This is an exciting opportunity to shape the delivery of History at this outstanding school, as the governors seek to appoint an aspirational and enthusiastic Head of Department. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join a small, dynamic and successful team and use their expertise and skills to develop the department further.
We are looking to appoint someone who is keen to develop their leadership skills and advance their career and the successful candidate can expect to be well supported by the staff and senior leadership team.
The school is a strategic lead in the Middlesbrough Diocese Teaching School Alliance, which is a unique partnership of Independent and Mainstream schools. This will offer the successful candidate new and exciting opportunities including a large supportive network of staff and further career progression. We are committed to your on-going professional development and you can expect to benefit from a high quality CPD programme.
Applicants should be committed to their own professional development, and have aspirations for wider responsibility and school leadership.
The school has an aspirational learning culture for all; our Ofsted report grades the school as outstanding and we are consistently amongst the top 100 performing schools in the country. We enjoy excellent facilities and our ethos fosters the very highest academic standards.
St Francis Xavier is a joint RC/CE 11-16 Mixed Comprehensive serving the picturesque market town of Richmond and the surrounding rural area. We have an excellent reputation in the local community and are consistently oversubscribed.
An application form and further details are available from the Headteacher’s PA Mrs Jackie Holt
Closing date: Tuesday 20th February 2018
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
St Francis Xavier School
Tel: 01748 823414
Headteacher: Mrs S Keelan-Beardsley