This job expired on 14 April 2024

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    4 April 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Have excellent subject and pedagogical knowledge
  • Have a track record of excellent outcomes for pupils
  • Radiate creativity and enthusiasm in the classroom
  • Have high expectations of yourself and pupils
  • Have a genuine commitment to learning about Consciousness-based Education
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • Be a team player
  • Thrive on bringing out the best in our wonderful pupils

What the school offers its staff

  • An opportunity to join a school with a very strong, shared and uniquely effective ethos which forms the basis of its success – Consciousness-based Education
  • Full onsite support for developing your understanding and practice of Consciousness-based Education
  • Great staff and a harmonious working environment – where exceptionally high dedication is the norm and staff turnover is rare
  • A through-school with an excellent reputation and small class sizes (20 pupils per class)
  • A school graded ‘Good’ by OFSTED whose focus is on the holistic development of the students

Further details about the role

Maharishi Free School is situated in West Lancashire, north-west England in proximity to both Liverpool and Greater Manchester.

It is a wonderful place to be – a dynamic learning environment combined with a harmonious atmosphere where children aged from 4 – 16 receive the uniquely effective system of Consciousness-based Education. The school is built over two sites, primary and secondary, each with a Deputy Head.

Creativity and intelligence are systematically developed with a few minutes of Transcendental Meditation (TM) at the beginning and end of the school day. Scientific research – based upon more than 200 studies - has shown that the experience of restful alertness during TM brings balance to the whole physiology, making learning both enjoyable and successful.

Commitment to safeguarding

Maharishi School is committed to enthusing and supporting all our students and puts a great deal of time and effort into supporting their development and wellbeing.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post-holders will be required to have an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).

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About Maharishi Free School

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 16
School size
225 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16
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Maharishi School is a wonderful place to be and as a Free School is able to innovate and be creative in the way it operates. The school combines a dynamic learning and working environment with a harmonious atmosphere through the uniquely effective system of Consciousness-based Education (CbE).
CbE includes pupils and staff practising Transcendental Meditation (TM). More than 200 published scientific studies show that the experience of restful alertness during TM brings balance to the whole physiology, supporting well-being, and systematically develops both creativity and intelligence.
Maharishi School is an all-through, one form entry school, with pupils from ages 4 to 16.

Arranging a visit to Maharishi Free School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email enquiries@maharishischool.com.

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