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Head of Religious Studies

Lymm High School, Lymm, Cheshire

Job details

Job role Leadership
Subject Religious education
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Teachers’ Main Pay Scale / Upper Pay Scale + TLR 2b

Job summary

Head of Religious Studies

Start Date: January 2021

Contract Type: Full Time

Contract Term: Permanent

Salary: Teachers’ Main Pay Scale / Upper Pay Scale + TLR 2b

Lymm High School is a 11-18 school with nearly 2000 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. A very good and well-established school already, we have made rapid progress in recent years and have no intention of resting on our laurels. The potential here is huge.

This is an exciting opportunity to lead an already successful and growing RS department to even greater things. The RS team are an integral part of our Humanities faculty, which is a large, very capable and positive team with an ideal blend of levels of experience. Teachers are especially supportive of one another. RS is a popular and rapidly growing subject, with numbers opting to take the subject at both KS4 and KS5 increasing significantly in recent years. Results in 2019 were particularly impressive with 39% 9-7 and 90% 9-4. We would be delighted to receive applications from both experienced subject leaders and those seeking their first leadership position.

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: Monday 19th October 9am

Interview Date: Thursday 22nd October Application forms should be returned to recruitment@lymmhigh.org.uk

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1891 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Lymm High School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@lymmhigh.org.uk

About Lymm High School

Lymm High School is a 11-18 school with nearly 1900 students (380 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. A very good and well-established school already, we have made rapid progress in recent years and have no intention of resting on our laurels. The potential here is immense and new staff will have a key role in our continued development.

School location

Oughtrington Lane, Lymm, Cheshire, WA13 0RB

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