Head of History, Brighton

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King's SchoolBrighton

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS +TLR2a
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of History

Contract: Full time, permanent

Salary: Main Scale/UPS +TLR 2a 

Start date: January 2019 start preferred 

Applications close: Friday 28th September midday 

Are you a passionate, high performing Head of History or History teacher who is looking for a new challenge? King’s School is currently recruiting for a Head of History with QTS to join our growing school community. If you are an outstanding classroom teacher with a passion for student learning and you want to be part of something new and exciting, we look forward to receiving your application. We would welcome applications for a January 2019 start but a later start might be considered for the right candidate. 

King’s School is an ecumenical Christian School in the Diocese of Chichester, affiliated to the Church of England. The school opened its doors to its first cohort of students in September 2013 and there are currently approximately 525 students in years 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 with a team of over 50 teachers and support staff. In August 2019 we will move onto our new permanent site in West Blatchington. We will be occupying a three-storey new build which will have fully equipped, state of the art, classrooms and specialist facilities. Following this move, our PAN will increase to 150 per year group. 

Our aim is to provide a high quality education in a caring Christian environment in which every student is known and cared for. We are committed to outstanding academic performance and to fostering a love of learning. Our work and relationships are based upon the four core Christian values of Love, Forgiveness, Respect and Responsibility and through these we encourage and support every student and member of staff to be the best that they can be.

What are we looking for?

  • Subject passion
  • Commitment to whole child education and equal opportunity
  • Data analysis and benchmarking skills

Please see the attached job description for a full profile of the role.

Why join King’s School?

  • Enthusiastic, committed and supportive staff team
  • Range of opportunities for professional development
  • Exciting opportunities in school development 
  • Excellent support through our sponsor- Russell Education Trust
  • Close proximity to the vibrant city of Brighton

If you would like an informal conversation about this role, or to visit King’s School, please contact Eleanor Edwards on 01273 840004, or email vacancies@kingsschoolhove.org.uk

If you wish to apply for this position, please complete an application form, available from our website www.kingsschoolhove.org.uk/vacancies.php. Completed applications should be sent to vacancies@kingsschoolhove.org.uk. Please note, we are only able to accept applications made on the school application form. Applications submitted on another form, or by C.V., will not be considered. 

We are completely committed to safeguarding the welfare of our students. Those who work for us are expected to share this commitment, which will be fully tested as part of the selection process. Our policies, procedures and practices reflect our commitment to equality and diversity. Individuals will be selected for appointment based purely on their suitability for the post.

King’s School is a Free School which takes funding from the department for Education and operates as any other state school. Our sponsor is the Russell Education Trust which is an organisation staffed solely by Educational Professionals (and not by private business). 

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More about King's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: High Street, Portslade, Brighton, East Sussex, BN41 2PG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1273 840004
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