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Head of Sixth Form

Sir John Lawes SchoolHertfordshire

Judged ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, Sir John Lawes School is a high performing secondary school, which has demonstrated a consistent record of improved standards at all levels over recent years. Key to this improvement has been a relentless focus on high standards of teaching and learning and a flexible and innovative curriculum enabling learners to follow individualised pathways to suit their abilities and aspirations. We know that recruiting and retaining the best possible staff underpins all our success and so we place great emphasis on CPD and support for staff at all levels.  Sir John Lawes has been a National Support School since 2009 and we also benefit from the many opportunities for collaborative work that come from our membership of the Scholars’ Education Trust.

We are looking to appoint a Head of Sixth Form who has the vision, energy and drive to take responsibility for the academic progress and pastoral welfare of our Year 12 and Year 13 students, alongside leading a team of committed form tutors. We have a very strong and established track record of academic achievement. The successful applicant will have a clear vision for Key Stage 5 success and the strategic leadership skills to be highly effective in supporting, developing and inspiring our learners. 

Our vision for our school is to produce responsible young people of whom we can all be proud and who are prepared to make a contribution to their local, national and global communities. If you feel that you have the qualities that this role requires and can meet our expectations, then we look forward to receiving your application! 

Diversity: The Scholars’ Education Trust is fully committed to the principles of equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion.  We want to attract and retain the very best staff in all areas of the trust, ensuring our staff body reflects the diversity of our students and local community.

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Further details and an application form are available from Shirley O’Donovan at, the school website or on 01727 734424. 

Closing date: Midday on 19th April 2021. 

Interview date: 27th April 2021. 

Scholars’ Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer. The trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service. 

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