Faculty Leader: Humanities, Otley, Leeds

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Prince Henry's Grammar School Specialist Language CollegeOtley, Leeds

Date posted:
Start date: 1 September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR1A (£7853)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Faculty Leader Humanities MPS/UPS + TLR1A (£7853)

Prince Henry's Grammar School is a successful and vibrant fully comprehensive school with a specialism in languages and a national and international reputation for dynamic and inspirational work.  The school is a founding member of the Red Kite Teaching School Alliance as well as the Yorkshire Leadership Community and is recognised by the local and wider community as offering educational provision of the highest quality.  Our extremely positive Ofsted Report confirms us as a good school with outstanding student behaviour and outstanding leadership and management.  Prince Henry’s has been designated as a National Support School by the DfE, and gained Sponsor Academy status in September 2018 subsequently forming the Collaborative Learning Multi Academy Trust.

We are looking to appoint an ambitious, dynamic, inspirational and visionary teacher to provide professional leadership and management of the Humanities Faculty for September 2019.  The successful candidate will lead the staff and curriculum in order to secure high quality teaching and improve standards of learning and achievement of all students in History, Geography, Politics, Religious Studies and Law.

The successful candidate will have:

• The ability to teach KS3, KS4 and KS5 in their subject specialism securing outstanding student progress

• The ability to inspire, enthuse and motivate both staff and students

• The ability to lead the continuous improvement of Teaching & Learning across the faculty

• Excellent classroom management skills with the ability to role model outstanding classroom behaviour management

• A degree in their subject and secondary QTS

• A commitment to continuous professional development


The school has developed a number of services and benefits for staff including such things as free coffee/tea at break time, parking, annual flu vaccinations, access to Cycle to Work and Computer schemes, corporate gym membership, staff takeaway meal service through Henry's Diner, long service awards and social events organised by the Staff Committee.  There is also an opportunity for the children of staff to access the excellent education available at Prince Henry's in line with the Admissions Policy.

Our school is a successful and over-subscribed comprehensive school with over 1500 students – including 290 in the Sixth Form.  We have served the market town of Otley and the surrounding area, approximately 12 miles from Leeds, for over 400 years.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and an Enhanced DBS check will be required for this post.  We aim for diversity within our workforce.

For more information and an application form please click on the 'Vacancies' tab at www.princehenrys.co.uk.  Please note we do not accept CVs.


Closing date Thursday 21 March 2019 at noon




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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Farnley Lane, Otley, West Yorkshire, LS21 2BB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1943 463524
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