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Head of Sixth Form

Head of Sixth Form

Permanent Post – Starting January 2024 (or as soon as possible thereafter)

We are seeking an outstanding, committed individual to take up the position of Head of Sixth Form in January 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter. This is an excellent leadership opportunity for a dynamic teacher who will inspire staff and pupils alike. The successful applicant will be expected to participate fully in the School’s extensive pastoral and wider-curricular programme. Applications will be considered from teachers of any academic discipline and the post-holder will teach approximately 0.45 of a FTE timetable.

For a full description of the role, please see the Candidate Pack.

The Leys is an inclusive and inspiring co-educational boarding and day school offering an incredible learning environment and pupil experience in Cambridge. Putting pupils at the heart of everything we do, our shared values create a strong, caring, and cohesive community. The successful candidate will be joining a dedicated, successful, and welcoming team of teaching and business professionals, committed to working together to combine their skills, experience, and insights to deliver an excellent education to our pupils.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Before appointment to any role in the school, checks including an Enhanced DBS Check and workplace references will be undertaken in accordance with current statutory guidance.  Evidence of eligibility to work in the UK is required. A six-month probationary period will also apply.

The Foundation is committed to fostering an inclusive culture that promotes and values diversity and celebrates the diverse voice of our community.

For further details call 01223 508019 or email [email protected]

Applications with a covering letter should be submitted to The Headmaster, The Leys School, Cambridge CB2 7AD by 09.00 on Monday 06 December 2023.

Interviews will be held on 13 December 2023.

This role has the opportunity for regular contact with pupils and therefore is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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We reserve the right to invite candidates for interview prior to the closing and interview date if a suitable candidate is found. We would therefore recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.