Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 07/03/2019 12:00
£29,909 – £32,233
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Closing date:
7 Mar
Further Information

Address – Allendale Road, Farringdon, Sunderland SR3 3EL
Tel: (0191) 917 1500 Email: enquiries@farringdonca.net
Web: www.farringdonschool.co.uk
Headteacher: Neal Holder Number on Roll: 780

Position: Head of House
Salary: POD Pt. 33-36 (£29,909 – £32,233) to be Pro-Rata Term Time Only (39 weeks)
Hours: Full time, 37 Hours per week - Contract: Permanent starting April 2019

Governors wish to appoint a suitably qualified person to the post of Head of House.

Farringdon Community Academy currently employs four full time Heads of House to coordinate the pastoral support programme for our students. This post will complete the Head of House team.

As Head of House you will lead and manage a team of tutors, in your House. The House system is one of vertical tutoring and you will work along side a Progress Leader and your Senior Leadership Team link. You will be responsible for the daily pastoral care of the year group, liaising with parents and Academy staff to ensure that all students within your care are valued and have the opportunity and support required to fulfil their academic and personal potential.

It is essential you understand the values and vision of the Academy and are able to model those values to our students. Our vision is: All students, irrespective of background, acquire the skills for life, take pride in what they do, who they are, and in their community, and become confident, respectable and upstanding citizens.

Our values are:
• Respect
• Resilience
• Endeavour
• High aspirations and attainment
• High standards and expectations.

The post will require skills of leadership and the ability to communicate with professionals at all levels within the Academy and Local Authority. Collaborative working is an essential requirement. Good information technology skills, strong administrative skills and the ability to work sensitively, enthusiastically, calmly and effectively under pressure are the key attributes required.

Please note that we do not accept CVs. Suitability to work with children will be checked with the Disclosing & Barring Service.

We encourage candidates to take a look at our website, therefore, all the application documents relating to the post are on www.farringdonschool.co.uk to the right-hand side of our home page you will see a box with our current vacancies on or at the top of the page under 'about us' click on vacancies.

Completed applications should be returned to andrea.parker@farringdonca.net or posted to: Farringdon Community Academy FAO Miss A. Parker, Allendale Road, Farringdon, Sunderland SR3 3EL. Please ensure adequate postage e.g. large stamp is used. Applications that arrive after the closing date will not go through to the shortlisting process.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Farringdon Community Academy safeguards and protects its students and staff by being committed to and respond in accordance with Sunderland Local Safeguarding Board Procedures.

Closing Date: 12 noon on Thursday 7th March 2019
Interviews: Friday 15th March 2019

Please note
This job is closed for applications.