Head of Department - Humanities, Reading

Closing date:

John Madejski AcademyReading

Date posted:
Start date: January 2019 or sooner
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Mainscale/Upper Payspine + TLR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

With our current HoD moving to a promotion, we are looking to appoint an experienced colleague to lead our Humanities Department (History, Geography, RE).  You will be able to demonstrate impact, leadership, enthusiasm, relentless drive and outcomes.    Ideally you will be a Geography specialist. 

Please read the Candidate information pack to find out about our school and get in touch to come and visit us. 

We can offer you

  • A good school and a highly supportive Senior Leadership Team
  • An opportunity to develop your leadership skills with an eye towards further leadership.
  • A well-resourced, hard-working and supportive team.
  • Excellent care and support for all staff.
  • Comprehensive induction and on-going opportunities for Professional Development.
  • A positive and stimulating learning environment which values the contribution of all staff.
  • Enthusiastic students,  willing to learn.


Benefits

We know that your role requires you to put a lot of time and effort into it and because of this we believe you should be rewarded.  As a White Horse Federation employee you will have access to:

  • Car Purchase scheme
  • Healthcare plan
  • Gym membership scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers


Why Work With Us

The White Horse Federation is a Multi-Academy Trust which supports Primary, Secondary and Special schools in the south of England.  At its heart is a belief that we want to develop the type of schools that we would be proud to send our own children to.  We do this with a relentless drive for academic excellence blended with a shared moral purpose and shared values.  We genuinely believe in partnership working with our schools, the students and their parents and the wider community each serves to create the best possible outcomes for our children.We also believe that our colleagues are among the finest in the country and we are proud to empower them through support, training and career opportunities.  With such outstanding staff we are able to ensure every student achieves all that they are capable of and more, regardless of background, culture, heritage or ability.The White Horse Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   If successful for this position you will be expected to apply for a disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before appointment is confirmed.   References will be sought on shortlisted candidates be



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More about John Madejski Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Hartland Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 8AF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 9370200
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Letter from the Principal - Laura Ellener

John Madejski Academy is at the start of an exciting journey. After one year the school, under new leadership, has been removed from Special Measures and awarded a Good for Leadership and Management. By the t...