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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR 1b currently being £11,881.41

What skills and experience we're looking for

William Farr Church of England Comprehensive School has a long and proud history and standing in the local community. Weare looking for an enthusiastic and suitably experienced individual to undertake the role of Head of Year.

The expectations of a teacher are covered in the Teachers’ Standards. Applications are welcome from teachers at any stage in theircareer.

If you are a proactive, innovative and adaptable professional with the ability to inspire others and lead by example, and you have apassion to ensure that all members of our school community can, in line with our vision, enjoy ‘life in all its fullness’, then we would encourage you to apply for the role.

The most important aspect of this process is finding someone with the right personal qualities to lead a year group through theirsecondary school education and so we want to be explicit in our interest in receiving applications from exceptional candidates from all backgrounds. This is a great time to join our school and we believe it will be a stimulating, challenging, and professionally fulfilling role.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

• The opportunity to work with enthusiastic and aspirational students with high learning expectations.

• A strong team of effective and committed staff.

• A supportive and engaged staff, Senior Leadership Team & Trust Board.

• Continuous professional development.

• A Christian ethos and values at the heart of a fully inclusive school community.

Visits to the school are encouraged on Wednesday 27 March, 2-3pm and 4-5pm and Tuesday 16 April, 2-3pm and 4-5pm. Pleasecontact Mrs T Askew, PA to Care and Guidance, at: t.askew@williamfarr.lincs.sch.uk to arrange. Learn more about our school at: www.williamfarr.lincs.sch.uk.

Further details about the role

How to apply

Applicants should complete the teaching staff application form and submit a letter of application of no more than 2 sides of A4paper, stating their qualifications and experience to date and how this will equip them to fulfil the responsibilities of this post. The letter should be attached to the application form before uploading. The role involves a teaching commitment. Please make clear the curriculum area(s) you are qualified to teach.

Closing date: Friday 19 April 2024 at Noon.

Shortlisting: Tuesday 23 April 2024.

Interview date: Thursday 2 May 2024.

William Farr Church of England Comprehensive School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and youngpeople and expects all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check and other relevant clearances.

References will be taken up prior to interview in line with our Keeping Children Safe in Education obligations. Candidateswho are not shortlisted will not be contacted. Feedback will only be provided to candidates invited to interview.

Commitment to safeguarding

William Farr School is committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of children and young people and expects all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
William Farr School is committed to the safeguarding of children, and all posts within school are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Applicants are required to reveal information concerning all convictions, including those which would otherwise be considered as ‘spent’. The successful candidate will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring check in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 and the Police Act Regulations.

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About William Farr CofE Comprehensive School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1428 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

William Farr is a large, successful, Church of England comprehensive school in Lincoln. The school gained academy status in 2011 and has approximately 1,450 students on roll, including 240 in the sixth form. The school was graded as GOOD by Ofsted in all categories in October 2022.

Arranging a visit to William Farr CofE Comprehensive School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email HR@williamfarr.lincs.sch.uk.

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