Assistant Head of Year

Assistant Head of Year Y9/10 – Non- teaching post
Grade 3, SCP 12, (£16,123 pro-rata)
37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year - Fixed Term for 12 months initially
Permanent position, subject to probationary period
Required from: January 2018

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 9/10 students under the guidance and direction of the Head of Year 9/10.

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.

The Year 9/10 tutor team will move up throughout the pastoral system which sees rotation between Y8 – Y11 with a fixed Y7 tutor team.

Level 3 qualifications and GCSE Maths 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. We are currently in the throes of having a new school built on our current site and plan to move in to our new state of the art school in 2020.

Other staff benefits include:

• Opportunity to work with a dedicated and committed team of professionals
• Child care voucher scheme
• Commitment to staff well-being & work life balance
• Ongoing Professional Development opportunities within the Trust
• LGPS Pension Scheme

For more information, visit our website at or contact Claire Ferguson, Assistant Headteacher, Onehouse Road, Stowmarket, IP14 1QR or email:

Completed applications should be emailed to Michele Miall, Headteacher's PA at by midday Wednesday 2nd January 2018 please.

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.

Closing date: midday, Wednesday, 2nd January 2019
Interview date: Wednesday 9th January 2019
Only applications submitted on the school's application form will be considered.

School website:
Staff category
Support Staff
Closing date
Wednesday 02 January 2019
School name
Stowmarket High School
Mr D Lee-Allan
DfE school no.
Stowmarket High School Onehouse Road Stowmarket Suffolk
IP14 1QR
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