Vacancy: Head of Year

Head of Year

Required from September 2024
Salary: MPS or UPS (Fringe pay scale)

(£31,350 to £47,839) + TLR 1d £9,272

Come and visit the school and discover what Winston can do for your career.

At The Winston Churchill School, we believe that the strength and commitment will shape the future of our students. You will be empowered to lead with confidence.  Our staff team is looking to you, as a role model and to develop the department.

Ofsted, in November 2023, said: ‘This is an inclusive school, with high expectations for pupils’ conduct and achievement.

Do you have the creativity, imagination and passion to inspire our staff and students?

We empower our teachers as trusted professionals. You can be yourself, learn, and develop your unique teaching practice.

Do you aspire to lead a team of trusted, creative, and innovative professionals?

We take pride in our record of developing exceptional teachers and leaders. In recent years we have recruited and trained fourteen graduates who have become outstanding teachers within our school and beyond. Furthermore, nine middle leaders have successfully transitioned to senior leadership roles.

Do you want to lead and grow a dynamic team while advancing your own leadership journey?

Our well-resourced PE department has consistently achieved strong GCSE results, demonstrating year-on-year progress. The department is now poised to build on these outcomes and set the standard for excellence in PE across Surrey and Nationally.

Do you want to see if we really do what we say? Visit Winston.

Winston welcomes prospective candidates to visit the school. Seeing is believing, and we are confident that experiencing our school first-hand will help you determine if this is the right place for you to learn, lead, and develop.

Come and visit the school and discover what Winston can do for your career.

Applicants must ensure that they complete the school’s application form, including a statement of application for the post in relation to the job description and person specification, with 2 sides of A4 as a maximum

Applications must be posted or emailed to Mrs Z. Johnson-Walker, the Headteacher, on

Closing Date:    Friday 26th April 2024

Interview dates:  To be confirmed (this school reserves the right to interview promptly should a suitable candidate apply)

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to demonstrably share this commitment. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. Shortlisted applicants will be required to supply details of any unspent convictions and conditional cautions and any spent convictions and adult cautions that are not protected (i.e. that are not filtered out) as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended).

If you are appointed you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check