £11,403 per annum

We are looking for an experienced, highly motivated, and hard-working professional to join our Pastoral Team. As Head of Year, you will be given responsibility for leading and managing the attendance and behaviour, as well as progress and achievement of a year group of up to 220 pupils.

You will need to be a good communicator able to build effective relationships with students, their parents/ carers and with staff. You will be committed to the well-being and achievement of all students, with good interpersonal skills and an attention to detail. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of raising the achievement and attainment of groups of pupils. The ability to motivate our most challenging students is essential.

The ideal candidate will be a well-qualified and enthusiastic professional with a relevant degree and a teaching qualification. They will be a dynamic and energetic practitioner with high expectations, passionate about their subject and committed to the highest standards of teaching and learning.

Interested candidates are encouraged to visit the school before making an application. 

Working at GCA

The successful candidate will be joining a tight-knit community; the turnover at GCA is consistently low and the well-being of our staff is important to us. We aim to support staff to achieve a sensible work-life balance.

Staff at the Academy collaborate and support each other by sharing good practice and taking a team approach with a focus on collective responsibility. Paul Sutton, our Principle, encourages teachers to have an impact beyond their subject and he is always available and happy to discuss ideas with you as to how this can be achieved. We have an impressive range of extra-curricular activities and most of our staff are involved in running at least one.

The personal development of all our staff is highly valued at GCA and we offer the opportunity to apply for our Learning Award of up to £2,400 per year for your continued professional development or other skills and talents. This is in addition to the school’s ongoing CPD programme. Other benefits staff can opt into include a cycle to work scheme and an interest-free annual season ticket loan.

Why not pay us a visit and find out more? Contact Vix Oxley by email at voxley@greigcityacademy.co.uk or by calling 020 8609 0100, and we will try to find a time that works best for you.

We are committed to the principle of equal opportunities; we welcome all applicants and value the diversity they bring.

Greig City Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we have safer recruitment procedures in place for the selection of staff. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check and additional pre-employment checks in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance. 

NOTE: It is an offence to apply for a role if the person is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. (Legislation.gov.uk – section 7(1)(a) of the SVGA 2006)

In line with KCSIE updates, as part of our due diligence checks on shortlisted candidates, references will be requested before interview and an online search will be conducted.

Job description here

To Apply: Please visit the vacancies page on the academy’s website here

Closing Date: The closing date for receiving completed application forms is 5pm on 18th February 2024. Interviews are likely to take place during the week commencing 19th February 2024. 

We reserve the right to close or extend the deadline for this position depending on application numbers, therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application at their earliest opporunity.