Head of Year, Luton

Closing date:

Lealands High SchoolLuton

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020 (Or soon as possible thereafter)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: (TLR 2.2 - £4,653)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

(Ability to teach science, maths, technology, PE or media preferred)

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; preferably science, maths, PE, media or technology. 

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 partnership with Luton Futures and Lea Springs
  • Professional development programme and opportunities to study for a Masters degree
  • Staff benefits package
  • Close proximity to M1 junction 11A, Leagrave train station and Luton Airport


Interested applicants should visit the school website www.lealands.luton.sch.uk/recruitment for further details. All application s are made online via MyNewTerm link.

Visits from prospective applicants are welcome and can be arranged by contacting Mrs Goslin (Business Manager) on 01582 611600 or email recruitment@lealands.luton.sch.uk

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: Midday - Thursday 5th December 2019
Interviews will be held: w/c Monday 9th December 2019

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.

CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in schools



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. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1582 611600
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