Head of History, Cornwall

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Penrice AcademyCornwall

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers' Main / Upper Pay Scale plus Leadership Allowance (LA1) of £4,779 per annum
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No



Teachers’ Main / Upper Pay Scale plus

Leadership Allowance (LA1) of £4,779 per annum

Full Time, Permanent - Required for September 2019

Situated on the beautiful south coast of Cornwall, Penrice is an oversubscribed and Outstanding Academy (Ofsted March 2014). We offer an exceptional working and learning environment where the care, wellbeing and achievement of our students are paramount. As a National Teaching School, Penrice Academy offers excellent professional development and promotional prospects and the opportunity to work with like-minded professionals. 

We require a Head of History who is not only an outstanding classroom practitioner but also an enthusiastic, passionate and innovative leader, with a genuine desire to share their love of the subject. 

This position will involve teaching to both Key Stage 3 and 4; leading the teaching, learning, progress and achievement across the department for all year groups and working alongside other Heads of Department to ensure the success of the Academy. 

Applications would be welcomed from candidates with at least 2 years relevant teaching experience. Application forms and full details are available to download from            http://www.penriceacademy.org/vacancies-3/  

If you are interested in this position and wish to have an informal conversation or arrange a visit to the school, please contact Jenni Oddy, Assistant Principal, on 01726 72163, or email joddy@penrice.org.uk

Closing Date: 9.00am Friday 22nd March 2019

Interview Date: Tuesday 26th and Wednesday 27th March 2019

Peninsula Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We implement the safer recruitment process; the successful candidate will be expected to undergo checks including an enhanced DBS check. Applicants are expected to familiarise themselves with our safeguarding policy, which can be found via the following link:


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More about Penrice Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Charlestown Road, St. Austell, Cornwall, PL25 3NR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1726 72163
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