Director of Teaching and Learning in charge of Humanities, Stockport

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Marple Hall SchoolStockport

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Scale/UPR (TLR 1B)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Required for September 2018 

Director of Teaching and Learning in charge of Humanities 

(TLR 1B) Permanent, full time. 

Governors are seeking to appoint an ambitious, inspirational and energetic specialist teacher of Geography, History or RE to lead our large and successful Humanities Faculty. We want someone who is passionate about learning and teaching of Humanities with the vision, commitment and determination to continue raising standards across all levels and abilities.   

We have a large team of talented and enthusiastic staff who have made significant improvements to the quality of teaching and the outcomes for our students over the last few years. Shaping our provision of Humanities at Marple Hall, you will define the way we approach learning and teaching, curriculum development, attainment and behaviour management. 

We’re looking for a true leader with exceptional passion for their subject and the ability to inspire students and staff alike to make us a beacon of excellence in the discipline.  

This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful school with a vibrant, forward thinking philosophy and a positive, friendly atmosphere. We can offer an exciting opportunity to make a real impact in our school, leading an enthusiastic staff team who are committed to achieving excellence for all of our students.   

Closing date for applications is: 9am on Friday 20th April.   

Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 23rd April.

Why work with us?

We have high aspirations for everyone at Marple Hall School, not just the students. Colleagues are highly respected and we work hard to make sure that everyone feels valued and part of the team. 

We’re a school that is constantly improving and we are excited at being part of that journey. 

In addition, working at Marple Hall brings the following benefits: 

• Good teaching and learning facilities on a spacious, green and open school site 

• A short distance from central Manchester and market towns across Cheshire 

• Excellent public transport links 

• Child Care Voucher tax free through salary sacrifice 

• Extensive on-site gymnasium 

Closing date for applications: 9am Friday 20th April 2018

Please click 'Apply Now', and once fully completed, please submit your application.

The successful candidate will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service check.  

For further details please go to the Vacancies section on the Marple Hall website at 

Please do not submit a C.V.  

Applications should be sent to the school or emailed to  

This school and local authority are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Stockport Council – Valuing Diversity.

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More about Marple Hall School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Hill Top Drive, Rosehill, Marple, Stockport, Cheshire, SK6 6LB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 427 7966
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At Marple Hall School our overall aim is to become a first-rate comprehensive school in which all learners are able to reach their potential personally, socially and academically. We are an inclusive school and value the contribution made by students...