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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    19 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    31 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subjects

Economics, Languages, Mathematics, Science

Working pattern

Full time: Full time - term time only.

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Main Scale, London Fringe

Additional allowances

TLR 2b

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are offering an exciting opportunity for an excellent practitioner to take on a significant leadership role within the thriving Sixth Form of our outstanding selective school. The successful candidate will work as part of an experienced and supportive Sixth Form leadership team and support the work of a large team of tutors. The role may represent a development opportunity for colleagues who have not taken on a post of responsibility before, although some Sixth Form pastoral experience would be desirable. Whatever the background experience of the successful applicant, appropriate training, support and mentoring will be provided to enable them to carry out the role effectively.

Applicants should note that as role involves a substantial teaching timetable, the successful candidate will need to be able to able to offer one of the following subjects to be considered for the role:

  • Modern Foreign Languages (French and German) with the ability to teach either French or German to A Level and the other language to Key-Stage 3 being essential.
  • Mathematics, with the ability to teach able students to A Level being essential and the ability to teach Further Mathematics A Level, advantageous.
  • Economics, with the ability to teach to A Level being essential.
  • Science, with the ability to teach Physics to at least GCSE essential.

What the school offers its staff

Langley Grammar School is a co-educational 11-18 selective school with academy status, located within easy reach of Langley station and the M4.The school was inspected by Ofsted in November 2021, and was graded outstanding in all categories. We have approximately 1240 students, over 330 of whom are in the Sixth Form. The school is heavily over-subscribed and draws students from a wide geographical area and range of backgrounds. Alongside promoting excellent academic outcomes, our school ethos supports students to become confident and well rounded, independent and creative, responsible and caring. Our students are capable, hardworking and a delight to teach. We are a National Teaching School with a record of nationally recognised innovative practice, and an Apple Distinguished School in recognition of our leading-edge use of technology for learning. In recent years major building programmes have included the construction of excellent sports facilities, a distinctive Sixth Form Centre and new classrooms, workshops, laboratories, ICT suites and staff accommodation. In February 2020 we took possession of our new teaching block and the current building programme was completed in autumn 2021. We enjoy fantastic new teaching spaces and communal areas.

Further details about the role

Information packs and application forms are available on request from the school, or can be downloaded from the school website at www.lgs.slough.sch.uk.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, online checks and with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Applications should be returned by midday on Wednesday 19th April 2023 to Mrs Dionne Cheyne, Head’s PA at vacancies@lgs.slough.sch.uk. Interviews will be held thereafter. We reserve the right to interview promising candidates prior to the closing date.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, online checks and with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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About Langley Grammar School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1265 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
+441753598300

We are an innovative and forward-thinking 11-18 state funded selective school in east Berkshire. As a school we are committed to developing our students into well-rounded, confident and successful young men and women. Our students have excellent attitudes to learning and consistently achieve outstanding examination outcomes.

We have a dedicated and well-qualified body of staff who are innovative, enthusiastic and committed to our school ethos. We welcome applications from teachers who are excellent practitioners and who can contribute more widely to our programme for students' personal development.

Arranging a visit to Langley Grammar School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vacancies@lgs.slough.sch.uk.

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