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Meadowhead School

Meadowhead SchoolAcademy Trust

Head of Year

MPS / UPS plus TLR1b (£10,713 pa)

Full time, Permanent

Meadowhead School Academy Trust is looking to appoint a well-qualified, ambitious Head of Year who can demonstrate strong leadership and management of student progress and behaviour.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring outstanding pastoral support for our students, fostering a culture that enables all student to maximise their potential across the whole spectrum of school life.  This role will be instrumental in our determination to provide every student, regardless of their background, an excellent education and real choices in life.

The person we are looking for will have the ability to:

  • Foster a strong sense of school community, prioritising student welfare and safeguarding
  • Work collaboratively with teaching staff to promote good progress and learning
  • Establish positive working relationships with parents and carers and communicate regularly with them
  • Act as a positive role model to staff and students, communicating the highest expectations of behaviour, attendance and punctuality
  • Implement and reinforce the school’s behaviour policy and system of rewards and sanctions, promoting consistent, orderly behaviour and encouraging caring and respectful relationships

At Meadowhead School Academy Trust you will find:

  • students eager for success
  • supportive colleagues
  • a supportive and strong senior leadership team
  • excellent professional development and guidance


Staff benefits also include enrolment onto the enhanced package for Smart Clinic which provides occupational health and wellbeing support for all employees.

If you would like to join our school, where every person matters, please submit your application (further details below).  Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.  Please contact Joy Kelsey at: to arrange a visit.


Closing date for applications is:  Monday 17 April 2023 at 9.00am


Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people through its Health and Safety and Child Protection policies.  The interview process will include an assessment of your suitability to work with children and young people.  Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure.

Please be aware that under current DfE guidance we are required to carry out a search of your on-line profiles which are available to the public.

Please complete a Meadowhead School application form, available at the foot of this page. Application packs are also available from the school office. For further details about this post, job description and person specification, please open the documents at the foot of this page.


Completed application forms should be returned to the school marked for the attention of Ms J Kelsey  via email to: