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Jon Tait is an experienced senior leader and current deputy headteacher working in a large and diverse UK secondary school. As a classroom teacher, he has had experience of working in three different schools for over 15 years. His current responsibility areas include leading on teaching and learning, professional development, personal development, behaviour and welfare. Jon regularly presents at TeachMeets and teaching conferences in the UK and internationally, including New York, Ohio and Dubai. Follow Jon on Twitter: @teamtait.
Looking to develop your skills so you can be successful as a head of year? Striving to get into pastoral leadership as a middle leader? Then Succeeding as a Head of Year is the ultimate guide for you!
Adopting an easy-to-follow, chronological approach, Jon Tait takes you through everything you need to know to be an outstanding head of year, from applying for your first post to leading a team of form tutors, managing behaviour, working with parents and supporting specific year groups. With tips on finding the right post and sailing through the interview process and advice on day-to-day practice and challenges, this is the ideal compendium for navigating this role.
Written by an experienced pastoral leader and including 60-second vlogs and case studies with aspiring, current and former middle leaders, this book is filled with practical, honest and open guidance to help you succeed as a head of year.
Jon Tait's new book is brimming with useful ideas from start to finish. The book contains a wealth of advice and is of invaluable use to both new and experienced heads of year. As usual, Jon's knowledge, wisdom and passion for all things education shine through. A brilliant read.
If you are thinking of becoming, or are already, a head of year, then Succeeding as a Head of Year is a must-read. Jon Tait discusses his experiences and offers practical strategies that will guide you to become a successful head of year.
A great read. The writing is accessible and interesting, with a good mix of information and real-world examples. I read it in one sitting! If you're contemplating applying for a pastoral care role or just joining the profession, this book offers a realistic look at the nature of the job and how it differs from that of a classroom teacher.