“Rushey Mead is an outstanding school, of which the students are rightly proud”
“Every young person is treated as an individual and in this school every child does matter” Ofsted
The Mead Educational Trust (TMET) is a growing partnership of primary and secondary schools situated in the East Midlands. The Trust draws its educational excellence from the established track record of the high quality education provision of Rushey Mead Academy, the Trust's convertor academy.
TMET provides its academies access to a world-class education network and staff with an employer providing high quality professional development. We are committed to ensuring each academy enables every pupil to achieve the very best. We believe that together we make a positive difference.
Rushey Mead Academy is a thriving, oversubscribed, diverse and happy school with a long history of success. We have been rated by Ofsted as outstanding since 2007 and became one of the first Teaching Schools in 2011.
Assistant Head of Year
Job ref: ASHY21/22
Term Time, Permanent
LG Band 6, Points 15 - 18
Actual salary: £24,667 - £26,854 per annum
£26,182 - £28504 FTE
Closing date: Wednesday 12th May at 12am (midnight)
Starting Date: As soon as possible.
41 hours per week, Term Time (38 weeks per year) plus 3 Professional Learning Days
Monday to Thursday 8:00 to 16:30 (with ½ hour lunch)
Friday 8:00 to 15:30 (with ½ hour lunch)
2 hours per week worked on a flexible basis
Due to the promotion of two of the team to other schools in the Trust, we are looking to appoint two enthusiastic and self-motivated individuals with the passion of working with young people and getting the best from them no matter what the barriers. Your role will be to support the behaviour, learning and progress of all students in an assigned year group, liaising with staff, families and outside agencies as appropriate.
You will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to deal authoritatively and sensitively with young people experiencing barriers to achievement.
Consider joining our high achieving academy where:
• education is valued by students and families;
• we sweat the small stuff which in turn contributes to a calm learning environment;
• student behaviour and expectations are outstanding;
• there is a strong academic ethos;
• all students are valued and encouraged to reach their potential;
• students and staff are supported by outstanding behavioural and inclusion teams;
• professional Learning is a priority and time for this is integrated into the school day;
• strong, positive relationships are a strength of the school;
• all students, teachers, staff and parents share a common vision to "make a positive difference".
The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Disclosure check.
Should you have any queries regarding your application please contact HR at school.
If we have not contacted you within 4 weeks of the closing date, you may assume that your application has been unsuccessful
Rushey Mead Academy is committed to:
• safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment
• equal opportunities and equal value for staff and students, prevention of discrimination in its many forms
NO AGENCIES OR CV’s PLEASE
We are committed to keeping children and young people safe from harm and abuse and to promoting their welfare, and we expect that everyone who comes to work for us will share the same commitment. Fulfilling this responsibility includes making sure that our recruitment process includes a range of measures to identify those who may be unsuitable to work with children and young people.
In addition, all roles within the school/college are covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975, and are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. These posts may also be subject to further DBS re-checks at appropriate intervals. Further information about what the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 means for applicants is provided on the Application Form. Please note that having a criminal record is not an automatic bar from working with us: whether or not your criminal record has a bearing on the post you have applied for will be carefully considered as part of the recruitment process. This may involve a discussion with yourself about the circumstances and background to your offences