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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    27 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Main Scale London Fringe

Additional allowances

TLR 2b (£5,696)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking a well-qualified and skilled Subject Leader for History to lead an experienced and committed subject team in a strong academic environment from September 2024. The successful candidate will be an experienced classroom practitioner with a track record of innovation and securing excellent outcomes. As this is a school with a large Sixth Form, the proven ability to teach A-Level History to a high standard is essential. We would welcome applications from current subject leaders / heads of department looking for a career move, or from strong candidates seeking to progress to middle leadership. The post will carry a responsibility allowance of TLR 2b and we can offer an exceptional working environment where staff, as well as students, thrive.

What the school offers its staff

Langley Grammar School is a co-educational 11-18 selective school with academy status, located within easy reach of Langley station and the M4. We have approximately 1240 students, over 370 of whom are in the Sixth Form. The school is heavily over-subscribed and draws students from a wide geographical area and range of backgrounds. Alongside promoting excellent academic outcomes, our school ethos supports students to become confident and well-rounded, independent and creative, responsible and caring. Our students are capable, hardworking, and a delight to teach. We are a National Teaching School with a record of nationally recognised innovative practice and an Apple Distinguished School in recognition of our leading-edge use of technology for learning. In recent years major building programmes have included the construction of excellent sports facilities, a distinctive Sixth Form Centre, and new classrooms, workshops, laboratories, ICT suites, and communal areas. The school was last inspected in 2021 by Ofsted, and was graded outstanding in all categories.

Further details about the role

Information packs and application forms are available on request from the school or can be downloaded from the school website at www.lgs.slough.sch.uk.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including online checks, checks with past employers, and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Applications should be returned by midday on Wednesday 17th April 2024 to Mrs Dionne Cheyne, Head’s PA at vacancies@lgs.slough.sch.uk. Interviews will be held shortly thereafter. We reserve the right to interview promising candidates before the closing date.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, online checks and with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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About Langley Grammar School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1265 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

We are an innovative and forward-thinking 11-18 state funded selective school in east Berkshire. As a school we are committed to developing our students into well-rounded, confident and successful young men and women. Our students have excellent attitudes to learning and consistently achieve outstanding examination outcomes.

We have a dedicated and well-qualified body of staff who are innovative, enthusiastic and committed to our school ethos. We welcome applications from teachers who are excellent practitioners and who can contribute more widely to our programme for students' personal development.

Arranging a visit to Langley Grammar School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vacancies@lgs.slough.sch.uk.

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