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Vacancies


Head of Faculty – English

Permanent

Full Time

Payscale range: Leadership scale 10-12

Required from:  September 2019

We are looking for someone with talent, ambition, and experience to join our Extended Senior Leadership Team and to lead the English faculty at Lawnswood School.

The successful candidate will have experience of subject middle leadership, or be an outstanding aspiring middle leader and will have a strong track record of delivering improvement.  They will also be a confident leader of staff, able to inspire a love of English in students of all ages and have a commitment to whole school literacy and reading.

We need someone with enthusiasm, a ‘can do’ mentality, an ability to inspire others and translate a vision into reality.  We will expect you to lead the English faculty and oversee the curriculum, including standards and outcomes; teaching and learning; outcomes and engagement.  You will be supported by a team of talented and dedicated colleagues.

Lawnswood School can offer you a professional challenge and a rewarding opportunity, working with a collaborative leadership team that’s passionate about the progress and development of every student.

We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

To apply, please download the application form and send it with a covering letter (no more than two sides of A4) to Mrs J Bell, Headteacher by email to our HR Administrator on admin.hr@elawnswood.co.uk or by post to Lawnswood School, Ring Road, West Park, Leeds LS16 5AG.

Closing date:  Thursday 21 March 2019 at 9am

Interviews are scheduled for week beginning 25 March 2019

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Head of Faculty – Humanities (geography specialist)

Permanent

Full Time

Payscale range: Leadership scale 9-11

Required from:  September 2019

We are looking for someone with talent, ambition, and experience to join our Extended Senior Leadership Team and to lead the Humanities Faculty at Lawnswood School.

The successful candidate will be a geography specialist and have experience of subject middle leadership and will have a strong track record of delivering improvement.  They will also be a confident leader of staff, able to inspire a love of their subject in students of all ages.

We need someone with enthusiasm, a ‘can do’ mentality, an ability to inspire others and translate a vision into reality.  We will expect you to lead the Humanities Faculty (geography, history and EPR) to oversee the curriculum, including standards and outcomes; teaching and learning; outcomes and engagement.  You will be supported by a team of talented and dedicated colleagues.

Lawnswood School can offer you a professional challenge and a rewarding opportunity, working with a collaborative leadership team that’s passionate about the progress and development of every student.

We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

To apply, please send your completed application with a covering letter (no more than two sides of A4) to Mrs J Bell, Headteacher by email to our HR Administrator on admin.hr@elawnswood.co.uk or by post to Lawnswood School, Ring Road, West Park, Leeds LS16 5AG.

Closing date:  Thursday 21 March 2019 at 9am

Interviews are scheduled for week beginning 25 March 2019

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IT Technician

Permanent

37 hours per week, full-time

Payscale: A2 - £18,065 from 1 April 2019

Required from:  Immediate start

The prime objective of this role within the IT Support Department is to provide technical support services for the management of the schools’ IT facilities in the areas of curriculum and administration.

Applicants should have an enthusiastic approach, with good level of general IT familiarity, an understanding of HTML, Windows 7/10, Office 2019 and Office 365 and an interest in, repair and maintenance of IT equipment.  Expertise in printer maintenance would be an advantage. The post is available with immediate start.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.

For further information about the role and to download an application form (support staff version), visit www.lawnswoodschool.co.uk Please send your completed application preferably by email to Mrs Bell, Headteacher to admin.hr@elawnswood.co.uk with a covering letter. You can also send your application by post to Lawnswood School, Ring Road, West Park, Leeds LS16 5AG.

Closing date:  Thursday 21 March 2019 at 9.00am.

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Considering a career in teaching?

We are delighted to let you know that you can now train to teach with Lawnswood School.

Red Kite Teacher Training

As a partner with the Red Kite Alliance, Lawnswood School supports an excellent school-led pathway to train new teachers through Red Kite Teacher Training.

Red Kite Teacher Training offers excellent School-Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) programmes for both Primary and Secondary prospective teachers. In partnership with other schools in the Leeds, Harrogate and surrounding areas, our 1 year course leads to QTS* and PGCE.

Why train with Red Kite?

  • A dedicated team of experienced mentors, tutors and subject leaders to fully support you throughout the year,
  • The opportunity to train among a nationally recognised partnership of schools and fantastic employment opportunities in our schools after training,
  •  Full access to facilities at the University of Leeds including their library, sports facilities, support staff and a student card,
  • A tax-free bursary up to £28,000 available for certain subject areas.

 

To find out more;

Visit www.redkitealliance.co.uk/teacher_training/ 
or contact TeacherTraining@redkitealliance.co.uk
01423 535 646
@RedKiteTT


* The title of this award is subject to change due to an ongoing government consultation at the time of going to press. For the latest information, please visit the Department of Education website

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