Head of History, Leicestershire

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South Wigston High SchoolLeicestershire

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR2a
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of History | Full time and permanent from September 2018

South Wigston High School is a vibrant, exciting and over-subscribed 11-16 school on the outskirts of Leicester. 

At South Wigston High School we place great importance on cultivating a love of learning. The School’s strap line “Success for All” encapsulates the ethos of the school that all students can achieve without exception. We do everything in our power to ensure the best learning experience for all students, regardless of age, gender or ability, both inside and outside the classroom.

We are looking to appoint a dynamic and highly motivated teacher to take on the role of Head of History from September 2018. The successful applicant will have the drive and motivation to be part of a forward thinking department and will be focussed on developing exciting and engaging learning experiences for students. They will be committed to providing a quality experience for our students to ensure they reach their full potential.

Our vision is to grow a thriving Humanities department which engages our students and delivers exceptional outcomes. We are looking for someone to help move the department forward and help to develop the curriculum at both KS3 and KS4.

The successful candidate will:

• Be a motivational leader.

• Have high standards and strong classroom management skills.

• Be able to engage students in order to maximise progress.

• Have a desire and commitment to achievement.

• Embrace the School’s strap line, ‘Success for All’.

South Wigston High School is committed to staff development and to supporting staff to achieve the best for our students.

Closing date for applications is 10am Thursday 15th March 2018

Informal visits to the school are welcome and encouraged. For further information about the school, the post and to apply, please contact Mike Sherwin, Hay Education, details below.

T: 0116 253 2389 / 07525 889925

E: southwigston@hays.com 

W: www.hays.co.uk/jobs/southwigston | www.southwigston.leics.sch.uk

All applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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More about South Wigston High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: St. Thomas Road, South Wigston, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 4TA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 116 2782388
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