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Curriculum Leader for Humanities

Lammas School and Sixth FormWaltham Forest

Curriculum Leader for Humanities

Salary MPR1 to UPR3, to start September 2021 plus TLR1B (Outer London)

Lammas School and Sixth Form is recruiting for a Curriculum Leader for the Humanities department to inspire the next generation of Historians and Geographers. We would like to hear from you if you can share your enthusiasm for the subject, your knowledge and your skills with our students and staff. Ours is an outstanding Humanities Department, and we pride ourselves on our offer, both in and out of the classroom. You will enjoy being part of a friendly and supportive team committed to making a real difference to the lives of our young people. 

At our school we are passionate about educating young people through rich extra-curriculum, expertly taught.  As proud members of the Griffin Schools Trust, we base our philosophy on the shared pillars of Proud Traditions, Wide Horizons and High Achievement. We are committed to challenging educational and social disadvantage and aim to instil our students the ability to think critically and creatively. The Griffin Schools Trust is also committed to supporting colleagues to achieve swift career progression offering a range of opportunities and experiences across the thirteen Trust schools.

This role would suit an expert in their field - we are looking for someone with the capacity for creativity and the belief that regardless of background, every child can achieve at least national norms. 

Lammas School 

Lammas School is a thriving and highly regarded community school with Sixth Form provision, located within walking distance of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, and set on the edge of Hackney Marshes. We are closely partnered with two outstanding Primary Schools, Willow Brook and Riverley. The staff team is supportive and balanced with well-established colleagues working alongside Teach First trainees, NQTs and those at all stages of their careers. 

Our curriculum offer is broad, and we are intently focused not only on achieving academic excellence, but also widening the horizons of the community we serve via the arts, sports and an enviable co-curricular offer. 

We engage in a wide variety of Proud Traditions and experiences that serve to enthuse and energise our educational offer. These include the yearly Griffin Science Symposium, The Griffin Sports Festival, The Griffin Arts Festival and Founders Day, all opportunities to engage in higher level experiences and strengthen community. 

How to Apply

Include a full CV with the names and contact details of two referees and send it along with your supporting statement of no more than two sides of A4 and addressed to Mark Bland  at jahmet@thelammas.com telling us about your experience in contributing to schools high performance and your personal educational vision. 

The deadline for applications is 12noon on Wednesday 19th May 2021 with interviews on Monday 24th May 2021.

We warmly welcome applicants who wish to visit us in advance of making an application. Please contact Joy Ahmet (PA to Head).

We look forward to hearing from you.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.




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