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South Suffolk Learning Trust

Year Leader - Colchester Academy

Full Time

Allowance: TLR 2A - £6,611

Required for January 2020

Culture, Character, Commitment, Currency

Colchester Academy is a thriving secondary school, looking for a passionate, enthusiastic and driven Head of Year to join its dedicated team. The ability to teach English as a first subject would be advantageous, but other subjects will be considered.  This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to help continue to raise standards across the school and to drive the Academy further on its already successful journey.

Colchester Academy is a secondary school located in the heart of Colchester, Essex, and recently graded ‘GOOD’ by OFSTED (2018). This is an incredibly exciting time in our journey, as we have just joined a local Academy Chain, South Suffolk Learning Trust (SSLT).

We are looking to appoint someone intent upon driving up standards, delivering excellent teaching and inspiring the same in others, and helping lead the school towards excellence.

This is an exciting opportunity to work within Colchester Academy, a school committed to excellence in everything we do. 

This role provides excellent opportunities for career progression and advancement. Colchester Academy is committed to Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and training, and the culture is one of equality and fairness built on relationships developed out of mutual trust and respect.

To apply for this position an application form must be completed in full.  Please also enclose a covering letter outlining your suitability for the post and the skills you will bring to the post.

If you have any questions or would like to visit the Academy, please contact Michelle Robinson, 01206 878878.

Job Description

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Guidance notes

Closing date:  Monday 14th October 2019 – 9am

Interview date: w/c 21st October 2019

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Colchester Academy is an Equal Opportunities Employer