Head of Year Lealands High School, Luton, Bedfordshire

Job description

Head of Year
(TLR 2.2 - £4,653)
(Ability to teach science, maths, technology, PE or media preferred)
Full Time
Start date: January 2020 (Or soon as possible thereafter)

We seek to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Head of Year who is passionate about the pastoral and academic well-being of young people to join our vibrant and multicultural school. This post will involve teaching a National Curriculum Subject; preferably science, maths, PE, media or technology.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an exceptional existing or aspiring pastoral leader to make a significant contribution to the leadership, management and organisation of a year group.

In this key role you will professionally lead, manage, develop, support and be accountable for a year team and students in order to ensure the highest possible standards of achievement, progress, personal development and well-being. You will be supported by a Pastoral Support Manager who will work with you to develop systems which actively raise student achievement and progress.

Lealands provides a dynamic, friendly and vibrant environment where support, training and development for all staff is a priority. Our students and staff experience a supportive and caring atmosphere, along with high standards and expectations for success.

Essential educational requirements

Educated to degree level.

Essential qualifications

QTS, Successfully completed NQT

Essential skills and experience

This is a fantastic opportunity for an exceptional existing or aspiring pastoral leader to make a significant contribution to the leadership, management and organisation of a year group.

In this key role you will professionally lead, manage, develop, support and be accountable for a year team and students in order to ensure the highest possible standards of achievement, progress, personal development and well-being. You will be supported by a Pastoral Support Manager who will work with you to develop systems which actively raise student achievement and progress.

Employee benefits

TLR 2.2 (£4,653), Professional development programme, paid lunch duties.


About Lealands High School

Lealands High School is a comprehensive Foundation school located on the northern edge of Luton, in Sundon Park. We provide high quality education for students aged from 11 to 16 years old. We are driven by our core values of respect, responsibility and excellence. We believe in working to help every single student become a responsible and respectful citizen with the skills and knowledge needed to lead successful and fulfilled lives beyond school. Our mission is to support each individual to ‘climb the mountain to success’ and our curriculum and support structures help us to achieve this. Lealands was fully refurbished in 2013 and we continue to benefit from a modern and well equipped building with fantastic specialist facilities. The School retains a special focus on sport and PE and we benefit from superb resources including an indoor heated swimming pool and flood lit astroturf. Our school serves a catchment area, but also takes students from across Luton and surrounding Bedfordshire villages and towns. We are a diverse school which is proud to welcome students and staff from many cultural and religious backgrounds. Lealands is a welcoming, safe and caring school environment. Student progress is supported by the hard work and commitment of well qualified staff who set high expectations to enable every child to succeed. A wide range of support is available for those who need additional help to succeed. We believe in the continual improvement of each individual within our school community and are strongly focused on reward and celebration. Ofsted judges the school to be ‘good’ with strengths in a number of areas recognising that, “Pupils clearly enjoy school” and “They feel valued and well supported” (Ofsted, March 2017). As a school, we strongly believe in partnerships working together in the best interests of all our students. Parents/ carers, students, staff, governors, community groups and friends all work together to ensure that the young people in our school enjoy their learning journey and achieve some exceptional outcomes. As part of the Luton Futures and Lea Springs Partnerships we are able to enjoy the benefits of working closely with other schools locally. For more information about Lealands, please visit the school website www.lealands.luton.sch.uk which gives a good insight into our school and why we are so proud to be members of Lealands High School.

Address
Sundon Park Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU3 3AL
Phase
Secondary
Type
LA Maintained School
Website
Lealands High School website (opens in a new window)