Head of Humanities, Poole

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Poole High SchoolPoole

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Start date: 01/09/2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 1.2 (£9,475)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking to recruit an inspirational Head of Humanities to lead the team and promote Ethics, History and Geography across KS3, 4, and 5 as well as lead either Geography, History, Ethics department (dependent upon subject specialism).  If you are looking to teach within a highly professional and supportive comprehensive environment and would welcome the opportunity to work with us to enable all our students to reach their full potential, then we would like to hear from you.

We offer extensive CPD and would anticipate the candidate rapidly progressing to a senior leadership role. 

Poole High School is an 11-18 comprehensive school serving families throughout the historic town of Poole. As the largest school in this selective catchment, we pride ourselves on the fact that all students thrive in this caring and collaborative environment. 

Our students are well motivated and examination performance at Key Stages 4 and 5 has rapidly progressed over the last 5 years. This year, we achieved the school’s best ever GCSE results and were placed first in the post 16 league table in Poole for value added. Consequently, we are within the top 25% of schools nationally at KS4 and KS5 for progress. The humanities subjects have been highly significant in contributing to these excellent student outcomes. 

The quality of life in Poole is good and there is easy access to diverse range of cultural and scenic attractions, including the Jurassic Coast. 

This post is suitable for experienced teachers.

Closing date:  26th February 2018 (9.00am)



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Wimborne Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 2BW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1202 666988
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Poole High School is an oversubscribed 11-18 comprehensive school serving families throughout the historic town of Poole. The school has recently benefitted from an extensive programme of new buildings and refurbishment and is set within attractive l...