Woodmanstern Primary

Parent Pay Term Dates

Head of Year


We would like to appoint an excellent teacher to join our Middle Leaders focusing on monitoring and improving outcomes for a particular year group. You will be joining a team of other supportive Heads of Year to continue to develop Woodmansterne as a place where pupils can become the very best that they can be. Each year group has 150 pupils with a  teacher allocation of 18/26 and a non-teaching Pastoral Support Worker attached to each Key Stage. We are very proud of the high level of mutual respect and trust between our staff and pupils; our pupils are hardworking, well behaved, courteous and polite. 


Personal attributes

We are looking for a dedicated, caring and hardworking Head of Year with:

  • very high expectations of what each child can achieve;
  • a proven track record in raising pupil attainment;
  • knowledge and understanding of how to identify pastoral need and organise appropriate interventions;
  • an appreciation of the importance of communication between key stages on transition;
  • an understanding of how children learn and the complexities of this process;
  • the aspiration to work  with young people, colleagues and parents;
  • the ability to successfully lead a pastoral team of tutors and pastoral support staff, establishing effective working relationships and flexible working practices;
  • experience of following  direction and working in collaboration with colleagues, parents, pupils and the school community;
  • strong interpersonal skills;
  • a creative and innovative approach to school improvement;

Salary & Benefits

MPS/UPS (Inner London) plus TLR2b with leadership release time


Woodmansterne School & Sixth Form
Woodmansterne Road
Streatham Vale

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How to apply

 Please email your application to: recruitment@woodmansterne.london.        
Woodmansterne School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers or external agencies to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be asked to   apply for an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.  Further information can be found at www.gov.uk

Equal opportunities

Woodmansterne School is an equal opportunities employer and  particularly encourages applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic  candidates, as these groups are underrepresented throughout education nationally.