This is a fantastic opportunity to begin or continue your leadership journey in a well led, collaborative and supportive faculty. Little Ilford is a friendly, inclusive and oversubscribed school in Newham making a big difference to the lives of our diverse student community. Last October we moved into a brand new state-of-the-art building. We have a strong reputation and high expectations of both students and staff and consider this to be an exciting place to work and develop, where creativity and innovation are nurtured. Our targets for attainment and progress are challenging, but staff have the focus and determination to realise them for the benefit of our students. We really know our students, and focus on them as individuals. Pastoral systems are strong and we value a curriculum offer and activities that educate the whole child.
As a school we are absolutely committed to ensuring that all staff have access to comprehensive professional development and have developed an exciting and impactful programme designed to offer training that makes a real difference. We value a good home/work balance and do what we can to support our staff in this respect.
We are looking for a committed, enthusiastic and high calibre pastoral leader to join our energetic and dynamic team. You will lead a team of form tutors, ensuring that the quality of pastoral care is outstanding and that all students achieve their potential.
We will support and develop you to become an outstanding leader. We are an aspirational, reflective and creative learning community where all adults are learners who take risks in order to achieve excellent results for our students.
The successful candidate will have:
Qualified Teacher Status or high level youth work/counselling qualifications
Proven ability to raise attainment and improve the progress of young people.
Considerable experience of working pastorally with children including experience of safeguarding
A calm, decisive, unflustered and warm manner
An understanding of current educational issues
Experience of data analysis
Strong behaviour management skills
The ability to work as part of a team
The ability to relate to parents and other stakeholders
‘Little Ilford is an outstanding school’
‘Teaching over time is outstanding. Every individual counts and careful monitoring and intervention systems ensure all students achieve them ambitious targets’
To apply or obtain further information please see the vacancy section of our website www.littleilford.newham.sch.uk or contact Fahima Begum on 0208 928 3548 /email HR@littleilford.org
The closing date is 15th January 2018 at 9am
Interviews will be held week commencing 29th January 2018
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful candidates.
The School has a strong commitment to achieving equality of opportunity in both services to the community and the employment of people and expects all employees to understand and promote its policies in their work.
How to apply
Please apply online via the Little Ilford School website. For technical difficulties, please contact the Support Team. For further information about the role, please contact the school directly.