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Head of Year

Head of Year
36 hours per week, term time only
Permanent post to start September 2022
Grade G, SCP 23 £24,259 – SCP 28 £28,189 (actual salary)
(Full time equivalent: SCP 23 £28,226 - SCP 28 £32,798 per annum)
Closing date: 9.00am – Monday 15th August 2022

We are seeking to appoint a self-motivated, enthusiastic and energetic Head of Year to work within the school’s established and effective Pastoral Team and lead a cohort of 240 pupils.

Taking key responsibility for a whole year group, the Head of Year will promote the excellent behaviour, personal development, progress and welfare of all pupils so that they can realise their full potential.  The post-holder will have a visible presence as the lead figure for their allocated year group and will promote high expectations, high standards and a positive culture and ethos that praises and celebrates all aspects of pupil achievement. 

The position offers professional challenge and reward in equal measure and is an exciting opportunity for someone passionate about enabling all children to make the most of their education.  Hyde High School is a vibrant, busy, harmonious and supportive working environment where all staff and pupils are valued and encouraged to contribute.  The role requires resilience, flexibility and a proactive and enthusiastic promotion of a positive work ethic and team spirit.

5+ A*-C grades at GCSE (or equivalent) including English and maths essential.


How to apply

Please include within your application a supporting statement explaining how your experience and qualifications meet the person specification for this role.

Please note – CVs are NOT accepted.

Closing date: 9.00am on Monday 15th August 2022

Applications forms should be emailed to [email protected] 

For more information please click on the links below for the Job Description, Person Specification and Application Form.

 Job Description - Head of Year

Person Specification - Head of Year

Application Form



Hyde High School is committed to safeguarding and equal rights and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A copy of our Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy is available on our website.

The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

It is an offence to apply for the role if a person is barred from engaging in regulated activity with children.

For more information please see:

Tameside Council policy on the employment of ex-offenders         

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