Head of Learning (non-teaching) - Newton Abbot College (Ivy Education Trust)
- Multiple Locations
- Full Time
- Scale 5 Point 16-22: £25,136 per annum (£26,357 - £29,439 FTE)
Required from September 2023 (but could be earlier).
We are seeking to appoint a non-teaching Head of Learning to join our experienced and growing Head of Learning team, who provide pastoral support and care to our students, as well as a culture of high expectations and academic challenge. The post holder will be a passionate, proactive and positive individual, who is patient, resilient and student-focused.
The successful candidate will:
• Be passionate about helping students to achieve their very best.
• Be committed to the vision and values of the college.
• Have experience of working with young people and understand the challenges they face.
• Have a sense of humour and ability to establish strong relationships very quickly.
• Be kind, patient and flexible in their approach and a strong communicator.
• Be organised and proactive in their work and a collaborative and trustworthy team player.
• Be a positive and professional role model, demonstrating high expectations at all times, to all staff and students.
If you think you can make a difference to our students and relish the idea of joining our successful, supportive and highly motivated team then we want to hear from you!
Newton Abbot College is an over-subscribed secondary school with a growing Sixth Form that is situated in the heart of Newton Abbot, Devon. Our mission is to support, challenge and inspire every individual to be better than they ever dreamt they could be. To achieve this staff and students share the same set of values and drivers that underpin an ethos of traditional values and incredibly high expectations and a culture of high-quality teaching supported by exceptional pastoral care. Staff wellbeing and professional development are always a priority and we work hard to look after our staff and provide them with opportunities to develop their practice and, if they wish, further their careers. There is a very strong sense of community and team at Newton Abbot College; everybody looks out for one another and everybody is proud of their role; as together we grow our college from strength to strength.
Newton Abbot College (“Good” OFSTED April 2019) is part of the Ivy Learning Trust. We have exceptional expectations of our students and staff, and we welcome applicants who share our commitment to place student learning at the centre of everything we do. The Ivy Learning Trust is an inspiring place to work with staff who are dedicated to increasing opportunities, maximising outcomes and improving the life chances of all pupils. We prioritise nurturing and developing the talent of our staff; our induction programme is excellent, and all staff are involved in an innovative CPD programme. All Ivy Learning Trust schools form a wider family with a vision of inspiring excellence through collaboration.
The Ivy Education Trust works closely with all schools within the Trust and beyond. The Ivy Education Trust celebrates the diversity of each of its schools and is founded upon the alignment of vision and values that we all commonly hold to secure the best outcomes for our pupils.
The Ivy Education Trust is committed to providing a broad, balanced and ambitious curriculum in all its schools so all children and young people develop the character and qualifications needed to open doors to their future success. A strong focus on developing and providing inspirational teaching and leadership in all schools, through school-to-school improvement, ensures outstanding progress and educational enjoyment for all members of the partnership’s community.
The unique character of each school is celebrated and nurtured to ensure choice and variety in educational provision. The Trust is determined that all children should be able to attend a good or better school regardless of where they live.
Our mission is to improve life chances for every child and young person we serve, through broadening their opportunities and enabling them to reach their full potential. We support and all members of our learning community to dream big, aim high, and achieve more than they ever thought was possible. If you share these visions and aspirations, then we very much welcome your application for this post.
If you have any questions about the role, then please email Rebecca Blackshaw, Deputy Headteacher-Culture, Attitudes & Welfare on email@example.com.
Application forms and further information are available from our website, Ivy Education Trust or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Completed application forms should be sent to email@example.com by 9am on the closing date. Interviews will take place once applications have been shortlisted.
Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date; applicants are therefore encouraged to apply early.
- OrganisationOther Organisations
- Work LocationTeignbridgeDevon
- Work Postcode
- Occupational GroupEducation Support
- Salary Details
Scale 5 Point 16-22: £25,136 per annum (£26,357 - £29,439 FTE)
- Job TermPermanent
- Appointment TypeFull Time
40 hours per week, 40 weeks per year
- Closing Date
- DBS Check Required