This job expired on 15 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    15 October 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    7 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type

Job summary

Teaching Head of Year
TLR 2c [£7017 per annum]
Required from January 2022

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious teaching Head of Year (any subject will be considered) with the drive and expertise to work in a collaborative and effective pastoral team. Our appointed Head of Year will demonstrate an excellent ability to teach and the energy, passion and character to lead the staff and students in their year group to be successful both in and out of the classroom.
The Highfield School is an ambitious 11-18 comprehensive school, where all are encouraged to achieve their full potential. We have an excellent reputation both academically and pastorally and we firmly believe that all our students are entitled to a curriculum that is innovative, relevant and accessible for all. Whilst there is a great emphasis on English, Maths, Science, Humanities and Languages, this is balanced by a promotion of, and dedication to, the arts and creativity both in our taught and wider curricular offer.
The development of teaching and learning at The Highfield School, is driven by a desire to understand how students learn and led by evidence-based practice and access to quality high quality CPD. In addition, our innovative approach to the use of new technologies ensures that our students acquire the skills and confidence needed to be the leaders of the future, in a diverse and competitive world.
This role offers excellent CPD, career development opportunities, wonderful learners and the opportunity to play a central role in an excellent school. If you feel that you have the qualities and commitment to play that role, then we welcome your application.
For further details please contact:
Lisa Dear, Assistant to School Business Manager
Tel: 01462 620500 E-mail:
Closing date: Friday 15th October 2021 12 noon
Interviews will take place as soon as possible thereafter
The Highfield School is 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 are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Additional allowances

TLR 2c (£7017 per annum)

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
963 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01462 620500

About The Highfield School

We are proud of our record in developing the best talents of all our students and in preparing them to take their place in our community as life long learners and good citizens.

A positive atmosphere prevails at The Highfield School. Students and staff enjoy working and learning together within the school and are happy to be here.

We are also proud of the excellent relationship between staff and students that help to provide a secure learning environment. These relationships are based upon courtesy, consideration and respect. Staff have a real interest in caring for and challenging students, monitoring their progress and helping them to take responsibility for their own learning and personal goals.

We have an excellent team who are totally committed to creating a first class opportunity for young people in our community.

School location

Highfield, Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire, SG6 3QA

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