Head of Department - History, Gateshead

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St Thomas More Catholic SchoolGateshead

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teacher MPS 1-6, UPS 1-3 (22,917 - £38,633 per annum) and TLR 1b £7,698
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

St Thomas More Catholic School is a highly successful and high performing 11-18 Catholic comprehensive school with 1509 pupils on roll, with 314 in the sixth form. It is a Teaching School and was described as an “outstanding school” in its October 2013 OFSTED inspection. In summer 2017, 75% of our Year 11 students attained Grades 9 to 4 in Mathematics, and 80% achieved Grades 9 to 4 in English. In Year 13, 120 pupils completed a wide variety of qualifications. All of whom have secured places at either university, in employment, or with an apprenticeship.  

We are seeking an outstanding, dedicated and enthusiastic individual to lead the History Department with the drive and determination to lead a successful and forward thinking team. History is a popular choice for pupils at Key Stage 4 and 5. 

The successful candidate will be an excellent classroom practitioner, will be  passionate about History Education and be willing to go the extra mile to ensure pupils achieve their full potential.

Head Teacher:   Mr. J. Parkinson

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More about St Thomas More Catholic School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Croftdale Road, Blaydon-on-Tyne, Tyne And Wear, NE21 4BQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 191 4990111