Faculty Leader for Humanities, Leeds

Closing date:

Allerton Grange SchoolLeeds

Date posted:
Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 1a (£7,699)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Passionate about working with young people? Wanting to move your career to the next level and join a team who are enthusiastic, committed and talented? If so, we want to hear from you!


We are seeking to appoint an inspiring and forward-thinking faculty leader for Humanities. Subject areas that you will be initially responsible for will include: Geography, History, Religious Studies, Classics and Travel & Tourism. You will be an outstanding practitioner with strong management and previous leadership experience and must have a clear focus on exceptional outcomes for all. 

The successful post holder will:

  • Have a proven track record of leading and raising standards in the department.
  • Be an inspirational leader with a proven track record of raising standards & progress of students.
  • Embrace the current changes to the curriculum and drive up progress and outcomes.
  • Have the ability to inspire, engage and enthuse students, staff and the wider community. 
  • Have a professional drive, energy, determination and aspiration. 
  • Collaborate and work with key leaders across school to support further school improvement.

We will offer:

  • A talented and committed staff team fully supportive of each other. This includes framework for staff voice and a fair workload charter to ensure wellbeing and a good work-life balance. 
  • A Headteacher, Leadership Team and Governing Body committed to creating a school of outstanding practice.
  • The opportunity to grow in your teaching practice and work with young people in a truly comprehensive, multi-cultural community environment.
  • Excellent professional development opportunities.
  • Fantastic building resources and facilities.

If you share our values, ambition, have a proven track record and relish a new challenge, we look forward to receiving your application.

If you would like to apply for this post, please download the application pack from this site or email for an application pack recruitment@allertongrange.com  

Alternatively, you can telephone leaving your postal address. The pack will include further details about the post, including how to apply.

School will be closed for the Easter break from Thursday 29 March 2018 until Monday 16 April 2018.

Closing date: Sunday, 29th April 2018.

Allerton Grange is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, and expects all staff, Governors and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS and safeguarding recruitment checks.

We are also an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from all suitably qualified candidates.

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More about Allerton Grange School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Talbot Avenue, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS17 6SF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 393 0304
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