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Head of Year 7 - Full-time

Herne Bay High School, Herne Bay

  • Ref:KCC886-5448-401T
  • Posted:28/03/2024
  • Pay:MPS/UPS & TLR2C
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:22/04/2024 at 16:00
  • Interviews:WC 29th April 2024


Herne Bay High School is seeking to appoint a Head of Year 7 to join our Lower School Pastoral Team. The Head of Year is responsible for the pastoral care of year 7, containing approximately 275 students. As well as being part of a large pastoral team they will work closely in collaboration with an experienced Year Manager. The pastoral element includes providing support and guidance to students, ensuring compliance with all school policies, liaising with parents and carers, and managing the day-to-day running of the year group. This role will be a fantastic opportunity for an experienced teacher looking to make the transition to leadership in the future.

Further details about Herne Bay High School can be found in our school website.

Should you be interested in this role, and would like some additional information, please contact Mrs K Eagle, k.eagle@hernebayhigh.org to further details.

Please submit a completed application to Mrs K Eagle, k.eagle@hernebayhigh.org to apply for this role.

The staff at Herne Bay High School are fully committed to safeguarding, the prevention of extremism and radicalisation; and promoting the welfare of children, if you are not as committed as we are please do not apply for this position.  Applicants must be willing to undergo comprehensive child protection screening including checks with past employers, the Disclosure & Barring Service and Barred List Checks.


Information about the school

Herne Bay High School is a large hugely successful Single Academy Trust that serves the Herne Bay coastal area of North Kent. We have a comprehensive intake and are significantly oversubscribed in all year groups and in June 2022 Ofsted rated the school good with an Outstanding 6th form provision. Whilst academic rigour and examination success is at the forefront of our development, we passionately believe that a broad, balanced approach to education is important and as such we place great emphasis on the Creative and Performing Arts, Technology, and Sport as a key part of a young person’s early educational journey. Herne Bay High School is also a champion of collaborative practice, with current memberships to the East Kent Learning Alliance (EKLA), East Kent Schools Together Network (EKST), and the Coastal Alliance Co-Operative Trust (CACOT). Due to continual growth, we are looking to recruit a passionate, enthusiastic and dedicated leader, who can contribute to the continued development of the school. All staff joining HBHS will benefit from • High quality personalised professional development • Fantastic career opportunities • Full programme of induction and support • Being part of a school that values it employees • Complimentary Benenden Health Care

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Kellyanne Eagle
  • Address:Bullockstone Road, Herne Bay, Kent, CT6 7NS
  • Telephone: (01227) 361221
  • Email: k.eagle@hernebayhigh.org

Fax: 01227 742481


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.