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  • Closing date

    12 October 2023 at 8am

  • Date listed

    8 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Physical Education (PE)

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Main/Upper Pay Scale, TLR 2C.

Head of Year (Teacher of Dance/Teacher of PE) job summary

This is an exciting opportunity for a Head of Year to join our successful, dynamic and friendly team.  The ideal candidate would be a Teacher of Dance or a Teacher of PE with the ability to teach Dance to GCSE level.


The Head of Year provides excellent leadership, both academically and pastorally, to support our students in achieving their highest potential.  They will support the leadership team in securing the best outcomes for students and improve the success of the school, whilst promoting high standards of student conduct.


We are a successful and high-achieving upper school based in a unique location, in the heart of rural Bedfordshire, with excellent transport links.  We are situated neat to M1 junction 12 and within walking distance to a train station, with routes to London and the Midlands.


What makes Harlington Upper School special is the real sense of community that you can see and sense as you walk around the school. Each individual child is important to us, and our expectation is that all our students will develop and grow as young people as they make their journey as part of our community. The quality of teaching is strong, and our staff are talented, caring and dedicated.

Commitment to safeguarding

Safer Recruitment: Harlington Upper School is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts working with children will be subject to the disclosure of criminal records, and identification documents will be required as evidence of identity and right to work in the UK.

Online checks will be completed in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education.

We do not accept CVs or applications from agencies.

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About Harlington Upper School

School type
Academy, ages 13 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1209 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 18

Based in a unique location, in the heart of rural Bedfordshire, with excellent transport links, we are situated one mile from M1 Junction 12, and within walking distance to a train station with routes to London and the Midlands.

Harlington Upper School is a very special place. We are a high attaining, academic school with outcomes at GCSE and A Level that consistently top the Bedfordshire league tables. We embrace an approach to teaching and learning that combines innovation with established best practice, and equip our young people with the skills, knowledge and qualifications they need to progress successfully beyond their school years.

We believe that every child, no matter their starting point, can succeed if challenged and inspired appropriately, and alongside our academic curriculum, we provide outstanding extracurricular opportunities, enrichment and personal development to provide a truly rounded education for all our young people.

Our expectation that our students are ambitious, altruistic and accountable, ensures that we achieve both excellent academic progress for our students while creating a happy, safe and harmonious environment. We are gifted with a highly motivated and talented staff body; every class is taught by subject specialists who are experts in their field.

Being part of the Pyramid Schools Trust ensures effective collaboration with our local Middle and Lower Schools and provides a seamless transition into Upper School enabling a cohesive, world class, all through education for our students.

Harlington Upper School makes a difference to young people, and we very much look forward to welcoming new colleagues to join our successful team.

Our vacancies can also be viewed on our website: https://www.harlington.org/admissions-join-us/work-for-us/

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