3 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    19 April 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    19 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
L10 - 13

Job summary

We are looking to appoint a Head of Sixth Form who has the vision, energy and drive to take responsibility for the academic progress and pastoral welfare of our Year 12 and Year 13 students, alongside leading a team of committed form tutors. We have a very strong and established track record of academic achievement. The successful applicant will have a clear vision for Key Stage 5 success and the strategic leadership skills to be highly effective in supporting, developing and inspiring our learners.

Our vision for our school is to produce responsible young people of whom we can all be proud and who are prepared to make a contribution to their local, national and global communities. If you feel that you have the qualities that this role requires and can meet our expectations, then we look forward to receiving your application!

Diversity: The Scholars’ Education Trust is fully committed to the principles of equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion. We want to attract and retain the very best staff in all areas of the trust, ensuring our staff body reflects the diversity of our students and local community.

Applying for the job

Please complete the teaching staff application form and submit with a cover letter, addressed to the Head, which sets out your reason for applying and what skills and experience you can bring to the role.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1329 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
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About Sir John Lawes School

Judged ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, Sir John Lawes School is a high performing secondary school, which has demonstrated a consistent record of improved standards at all levels over recent years. Key to this improvement has been a relentless focus on high standards of teaching and learning and a flexible and innovative curriculum enabling learners to follow individualised pathways to suit their abilities and aspirations. We know that recruiting and retaining the best possible staff underpins all our success and so we place great emphasis on CPD and support for staff at all levels. Sir John Lawes has been a National Support School since 2009 and we also benefit from the many opportunities for collaborative work that come from our membership of the Scholars’ Education Trust.

Arranging a visit to Sir John Lawes School

Visits may be arranged by contacting the school directly and asking for the Head's PA.

School location

Manland Way, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 4QP

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