MPS/UPS plus TLR 2a
Head of History
Start Date: September 2021
Contract Type: Full Time
Contract Term: Permanent
Salary: MPS/UPS plus TLR 2a
Lymm High School is a well-established, 11-18 school with over 1950 students (400 in the 6th form) and exceptional resources, including 28 acres of beautiful grounds, a swimming pool, leisure complex and our own residential centre in Anglesey. Rapid and sustained improvement in recent years led to a Progress 8 score of 0.56 in 2019, with 9-4 and 9-5 basics measures at 70% and 90% respectively. It is also a lovely place in which to work; in addition to our good fortune with our physical surroundings, staff are exceptionally positive, committed and supportive.
This is an exciting opportunity to lead a successful History department to even greater things at a very exciting time for our school. The team are enthusiastic and supportive, with a good balance of experience. Results in History are strong, in 2019 the GCSE grades were 35% 7+, 78% 4+ and a progress score of 0.5. Uptake at A-Level is good and results equally so, with 64% A*-B in 2019.
We are looking for a Head of History who is keenly interested in how young people learn, committed to high standards in teaching and learning and who can work well with colleagues in a supportive and successful school. Your level of experience is less important to us than your willingness to learn and your drive and determination to improve outcomes and provision for young people.
The successful candidate will be:
· an outstanding teacher of History
· someone with the highest expectations of what young people are capable of
· enthusiastic and passionate, with strong subject knowledge
· a committed and hardworking team member
Please see the linked documents or our website for further details. If, prior to submitting an application, you would like to see for yourself why we believe this is such a fabulous school in which to work, then do not hesitate to contact us to arrange a visit.
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this legal requirement.
The successful applicant's appointment will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment clearances including a Disclosure and Barring Service check (formally CRB). For further details and an application form please visit: www.lymmhigh.org.uk
Closing date for application: Friday 23rd April
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