Heritage High School
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
About Heritage High School
Heritage High School is a thriving 11-16 comprehensive school in the heart of the community.
Staff at the school are committed to enabling students to push themselves towards their aspirations, and in return students are developing into increasingly mature learners and young adults. We are supported by a strong, effective and aspirational Governing Body and in April 2016 we became a member of The Two Counties Trust.
The key to successful education is to ensure that teaching is consistently high quality across all curriculum areas and that learning is focused and purposeful. To make this happen we are working hard to develop effective, enquiring learners who have real aspiration and take ownership of their own learning.
We provide a core of traditional subjects from Y7 to Y11, and provide high quality guidance to all students on the next steps at post-16. Our facilities are of a high quality, boasting well equipped specialist areas housed in recently constructed buildings. Regular after school learning activities are offered together with wider enrichment opportunities, including residential visits abroad.
We are committed to providing the very best for the young people in our care. I hope that together we can drive the school forwards to even greater success.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Any offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory enhanced level DBS disclosure, two satisfactory references and successful completion of vetting procedures.
It is an offence to apply for a role if candidates are barred from engaging in Regulated Activity relevant to children. A copy of the Trust's policy on the employment of ex-offenders can be found here www.twocountiestrust.co.uk/trust-policies. A copy of the school's child protection policy can be found here: heritagederbyshireschuk.wordpress.com/policies.
We are a Disability Confident Employer and as such we are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce. Candidates with a disability who meet the minimum job criteria will be given an opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at interview.
The Two Counties Trust
Who we are
The school is a member of The Two Counties Trust. The Trust is a family of schools with a common ethos and values who share collective goals. We have a united passion to transform the lives of children and young people in our local community by achieving the very best we can for every student in our schools. Our aim is to provide an excellent education for all, enabling our students to gain confidence, raise their aspirations and become well prepared for adult life.
Why should you join us?
We are a large and growing Trust, which currently employs over 1,200 colleagues. We support career and professional development through structured CPD, secondments to other schools within the Trust (including promotion opportunities), and we foster sharing of good practice through a range of subject specialist groups across our schools. These opportunities to develop your career exist within a culture that values your contribution and enables you to achieve your personal goals whilst improving the educational experience and life choices of our students.
When joining any of our schools, you will receive a structured induction, and if you are an NQT, you can expect a programme of professional advice and support to help you successfully complete the NQT year.
We offer you:
- A competitive salary and benefits package including pensions, generous holiday provisions and ancillary benefits. Our pay scales for Allowances, UPR and Leadership are above the national pay scales;
- An environment where you will be working with a dedicated team of like-minded professionals;
- The chance to develop your skills, practice and experience through a range of opportunities with one or more of our schools.
We recognise that supporting and enabling your career development is important. As such, we have developed a framework called Career Pathways to provide a personal development structure to support aspiring, new and experienced teachers to take the next steps in their career development. To find out more please go to: The Two Counties Trust Career Pathways
What we seek from you:
- A commitment to our ethos and values;
- A passion to deliver the best education you can for every child or young person, making a positive difference;
- The energy to act as a role model and a source of inspiration for our students.
Where we are
We are a growing Trust with a strong reputation. Our schools are located in the counties of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire and our current schools are Ashfield School, Frederick Gent School, Friesland School, Heritage High School, The Manor Academy, Selston High School, Springwell Community College, Swanwick Hall School and Wilsthorpe School
To find out more about us, please go to The Two Counties Trust website.
We hope we will be welcoming you to our Trust in the near future.
Communication from senior / middle managers is regular, detailed and given in the spirit of 'we are all one team'- Employee 2020
I believe the wellbeing of staff is forefront at Heritage, with procedures in place to try to ensure staff are treated with respect and workload considered, with potential unnecessary work not being passed onto staff.- Employee 2020
Teaching is a very stressful time consuming profession, however, I believe, at Heritage, the work climate is excellent and very supportive.- Employee 2020
Colleagues are approachable and supportive; there is a positive atmosphere around school.- Employee 2020
I have thoroughly enjoyed working at Heritage, the staff make the school the best it can be, and it is a great school to work for.- Employee 2020
An excellent opportunity to teach in a very pleasant school, with a strong staff and wonderful leadership team. Thank you to all at Heritage High School and TTCT.- Employee 2020