Leadership

“Leadership at all levels is exemplary.”

“The outstanding leadership of the Academy which is visionary, innovative and reflective.”  - SIAMS


Leadership exists at all levels within the school with both staff and students modelling these qualities each day. What follows below is a brief explanation of the Senior Leadership structure.

Senior Leadership Team 

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Headteacher: Values - Mr Daly

Overall responsibility for strategic planning and management of the organisation.  Leadership of the development of the ethos and values of the school, teaching and learning, communication and all aspects of school self-review.  Overall strategic leadership of both the Pathfinder Multi Academy Trust and Pathfinder Teaching School Alliance as well as coordination of all NLE support work and all other partnership work.  Part of the SLT Well-Being team.

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Deputy Head: Care, Support and Administration - Mr Furniss

Overall strategic responsibility for all aspects of Pastoral Care.  Responsible for whole school systems and structures including behaviour data, homework, punctuality, rewards and the VLE.  Responsibility for the coordination of all pastoral interventions and quality assurance processes as well as all aspects of Pupil Premium Support.  Overall strategic responsibility for whole school communication and the day to day organisation of the Academy.

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Deputy Head: Teaching & Learning and Student Progress - Miss McDermott

Overall strategic responsibility for student progress across KS3 and KS4.  Alongside the Curriculum Deputy responsibility for the work of department areas (curriculum development and innovation, self-evaluation and staff development) and line management of all EBacc subjects and RE.  Leadership of all aspects of Teaching & Learning including quality, innovation and development as well as responsibility for AGT, EAL, Literacy and Numeracy, Careers Guidance and Education.  Part of the SLT Well-Being team. Part of the SLT Well-Being team.

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Deputy Head: Curriculum, Assessment and Target Setting - Mr Green-Harding

Overall responsibility for curriculum design, development and timetable.  Oversight of student achievement including all aspects of assessment, reporting, target setting and quality assurance.  Alongside the Teaching & Learning Deputy overall responsibility for the work of department areas (curriculum development and innovation, self-evaluation and staff development) and line management of non EBacc subjects (predominantly GCSE and A-Level focused).  Overall strategic responsibility for the coordination of Curriculum Enrichment.

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Assistant Head: Pastoral Care, Inclusion and Transition - Mrs Sylph

Overall responsibility for the day to day management of all student conduct.  This includes care, welfare and behaviour.  Day to day management of the Heads of Year and Pastoral Support Workers as well as oversight of exclusions, admissions and representation at the Behaviour and Attendance Partnership.  Overall strategic responsibility for all aspects of Learning Support and oversight of all aspects of the Primary Transition programme.



 

Assistant Head: Director of Sixth Form - Miss De Lashley

Overall strategic responsibility for all aspects of Post 16 provision to further cement an outstanding national reputation at this time of great change.  This includes recruitment, marketing, transition, UCAS, examinations and care.  As Head of Year 13, direct responsibility for student achievement at the end of programmes of study.  Responsibility for the line management of the Sixth Form Pastoral team as well as the Head of Vocational Learning, BTEC Quality Nominee and Sixth Form Enrichment Coordinator.

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Assistant Head: School Community - Miss Wilde

Overall strategic responsibility for developing a coherent, balanced and progressive programme of staff induction and CPD provision, including individual CPD Pathways for all staff.  Responsibility for further developing relationships with primary schools in both our local cluster and East Riding and for enhancing student experience including student voice and volunteering.  Responsibility for the organisation of all aspects of Performance Management and supporting the deepening of Christian distinctiveness across school. Part of the SLT Well-Being team.

 

 Linked to the Senior Leadership Team

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Finance Director – Mr Duxbury

Responsibility for all aspects of Finances within the school and across the Pathfinder Multi Academy Trust and Teaching School.  This includes preparation and management of annual budgets, monthly monitoring, management of banking arrangements, liaison with auditors, preparation of the annual financial statements and ensuring best value for money.  Overall strategic organisation of bus routes and the line management of the Finance Team, School Manager and Human Resources Manager.

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School Manager – Mr Stone

Responsibility for the day to day management of the school.  Oversight and maintenance of all buildings and facilities and an ongoing cycle of improvements to the fabric of the building.  In liaison with the Deputy Head: Care, Support and Administration responsibility for the organisation of whole school and the day to day running of school bus routes.  Line management of the Site Management team, oversight of lettings and responsibility for all aspects of Health and Safety.

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Lay Chaplain – Mr Nihill

Working alongside the Headteacher to ensure that our Christian Values continue to be ’lived into being’.  Leadership of all elements of Chaplaincy including the strategic oversight of Collective Worship, the production of appropriate resources for Thought for the Day and the monitoring of all acts of Collective Worship.  Overall strategic responsibility for all aspects of the SIAMS process, the organisation of whole school events in the Christian calendar and for the further development of external communication, including the local press and Diocese.

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Safeguarding Officer – Mrs Stainsby

Responsibility for all aspects of Safeguarding and Child Protection in her role as the designated Child Protection Officer.  This includes liaison with external agencies and pastoral leaders to support vulnerable learners and ensure that all barriers to achievement are broken down.  Overall responsibility for all aspects of school attendance and working alongside the Deputy Head: Care, Support and Administration to maintain the outstanding behaviour and safety of all students.

 

Associate SLT: Operations and Events Support - Mr Gladstone

Working alongside the Deputy Head: Care, Support and Administration and the School Manager in the organisation and running of whole school events, collaborating and leading the relevant teams for each event.  To contribute to the running of the school on a day to day basis as required.

 

 

 

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