Head of Year.

Head of Year

Salary:    MPS/UPR + TLR2

Contract type:    Full Time

Contract term:    Permanent

Contact telephone:    01283 216837

Closing date:    Wednesday 5 April 2017

Start date:     1 September 2017


The Pingle School lies at the heart of the National Forest area and is a co-educational, foundation, comprehensive school for students aged 11-19 years. We benefit from a wide range of specialist facilities which include extensive provision for sports, a well-equipped performing arts centre, a learning support base, an autism resource centre and a purpose built Sixth Form centre.

Our aim is to work with parents, carers and families to prepare children for their adult lives in a rapidly changing world. We are a truly inclusive school and share the responsibility for creating a safe and pleasant place to work. We are proud of our efforts to educate and care for all of our students which are reflected in our mission statement ‘A place for everyone: RESPECT ENGAGE SUCCEED’.

We provide a broad and stimulating curriculum and set the highest standards of learning and behaviour. By doing so we encourage students to reach for these standards with confidence. We work to remove barriers to learning and achievement so all students can make rapid progress.

To be considered for this role you will need to be an enthusiastic and well qualified teacher with experience of pastoral care and accelerating progress.  The year group will be decided dependant on experience and skills.   The ability to offer English, Maths or Science would be an advantage.

Applicants would be expected to share the school’s high aspirations and expectations for all students and staff.  If you would like to discuss the role, or have any queries, please email Mrs M Hall, Deputy Headteacher, hallm3@pingle.derbyshire.sch.uk

To apply, applicants should complete the teacher application form which is available via the school’s website http://www.pingle.derbyshire.sch.uk/category/vacancies/

All postal applications are to be returned to Mrs V Sharples, Headteacher, The Pingle School, Coronation Street, Swadlincote, DE11 0QA quoting vacancy reference P26/HOY or email to personnel@pingle.derbyshire.sch.uk.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people.  The successful applicant will be required to demonstrate a commitment to the school’s Equal Opportunities policy and to undertake a criminal record check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.



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