4 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    24 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to UPS3

Additional allowances

TLR 2b - £5088

What skills and experience we're looking for

We’re looking to appoint an exceptional teacher with Head of Year responsibility with the ability to teach any mainstream subjects.

The role of Head of Year is critical in delivering our ambitious vision for the school: to be a kind community where everyone perseveres, achieves, and flourishes; where we enable all to experience life to the full. Heads of Year are responsible for the pastoral wellbeing of the students in their year and are expected to ensure that the students in the year group are making appropriate progress in line with their individual targets. The Head of Year is also required to take a strategic lead on the behaviour for learning within the associated year groups.

The post holder will need to enact and embed our values and truly believe in the potential of all our students. The Head of Year will also be responsible for guiding and supporting their tutor team to use current progress, attainment and behaviour data to deliver high quality mentoring to their tutees.

What the school offers its staff

• A supportive learning environment and team to work in.

• The opportunity to make a difference

• The chance to actively promote your career development

• Happy and enthusiastic students who want to learn.

• The benefit of being part of a multi-academy trust offering the support of experienced colleagues across our schools and greater opportunities for career progression

• Benefits including Teachers’ Pension Scheme, free on-site parking and Cycle to Work scheme

Commitment to safeguarding

Lavington School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and well-being of its students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this committment.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to hr@lavington.wilts.sch.uk

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About Lavington School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
837 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01380 812352

Lavington School is a mixed comprehensive school and currently has 965 students on roll, aged 11 to 18. It is situated on the western edge of the village of Market Lavington, about six miles south of Devizes, in the heart of rural Wiltshire. Numbers on roll have grown over the years with the school being over-subscribed. In 2018 the school opened its Sixth Form as a satellite centre of Devizes School.

Arranging a visit to Lavington School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@lavington.wilts.sch.uk.

School location

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