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Staff

A full staff list is available here in pdf format (updated Oct 2020).

Vacancies

Pastoral and Inclusion Support Officer

Posted on: 14 Apr 2021

Pastoral /Inclusions Support Co-ordinator
Start Date: September 2021
Contract Type: Permanent, 37 hours per week / 38 weeks per year
Salary: Grade 5 SP 16-20 (FTE 25,991- £29,577 / actual £21,495.57- £24,463.77 per annum)
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated, committed and enthusiastic pastoral/ inclusions
support co-ordinator to join the staff at this highly regarded 13-18 upper school.
You will support the Heads of Year in providing pastoral care for students and be the first port of call for
parents/carers. As a Pastoral/Inclusion Support Co-ordinator you will provide support in monitoring and
tracking all students in order to contribute to raising achievement, attendance and behaviour.
We’re looking for a talented individual to help foster a caring and supportive learning environment for our
young people. You will directly influence students in the school whose behaviour and/or attendance is a
barrier to learning. Your experience of pastoral care will place our learners’ welfare at the heart of the
school. You will be able to remain calm and professional when dealing with challenging situations and be
able to respond appropriately and promptly.
Scope of the role
To promote positive attendance, punctuality and behaviour across the school to ensure consistent
progress is made by all students.
To work closely with parents/carers and students to improve levels of attendance and behaviour.
To collate information on students with poor attendance and work with colleagues (including Heads of
Year) to identify improvement strategies that can be implemented.

Further information about County Upper can be found on our website,
http://www.burytrust.org/county/index.htm . For an informal discussion, please contact the school.
Closing date: 09:00am Monday 10th May 2021
Interviews: 17th May 2021
If you are a current employee of Unity Schools Partnership, please use the following link to apply
https://candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/132670INT
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable
adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks are required for
relevant posts.
Unity Schools Partnership – welcoming diversity.

Full details and applications can be found at https://candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/132670UTY

Closing date: 10/05/2021

Head of Computer Science

Posted on: 14 Apr 2021

Head of Computer Science
Start Date: September 2021
Contract Type: Full time, permanent
Salary: MPS-UPS+ TLR (£25,714- £41,604)
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a leader to join this highly regarded 13-18 upper school.
As the Head of Computer Science, you will lead this small but thriving department and will deliver
creative lessons that captivate and deepen student understanding of Computing and Computer Science.
You will contribute to the success of the subject by offering your subject knowledge and skills to support
students through their learning journey, from Year 9 through to Year 13.
You will be a positive, dynamic professional who has a genuine love for learning. You will be able to
deliver A Level Computer Science confidently, someone who can truly inspire and instil interest of the
subject in the students, encouraging and promoting further uptake of Computer Science. You will be a
STEAM role model to students and will play a big part in further raising the profile of the subject at
County Upper.
For an informal discussion, please contact the school.
Further information about County Upper can be found on our
website, http://www.burytrust.org/county/index.htm
Closing date: 09:00am, Tuesday 4th May 2021
Interviews: 10th May 2021
If you are a current employee of Unity Schools Partnership, please use the following link to
apply https://candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/132669INT
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and
vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks are
required for relevant posts.
Unity Schools Partnership – welcoming diversity.

Further details and applications at

https://candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/132669UTY

Closing date: 04/05/2021

Deputy Headteacher - 2 posts

Posted on: 14 Apr 2021

Deputy Headteacher
Location: Bury St Edmunds County Upper School, Suffolk
Job start: September 2021
2 Posts (1 Curriculum and 1 Pastoral)
This is an exciting opportunity to take County Upper school into its next era after an exceptional period of
providing outstanding education. We are looking to appoint two Deputy Headteachers responsible for
either curriculum or pastoral, to support a newly appointed (September 2021) Headteacher of Bury St
Edmunds Upper School.
We are inviting candidates who have the skills and experience to build on established success and
support staff, as they contribute and influence the school’s development. We want solutions-driven,
proactive and highly influential and effective leaders who are committed to whole school improvement.
This is an opportunity to be part of a newly developed senior leadership team to help shape the future of
County Upper School.
“The quality of teaching is outstanding. Teachers have very high expectations and students rise to the
challenge. No time is wasted and activities are imaginative, creative and enjoyable. Students’ behaviour
is excellent, both in lessons and around the school. They are excellent ambassadors for their school at
external events. Excellent relationships create a relaxed yet purposeful, happy atmosphere... The
curriculum is excellent and supports the outstanding spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of
the students well.” Ofsted, January 2019.
Since July 2020, the school has been part of Unity Schools Partnership, a trust committed to personal
growth and career development. The trust is a values’ driven organisation which is committed to
developing young people as successful learners, confident individuals and responsible citizens. If you
are ambitious and keen to work in a family of schools committed to these values, please consider
applying for the posts of Deputy Headteacher at Bury St Edmunds County Upper School.
Bury St Edmunds County Upper School is a co-educational academy school based in Suffolk for
students aged 13-18 and puts great emphasis on rigorous academic teaching, underpinned by a strong
pastoral system which provides a caring, disciplined and structured environment in which to work.
For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the school, please contact Nick Froy, Executive
Headteacher on nfroy@unitysp.co.uk or 07921 941530.
Your experience and skills should reflect the area of responsibility you are applying for, so please can
you make this clear on your application form.
If you are a current employee of Unity Schools Partnership, please use the following link to
apply https://candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/132264INT
Closing Date: 9.00am, 26 April 2021
Interviews: Tuesday 4 and Wednesday 5 May 2021
Unity Schools Partnership is committed to equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the
welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this
commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.
Unity Schools Partnership – welcoming diversity.

Further details and applications at https://candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/132264UTY

Closing date: 26/04/21