Director of Peace and Global Studies, North Somerset

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Sidcot SchoolNorth Somerset

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: In the region of £30,000 pa commensurate with experience
Contract term: Permanent

We educate students rather than simply train them to pass tests.  Take a look at our website to find out how we prepare children for a life of adventure:  

Job Summary: A key role in fulfilling the School’s vision of becoming a ‘pioneer and world-class centre of excellence for inspirational education’.   Building on the foundations of the last five years, the Director, as a member of the School’s Senior Management Team, will develop strategy and lead the implementation and development of Peace and Global Studies in the School. 

About You: This is an opportunity for an individual evidently in tune with the School’s vision, purpose and values. Candidates should be confident communicators with an ability to influence and inspire all our stakeholders to embrace Peace and Global Studies.   We actively seek employees with the skills and qualities that enable our school to create a meaningful and stimulating learning environment. We look for passion and professionalism in our people and value the ideas and creativity with which staff solve problems and create solutions.   

About Us:  Sidcot School is a thriving independent day and boarding school set in glorious countryside just 7 miles south of Bristol Airport. We are committed to education that equips young people with the knowledge, skills and confidence to help create a socially just and environmentally sustainable world.    Building a vibrant learning community requires team players who are willing to listen and take the time to connect to others. An internationally diverse student community offers the opportunity to explore a wide range of issues that occur within the curriculum.

As well as opportunities for professional development, we offer an attractive remuneration package including school fees discount and free meals.  

Please click below to apply via our website:  

Closing date for applications is 12:00 on Friday 2 February 2018  

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post

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More about Sidcot School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Oakridge Lane, Winscombe, North Somerset, BS25 1PD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1934 843102
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Sidcot School is a mixed, independent, all-through Quaker school and sixth form for pupils aged three to nineteen. It is located in Winscombe, Somerset, in south-west England, and has about 550 students on its roll.

The school can trace its history b...