Head of Year (Non-teaching)

Location
Worcester Sixth Form College Spetchley Road Worcester WR5 2LU
Salary
£29,452 - £31,353 per annum
Posted
13 Jun 2022
Closes
27 Jun 2022
Contact
Dee Booth
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time
Hours
Full-Time

Head of Year (Non-teaching)

37 hours per week: 8.30 am - 4.30 pm (one day 30 minutes less at the beginning or end of the day), 5 days a week with half an hour lunch break (unpaid), term time only plus two weeks.   

The post may require hours to be worked outside of normal hours. These hours will be agreed lieu time. 

Salary will be £29,452 - £31,353 based on the Sixth Form Colleges’ Support Staff Salary Spine points 19-21

We are looking for a Head of Year with excellent leadership skills to play a leading role in the work of the pastoral and safeguarding support teams at the College. Working as part of a team of three Heads of Year and seven Pastoral Tutors, Heads of Year play a key role in ensuring that the pastoral system achieves its goals. Heads of Year act as a point of support, advice and guidance for the team of Pastoral Tutors and deal with initial referrals from Pastoral Tutors for students with complex issues. They will support and promote equality and diversity, safeguarding and child protection awareness within the College; help to maintain and promote good discipline; help to develop a culture of mutual support; and share best practice within the lead tutor and personal tutor team.

Heads of Year also act as Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads (DDSLs) and will work with the Designated Safeguarding Lead and the wider safeguarding team.

Worcester Sixth Form College has over 1500 full-time 16-19 students and an excellent reputation for its results and extra-curricular provision. Rated Ofsted good in 2016; the College had the highest achievement rate of any sixth form college (4th highest nationally) in the last set of external results in 2019. The College is part of the Heart of Mercia Multi-Academy Trust (MAT), formed on 1 April 2019 and delivers post 16 education in Hereford, Stourbridge and Worcester. The MAT has an annual budget of £28m and serves the needs of 5,500 students across the region. 

The successful applicant must possess the knowledge, energy, resilience and enthusiasm for such an important role and have experience of managing pastoral and welfare related services, working with a range of client groups and a solutions-focussed approach.  A track record of working within a child protection/safeguarding context and liaison with multi-agencies to help safeguard young people and enable them to succeed at College is desirable. You will have experience of working with young people and successfully contributing to the success of a team.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all members of staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including two satisfactory references and a satisfactory enhanced criminal records with Barred List check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all members of staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including two satisfactory references and a satisfactory enhanced criminal records with Barred List check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Closing Date: Noon on Monday, 27th June

Start Date: 30th August 2022

PLEASE VISIT THE COLLEGE WEBSITE WWW.WSFC.AC.UK FOR FURTHER DETAILS AND TO COMPLETE AN APPLICATION FORM.  PLEASE DO NOT COMPLETE THE APPLICATION FOR WCC

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