Ref 174985
Grade Main Teachers' Scale
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/09/2021 
Closing Date 9:00 am 06/05/2021 

Tel: 01695 625191
School website:
Roll: 831
Up Holland High School is a happy and harmonious place to be where students are highly-motivated and have the opportunity to be inspired and succeed. We seek an outstanding, enthusiastic and committed Progress Leader (Head of Department) for Religious Studies/PSHE/RSE and Citizenship with the ability to deliver effective teaching and learning at Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4. You will need to be a leader and practitioner who consistently delivers high quality teaching with the ability to inspire, engage and motivate students have a track record of positive results and outcomes and will have the ability to inspire, unite and motivate students, staff, parents/carers and the wider community. You will also need have excellent communication skills, be a strong team player and be Dedicated to Excellence. As well as leading Religious Studies this is a whole school role that will involve working with a number of other leaders in school to develop both our PSHE, RSE and Citizenship programmes. This would therefore suit an existing Head of Department or an ambitious future leader to develop and enhance any career aspirations.

We were recognised by Ofsted in June 2018 as a Good Provider of Education across all areas of the Inspection Framework. We have the ambition, drive and capacity to be outstanding in the future. We are a school that has become in recent years incredibly popular with a significant number of first choice applications. At Up Holland High School, you can expect full support and continuing professional development. We offer a professionally stimulating working environment where teachers have the opportunity to make a huge impact on the lives of our committed and co-operative students. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake a DBS enhanced clearance, including checks with past employers.

Please note CVs are not accepted, to apply for this vacancy you need to complete the application form attached.

  • This job includes a TLR 2.3 (£6698)

    Rehabilitation The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.

    Lancashire County Council has a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available to all applicants upon request.

  • Proposed Interview Date:

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Application forms together with full vacancy details can be found on the school website:
    Alternatively, attached to this advertisement.. Completed application forms should be emailed to: marked for the attention of Mr P Scarborough, Headteacher by 9.00 am on 06/05/2021

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.