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Head of Year (non-teaching)

Closing Date

6 June 2023

Job Descriptions and Role Profiles

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Head of Year (non-teaching)


37 hours x 42 weeks

NJC Grade F, points 21 - 25

Starting at £26,764 (pending pay award)

Tor Bridge High in Plymouth, rated Good in all aspects by Ofsted in November 2021, was described as a school where “Teachers’ high expectations of pupils means that work is well presented and completed to a high standard”, that “The school prides itself on learning free from disruption...........pupils enjoy school and say that they feel safe” and “Staff and pupils have strong relationships”. As well as this endorsement Tor Bridge High has been oversubscribed consistently for many years

This is an exciting opportunity for a non-teaching colleague who is keen to develop their skills through leading one of our year groups.

As Head of Year you will ensure that learning is disruption free in every lesson, every day, so that there is low absence and excellent punctuality within your year group, and that the students within your care demonstrate that they are Ready, Kind and Safe in all aspects of school life.

The successful candidate will communicate matters with a holistic overview relating to students’ academic performance with relevant colleagues, such as Assistant Headteachers, Curriculum Leaders and Class Teachers.

We are looking for candidates who are:

• keen to support young people to achieve their very best in all aspects of their education and willing to go the ‘extra mile’;

• excellent communicators able to present to students and adults;

• confident in dealing with a range of multi-agency professionals;

• efficient and effective administratively and in using ICT;

• looking for a leadership role to develop professionally.


• Minimum 5 GCSE Grade C or higher to include English Language, mathematics and Science.

• Post 16/Post 18 qualifications advantageous.

An information pack and application form are available from the school website For further details, or to arrange a visit, contact

Closing date: 9.00am on Tuesday 6th June 2023

Interview Date: week commencing 12th June 2023

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check. Checks will also be made with previous employers.

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