Director of Humanities, Liverpool

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The Academy of St NicholasLiverpool

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L10 - L12
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Academy of St Nicholas is an 11-18 Academy with nearly 900 students on roll. The Academy is focused upon driving standards of achievement rapidly and this makes it a dynamic and exciting place to work. The Academy of St Nicholas is committed to ensuring that every student makes the most of their potential. The Academy concentrates on providing the highest quality of teaching, with bespoke CPD for all staff to support this, the best possible student support and the most appropriate and innovative curriculum.

Applications are invited for an ambitious Leader to take up the new post of Director of Humanities. 

As the Director of Humanities, you will have direct responsibility for Geography at the Academy, and will teach this subject up to KS4. As a Leader within the Academy, you will also join the Extended Senior Leadership Team, and along with holding line management responsibility for Humanities at the Academy of St Nicholas, you will also support the development of Humanities across the Trust. 

The Academy benefits from its membership of the All Saints Multi Academy Trust, a unique Joint Faith Multi Academy Trust in Liverpool. The Trust has a proven track record in developing leaders and ensuring staff reach their full potential and career aspirations through a comprehensive programme of CPD and career progression opportunities. Leaders within the Trust benefit from access to the highest quality local and national training programmes, as well as peer to peer support and professional mentoring within the Trust. 

We are determined that the successful candidate will have:

· A passion for Humanities teaching

· Reliable evidence of very good to outstanding teaching with a focus on raising student achievement at KS3 and KS4.

· A passion for making a difference for young people in the city of Liverpool

Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 21st May 2018

Interview Date: Wednesday 23rd May 2018

Further information and an application pack can be obtained by contacting our Hays Recruitment Partner, Hannah Connell, by emailing or by calling 0151 242 5100. Visits to the Academy are warmly encouraged and can also be arranged by contacting Hannah Connell.

Academy Details

51 Horrocks Ave, Liverpool, L19 5NY


The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

The Academy of St Nicholas is a member of the All Saints Multi Academy Trust”

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer. 

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More about The Academy of St Nicholas
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: 51 Horrocks Avenue, Liverpool, Merseyside, L19 5NY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 151 230 2570
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