Head of Faculty - Humanities (Teacher of Geography, History or RE), North Yorkshire

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Risedale Sports & Community CollegeNorth Yorkshire

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Pay Scale + TLR1. A recruitment allowance is available in the first year for an exceptional candidate (10% of annual salary)
Contract term: Permanent

Are you an exceptional and inspirational practitioner of Humanities who would rise to the challenge to lead and manage our teachers of Geography, History and RE?

The successful candidate will have overall responsibility for teaching and learning, achievement and attainment of the faculty. A leader who will inspire their departmental colleagues and all students who study in their curriculum area and who can demonstrate resilience and experience of delivering innovative teaching methods to achieve improved academic outcomes. To motivate students to learn about and question what they see around them, broadening their horizons and expectations.

If you are an outstanding teacher of Humanities who would be able to lead and add expertise to our team then we would love to hear from you. We are looking for a person with drive and personal ambition who can steer the Humanities team to further develop outcomes for our young people and support them across KS3 and KS4 to understand how these subjects affect them in their everyday lives. The college offers all employees bespoke training and support; a highly cohesive and supportive staff team; outstanding CPD including up to date individualised action research; the opportunity to develop skills and interest through extra-curricular clubs and a chance to join Risedale at a very important point in the school's development.

Risedale Sports & Community College is a vibrant and happy place to learn, characterised by excellent relationships between staff, students and parents in the context of 'Learning and Achieving Together'. Students are at the heart of all that we do. The College currently has a population of 485 students aged 11-16 years and enjoys an enviable and growing reputation in its local community. It is expected to expand to between 600 and 800 students over the next decade as the population of Catterick Garrison increases by becoming a 'Super Garrison'. Links with the Armed Forces are strong. The College has one of the largest proportions of service children (over 40%) of any secondary school in the UK. This military connection is an integral part of the college's distinctive character. Risedale is located in the beautiful county of North Yorkshire, bordering the North York Moors National Park, offering a high quality of life. The college is just a 5 minute drive from the A1(M) providing easy access to Teesside, Newcastle, York and the Leeds conurbation.

Closing Date: 12 a.m. midnight Sunday 11th March 2018
Interviews to be arranged: Week commencing 26th March 2018

For further details relating to the job and an application form please visit our website http://www.risedale.org.uk/recruitment

Completed forms should be emailed to jobs@risedale.org.uk or alternatively can be posted to Colin Scott, Principal, Risedale Sports & Community College, Hipswell, Catterick Garrison. North Yorkshire DL9 4BD.

PLEASE NOTE: The school will not accept referrals or CVs from supply or employment agencies for this post. Applications must be sent personally by the applicant.

Visits to the college are welcomed and if you would like to visit then please contact Stephanie Blood on 01748 833501 Ext. 202 to arrange a suitable time.

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More about Risedale Sports & Community College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Hipswell, Catterick Garrison, North Yorkshire, DL9 4BD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1748 833501
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Risedale Sports & Community College is a smaller than the average sized secondary school and currently has 485 students aged 11-16 years. It enjoys an enviable and growing reputation in its local community. It is expected to expand to between 600...