Head of Year, Luton

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Lealands High SchoolLuton

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR 2.2 £4,440
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We seek to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Head of Year who is passionate about the pastoral and academic well-being of young people to join our vibrant and multicultural school. This post will involve teaching a National Curriculum Subject for part of the time.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an exceptional existing or aspiring pastoral leader to make a significant contribution to the leadership, management and organisation of a year group.

In this key role you will professionally lead, manage, develop, support and be accountable for a year team and students in order to ensure the highest possible standards of achievement, progress, personal development and well-being. You will be supported by a Pastoral Support Manager who will work with you to develop systems which actively raise student achievement and progress. 

Lealands provides a dynamic, friendly and vibrant environment where support, training and development for all staff is a priority. Our students and staff experience a supportive and caring atmosphere, along with high standards and expectations for success.

Benefits available:

● A generous relocation package

● Access to our sports equipment and facilities, including swimming pool and gym

● Opportunities for paid lunch duties

● Staff laptop with remote access to school systems

● Access to a wider community of schools through our partnerships with Luton Futures and Lea Springs

● Professional development programme and opportunities to study for a Masters degree

Interested applicants should visit the school website www.lealands.luton.sch.uk/recruitment or email – recruitment@lealands.luton.sch.uk for further details and for an application form.

Visits from prospective applicants are welcome and can be arranged by contacting Ms Buxton (Heads PA) on 01582 611600.

Applicants for this public-facing post will need to demonstrate the ability to converse and provide effective help or advice fluently in spoken English.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 20th May 2018

Interviews will be held: week commencing 21st May 2018

The school 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 appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS)

CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in school



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More about Lealands High School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Sundon Park Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU3 3AL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1582 611600
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Introduction to Lealands

Lealands High School is located on the northern edge of Luton, in Sundon Park, and caters for students from 11-16 years old. Our facilities, following a £17.5m investment in 2013, are fantastic and I would encourage you to vis...