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Curriculum Leader for Social Sciences

Lammas School and Sixth FormWaltham Forest

Lammas School is a secondary school with VI Form provision in Leyton, East London. We have been serving the community since we opened in September 2001 and are proud of the impact we are making on the lives of our young people. 

In these exceptional times we will do our best to show you the heart of Lammas so that you can get a sense of how well matched you may be to our professional community as a school and indeed as a Trust. Please look at our website (which is rather out-dated and in the process of a total re-build) and explore the Trust website as fully as you can ( You will see evidence of the shared life of the schools in the Trust in events such as the Science Symposium, the Arts Festival, the Sports Festival and Founders Day. 

 The Trust really is a family of schools which work closely together within and across phases and geographical hubs. So in joining Lammas you do have good relationships with local authority schools and projects but you also have a strong working relationship with your peers in the secondary school in North Warwickshire as well as day to day involvement with our two GST neighbour primaries, Willow Brook and Riverley, both outstanding and one a shining example of what a Griffin Great School looks and feels like. It is that journey to Griffin Great that informs our development planning. 

Ofsted validates our progress within a defined national framework: it emphatically does not set our agenda. Please read the attached Griffin Great descriptors very carefully because that is the culture and performance you will be helping us to build should you join us. Ofsted judged us ‘Good’ in 2017 but we know we are some way from Griffin Great. 

 Having researched sufficiently to decide to apply, please tell us in no more than 500 words in 11 point why you want to join Lammas School as a Curriculum Leader of Politics, Sociology and Health and Social Care Teacher.  

 Please include a full CV with the names and direct contact details of two referees and the completed Safer Recruitment form. We will contact your referees before shortlisting. We may also have a phone call with you. 

 Completed applications should be addressed to Mark Bland and sent to 

 The deadline for application is 27 September 2021

 If you would like a confidential exploratory call once you have done initial research into Lammas School and the Griffin Schools Trust, please email who will make an appointment. 


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