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Assistant Head of Year

Location: Nottingham, NG15

Salary: £24,000 – £26,500

Days: Monday to Friday, Term Time Only

Hours: 8:00am – 4:00pm

Start Date: September 2024

Contract: Fixed Term until End of Summer Term 2025 – with potential to go permanent

Benefits: Opportunity for Permanent Employment | Weekly CPD Sessions | Daily Rate Paid to Salary Scale | Excellent Transport Links

Post Objective: Provide pastoral support across a multitude of areas for students within a year group & to act as a point of contact for all pastoral communication for parents/carers and outside agencies.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Provide support and advice to students in line with promoting their social care and personal development with respect to learning and health and safety.
  • Provide general student support in terms of their health and mental well-being.
  • Liaise with external agencies on behalf of the Year team.
  • Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection and all aspects of safeguarding children.
  • Attend case conferences as directed.
  • To be the first point of reference for staff referrals regarding behaviour issues.
  • Collect and collate statements relating to incidents, following up directly when appropriate.
  • Respond to and take steps to resolve relationship issues between students.
  • Issue, collect and follow up report cards for identified students.
  • Monitor levels of bullying and implement policies and strategies to combat it.
  • Produce reports on levels of incidents dealt with and other issues relevant to the post.
  • Follow up attendance matters by contacting and/or meeting with parents and conducting end of term attendance home visits.
  • Implement strategies to improve attendance of students including implementation and monitoring of agreed attendance sanctions.
  • Use behaviour and attendance data to devise, implement and monitor individual or group action plans for students when required.
  • Issue, collect and follow up report cards for identified students.
  • Be the first point of contact for parents, being responsible for and dealing with issues when appropriate and referring to other staff for action.
  • Ensure contact is made to parents whenever incidents are dealt with – e.g., bullying, racial incident files.
  • Produce appropriate records of incidents dealt with e.g., bullying, racial incident files
  • Arrange for work to be set and collected for exclusion, reflections, and other student absence.
  • Arrange parental appointments including those with Heads of Year or SLT as appropriate.
  • Organise the admission of students into the year group in liaison with the Head of Year.
  • Organise Year Assemblies and assist in the management of all other school assemblies and presentations.
  • Work with other leaders within pastoral management to ensure that a cohesive approach is adopted in respect of managing “whole” development of students across all key stages.

If you feel you would be the right fit for this role, then please apply through submitting your CV. If you are a successful applicant, you will be contacted by Adam Crofts to arrange the next steps in the progression of your application.

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