Curriculum Leader for Humanities/Subject Leader for History and Citizenship, Surrey

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Thamesmead SchoolSurrey

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR Fringe plus TLR 1.3 £11,135
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking to recruit an outstanding Curriculum Leader to work within our successful Humanities department. You will share our vision of achieving excellence and  continuing our journey from good to outstanding. The successful candidate will use their strong leadership skills to secure outstanding learning and progress across all of the Humanities subjects.  This position will also include responsibility for the subject leadership of the History Department and coordination of Citizenship provision.  

Thamesmead is a vibrant and successful school. In 2017 our students gained strong GCSE results. 83% were awarded 5 or more A*-C grades with English and Maths, 78% of the students achieved an A*-C at grade 4+ in English and 81% in Maths.  Within Humanities students achieved 78% A*-C in History, 70% Geography and 56% in Religion, Philosophy and Ethics.  The School is situated to the West of London in attractive grounds within 300 yards of the River Thames, with good rail and road access. Our students attain high results in many areas of the curriculum and extracurricular activities are a strength of the school.     

"Pupils behave well, are cooperative and respectful towards their teachers and each other.  Strong leadership aims to ensure that the school provides the best possible standards of Teaching and Learning." Ofsted, 2017

For further details and an application form please contact Zoe Midwinter, HR Manager on or phone 01932 219 448.

Closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 25th September 2017.

We reserve the right to appoint before the deadline for an exceptional candidate.  

Thamesmead School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to demonstrably share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.


Manygate Lane, Shepperton Middlesex, TW17 9EE 

11 – 16 Mixed comprehensive 1009 Students on roll

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More about Thamesmead School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Manygate Lane, Shepperton, Middlesex, TW17 9EE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1932 219 400
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Our History & Ethos 

Thamesmead School is a secondary academy school for students aged 11- 16 and is located in Shepperton, Surrey. As a heavily over-subscribed school (over 700 applications for our 210 places in year 7 this year) most of ou...