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Job details
Employer Lancaster Royal Grammar School
Location Lancaster
Salary MPS / UPS plus TLR 2b
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts January 2018

Lancaster Royal Grammar School 

Head of Religious Studies & Philosophy  

Closing Date: Noon on Friday 13th October 

Interview: Week commencing 16th October

Required for: January 2018 start  

Location: Lancaster, Lancashire 

Salary:  MPS / UPS dependant on appointed person plus TLR 2b 

Contract type: Full time  

Contract term: Permanent 

 ‘An outstanding school across all categories’ (Ofsted) 

We are seeking an outstanding and dynamic Head of Religious Studies & Philosophy who will play a key role in the leadership of this successful school. 

The successful candidate will lead by example, be an excellent and enthusiastic teacher and be confident they are able to deliver high quality lessons. The desire to share good practice with the team and a can-do attitude is essential.  The successful candidate should be passionate about religious education across all key stages, and above all, be an inspirational practitioner.   

This will be an exciting opportunity for someone with vision and enthusiasm to join our ambitious and high-achieving team. 

As one of the top grammar schools in the country, our students consistently attain a high level of academic achievement.  Around three-quarters of our A-level results are at A*, A or B grade and almost all of our leavers go on to university, many of them to the most competitive institutions, including 10-12% to Oxford and Cambridge. 

We are equally proud of our extensive extra curricular provision, the warmth of the relationships between pupils and staff, and of the quality of our pastoral care. 

LRGS is a state day and boarding school, with 1030 pupils between the ages of 11 and 18, including a vibrant Sixth Form of 350 students.  One of just 38 state boarding schools in the UK, around 180 of our pupils are boarders. 

LRGS is located in the attractive University City of Lancaster, which is approximately 2.5 hours from London by train and an hour from Manchester.  We are surrounded by the stunning landscapes of the Lake District, Morecambe Bay and the Yorkshire Dales.  

Please go directly to our website to find out more about this exciting opportunity.   

Alternatively you can contact:  

Mrs Kate Roberts

HR and Operations Administrator 

Lancaster Royal Grammar School  

East Road 


LA1 3EF 

Phone: 01524 580600 ext 203 


LRGS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share in this commitment.  

About the employer

Information about Lancaster Royal Grammar School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Boys
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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Locations and contacts

East Road
United Kingdom
+44 1524 847947