Leicestershire, United Kingdom
About Lutterworth College
Formerly known as Lutterworth Grammar School, Lutterworth College is a larger-than-average secondary school. Founded in 1880, the College benefits from a long tradition of providing a high-quality education for the young people of the Lutterworth community and beyond.
Lutterworth College has changed age range as part of the reorganisation of Leicestershire secondary education. The College traditionally held the status of a 14-18 institution, commonly known in Leicestershire as an ‘Upper School’. In September 2015, we welcomed our first cohort of Year 7 students since the 1960s and became an 11-19 school. We now have students in all seven year groups, from Year 7 to 13, for the first time in our history.
Lutterworth College is a Church of England voluntary controlled school. We employ a Chaplain who takes an active role across the school, promoting our Christian ethos and supporting the holistic development of students.
We have a strong tradition of providing a broad and balanced curriculum supplemented by an extensive extra-curricular programme. We have a strong reputation locally for excellence in sports and the performing arts, and students participate in musicals and productions each year. Students can take the Duke of Edinburgh Award up to Gold level, and in the Sixth Form students can opt for the Extended Project Qualification to further their studies.
The past three years have seen the College achieve its best-ever GCSE and A Level results – both in terms of attainment and progress. But we know that there is much to do to continue this improvement. Appointing the best people is crucial to us.
We aim to recruit staff who:
- are excited by their role and by the prospect of working with young people;
- love the processes of teaching and learning and are keen to continually develop their own skills;
- recognise that teaching can be a demanding job and react positively to those demands;
- will subscribe to the ethos of the College and ‘go the extra mile’ to get the very best from our students;
- take every opportunity, in and out of the classroom, to talk to students, model expected behaviours and build positive relationships;
- are quick to praise and slow to criticise; and
- are not afraid to admit to seeing themselves as potential leaders of the future.
What we can offer you:
- a welcoming and supportive environment, with staff who work together, students who are eager to learn, and parents who offer support;
- continuing commitment to your professional development;
- the autonomy to teach in the ways that work for you; and
- pragmatic policies designed to secure a sensible work/life balance.