Job Description

Head of Year

Reports to:  Assistant Principal

Start date: September 2023

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £35,368 – £45,876 (Ark MPS AM1 – AM6) + TLR 2A

Closing Date: 10th May 2023, 4pm

The Role:

An exciting opportunity as a Head of Year has arisen for a candidate of exceptional ability to join our dedicated leadership team. We are seeking someone to share our vision and lead with courage and determination. This is a unique opportunity to be part of showing what non-selective education can achieve for all pupils in our community.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • A passion to learn and develop your practice through regular CPD and feedback.
  • The ability to question and challenge the status quo and find new and progressive solutions to existing systems.
  • Strong experience teaching and achieving great results.
  • The ability to work in a way that promotes the safety and wellbeing of students and pupils.

About us:

We are a courageous, compassionate community – empowering excellence. We are a value lead organisation, being bold within every aspect of our lives at school.

We want all staff to thrive, modelling leadership and determination to the pupils and students within our rich and diverse academy, working together to fulfil our vision of creating a centre of excellence within our local community.

We empower our teams by valuing the individual and prioritising professional development. This is delivered through weekly CPD sessions, dedicated line management meetings and by encouraging staff to develop their own ideas and projects, within their departments and beyond.

Bolingbroke Academy is a uniquely exciting, fulfilling and innovative place to work, learn and grow.

How to apply:

To find out more, please visit Please submit your application by 10th May 2023, at 4pm.

For further information, technical queries regarding the application system or to arrange to discuss the role, please contact

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies. In order to meet this responsibility, its academies follow a rigorous selection process to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants.

Ark requires all employees to undertake an enhanced DBS check. You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar you from employment – this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred.


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