We are an oversubscribed 11-16 girls’ school located in Knighton although we receive applications from all over Leicester City and beyond. We are unique as the only girls’ multi faith state school in Leicester and Leicestershire. With a reputation for innovation and success, Sir Jonathan North is an inclusive, friendly and diverse community. In 2013, the College benefited from a £9 million partial re-build as part of the national Building Schools for the Future programme and now has high quality purpose built facilities for each curriculum area.
As part of the Lionheart Academy Trust, a family of 11 schools in Leicester and Leicestershire, we are able to collaborate, foster exceptional practice and draw on regional and national expertise in order to provide students with the best learning experience we can. At Sir Jonathan North we aim for excellence in everything we do. Our aim is to create students who are:• Successful, strong, independent and adaptable learners who enjoy learning, make excellent progress and fulfil their holistic potential• Confident individuals who are able to live safe and healthy lives and embrace challenges• Responsible citizens equipped with cultural capital who can make a positive contribution to society• Given the opportunity to develop character strengths embodied in our values of resilience, respect, reflectiveness and resourcefulness. We recognise that our staff are our most important resource and are to be valued, supported and encouraged to develop personally and professionally. We can offer you:• A friendly and supportive staff that will welcome you to the team• Well motivated students• An attractive learning environment and resources• An excellent CPD programme• A range of initiatives to promote staff wellbeing including ‘Golden time’, ‘Secret Buddy’, on site car valeting and free access to our indoor tennis centre.
Sir Jonathan North and the Lionheart Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.