Head of History, Warwickshire

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Lawrence Sheriff SchoolWarwickshire

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale + TLR2b (£4,519.95)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Lawrence Sheriff School is an outstanding boys’ grammar school of approximately 930 students, over 300 of whom are in the sixth form. When inspected by Ofsted in 2007 the school was judged to be outstanding in all 42 categories. In April 2012 Lawrence Sheriff became a National Teaching School. As a result we now play a significant role in the development of initial teacher training and continuous professional development across the region.

We are seeking an inspirational teacher and dynamic leader to head up one of the most popular departments in the school during the next stage of its development.

The successful candidate will have first class leadership skills and a thorough understanding of key issues in running a large curriculum area, whilst also being committed to students achieving their full potential through excellence in teaching and learning. You will be a History practitioner with excellent ICT skills and the ability to teach KS3, GCSE, AS and A level History. 

The role will include developing and communicating a clear vision, and providing leadership and management within the subject area. Our students enjoy the challenge of enquiry and have high levels of reasoning skills.

This is a fantastic opportunity to further your career within an outstanding school where History has a strong profile.  We welcome applications from both aspiring and experienced middle leaders.  Lawrence Sheriff School is committed to the professional development of its entire staff with varied and interesting opportunities provided for the enhancement of professional skills.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach History throughout the school, including the sixth form. 

To download an application pack and for further details please visit our website: www.lawrencesheriffschool.net.

To apply please complete and return the job application and equality details forms to Michaela Pazderkova or Debbie Brannan at recruitment@lawrencesheriffschool.com, along with a letter of application. Please do not submit CVs, as only the job application form will be considered.

Closing date for applications: 09.00 am on Tuesday 19th March 2019.

Lawrence Sheriff School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.

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More about Lawrence Sheriff School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Clifton Road, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 3AG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1788 542074
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