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Quality of Education Lead

Salary £32,189 — £49,274 plus £5,000 ARA (Academy Qualified Teachers Scale plus Academy Responsibility Allowance)

Position Available: September 2024

Closing Date: Monday 4th March 2024

We are seeking an outstanding teacher and developing leader to join our aspirational academies as a Quality of Education Leader (Year Group Lead). Teachers with subject specialisms in Science, English, Mathematics, Humanities or Music are desirable for this role.

The appointed Quality of Education Lead will be able to demonstrate impact in a position of responsibility, or the potential to achieve this, and have an enthusiasm that will inspire our students to outstanding outcomes. The Quality of Education Leader is responsible for supporting the Senior Leadership team on a day-to-day basis in relation to supporting assessment, out of hours learning and intervention strategies which support student progress for the year group.

The Quality of Education lead will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following key areas;

  • Leading a cohort of students. This involves giving a clear vision and direction to work, identifying key areas for improvement including behaviour, uniform and attendance. Liaising with parents as appropriate.
  • To manage both the people and resources associated with their year group.
  • Directly leading, coordinating and performance managing staff and resources within assessment point processes
  • Accountability for the progress and attainment of students on intervention pathways
  • To monitor the quality of learning experienced by the year group, liaising with heads of department and offering support and guidance where necessary.
  • To have an overview of the range of barriers to learning that impacting on student progress, with reference to behaviour for learning, in and out of the classroom.
  • To promote the ethos of the school through leading high-quality assemblies and student briefings.
  • To monitor out of hours learning platforms

Our academy operates across two sites, less than 1 mile apart. The Lower Academy specialises in the teaching of our Key Stage 3 students, whilst The Upper Academy specialises in teaching Key Stage 4 and 5. The appointed candidate will begin their BA career the site that best matches their skill set. 

The Academies provide staff with the most appropriate and effective support to ensure that their professional development needs are fully met and that there is a high level of challenge in the opportunities they are offered.  We have a weekly CPD programme for all and a very strong record of developing staff.  We have an excellent track record of providing promotion and responsibility opportunities to staff that aspire to leadership.

Pupils say that everyone is valued here and treated with respect. Pupils appreciate the guidance and support that the school gives them to be the best they can be.  Ofsted 2023

If you can engage, motivate and challenge students to make exceptional progress, then please download and complete our application form and return it to our Recruitment Coordinator, Dani Silk- 

The Basildon Academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to DBS and health checks.

We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications or are able to fill the position faster than originally anticipated.