Assistant Head of Year

St Edmund's Catholic Academy
Wolverhampton, West Midlands
£25,991 - £28,672 (pro rata), Actual Salary £22,257- £24,553
18 Nov 2021
26 Nov 2021
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Contract Type
Full time temporary
Working Pattern
Term time

St Edmund’s Catholic Academy

Compton Park, Compton Road West, Wolverhampton WV3 9DU

Assistant Head of Year

£25,991 - £28,672 (pro rata)                                                                Job Ref: ES003

Actual Salary £22,257- £24,553                

37 Hours Per Week - Monday to Friday (Term Time only)

Maternity Leave Cover (with an opportunity for the role to become permanent for the right candidate)

Required for January 2022

This is a very exciting time to join St Edmund’s Catholic Academy. Our extremely popular school is situated in leafy Compton Park, adjacent to the Wolves Academy training grounds, with its wonderful open fields and sports facilities. 

Excellent behaviour and student progress for all are underpinned by our CARE values
(Calm-Aspirational-Respectful-Engaged) upheld by all who work or study at St Edmund’s.

Our community is wonderfully diverse, engaging and energetic. “A good school with an excellent sixth form” (Ofsted Nov 2019) we are at the forefront of both in-class and remote e-learning with a mission to ensure our students are all active citizens who will go on to do good in the world and make a difference. Our mission of “Love-Service-Forgiveness” underpins both formal teaching and the personal and spiritual development of our students.

We are seeking to appoint an Assistant Head of Year to provide a complimentary service to that given by teachers addressing the needs of students to help overcome barriers to learning that may be presented in our out of school. You will create and promote positive ways to increase levels of motivation, ownership and aspiration in order for Students to reach their full potential, with particular focus on vulnerable learners.

You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team that supports the physical, mental health and emotional wellbeing of students at St Edmund’s Catholic Academy.

This role will report to the Senior Assistant Head of Year/Team Leader and will also work closely with the Designated Safeguarding Lead, Heads of Year and wider Pastoral team.

St Edmund’s Catholic Academy is a wonderful and highly successful school where staff and students feel happy and safe and have a close working relationship. We have very high expectations of manners, behaviour and relationships and these expectations create an environment where all can achieve their ambitions and aspirations.  We are looking for the right person to make a positive impact upon the Academy community.

You will:

  • have experience in working with children, young people and families
  • have a professional and flexible attitude
  • be resilient, hard working and self-motivated
  • have the ability to engage and inspire young people and build excellent relationships
  • develop good relationships with staff, parents, carers and other professionals
  • contribute to the strong Catholic ethos of our Academies

We can offer:

  • a proactive and innovative school with a committed team and a strong Catholic ethos
  • a warm and welcoming atmosphere
  • a comprehensive programme of induction and departmental support. The wellbeing and professional development of all staff at St Edmund’s is our priority.

As part of our commitment to safeguarding, this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

We appreciate that you may not be able to visit us to see us in action during these   unprecedented times. However, we are happy to arrange a Google Meet or telephone call and to answer any questions you may have. You are welcome to contact Miss Alesha Dell, Senior Assistant Head of Year at the Academy on 01902 558888.

St Edmund’s is part of the St Francis and St Clare Catholic Multi Academy Company with 1076 on roll including 182 in the Sixth Form. You can find out more about the St Francis and St Clare Catholic Multi Academy Company at


To apply, visit and

e-mail completed application forms to or return by post to Mrs M Cutter, HR Officer, St Francis and St Clare Catholic MAC, Old Fallings Lane, Wolverhampton  WV10 8BL


Please note only completed CES forms will be accepted

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