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Assistant Head of Year

Stowmarket High School
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01 September 2021 10:00 AM
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  • £18,933 pro rata (£16,071 pa)
  • Maternity Cover
  • 37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

We are proud to have a strong, caring and hard-working pastoral team which makes significant contributions to students’ engagement in school. We are looking for a diligent, honest and hard-working colleague who will be committed to supporting our students to become the very best people that they can be.  The position involves working with Year 8 and 9 students under the guidance and direction of the Head of Year 8 and 9.

This will be a challenging but extremely rewarding position which often involves working closely with some of our most vulnerable and challenging students. We care passionately about our students as individuals, and support and encourage them to achieve success in all aspects of school life. If you have the patience and the stamina needed to make a difference to our students’ then we would love you to apply.

Level 3 qualifications and GCSE Mathematics and English (or equivalent) are essential. Experience of working with secondary age students is desirable.

Stowmarket High School is situated in picturesque mid Suffolk with excellent commuter links to Cambridge, Ipswich and Norwich. We are an inclusive 11 – 18 Academy and part of Waveney Valley Academies Trust. Construction of a new school is now complete on our current site and we have moved into our new state of the art school.   

Other staff benefits include:

  • opportunity to work with a dedicated and committed team of professionals
  • commitment to staff well-being & work life balance
  • ongoing Professional Development opportunities within the trust.

For more information, visit our website at: www.stowhigh.com

Visits to the school are welcome. To arrange a visit, please contact Michele Miall, Headteacher’s PA at: m.miall@stowhigh.com

Please see the related information section for application documents. Application forms should be submitted to Michele Miall, Headteacher’s PA at: m.miall@stowhigh.com  

Interview date: w/c 6 September 2021.

Stowmarket High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to have an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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