Head of Department - History, Rochdale

Closing date:Expiring soon

Siddal Moor Sports CollegeRochdale

Date posted:
Start date: 1st May 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £24,373 - £40,490TLR2b £4,655.00
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

With effect from 1st May 2020, we are seeking a Head of History to join our dedicated and talented team.  This is a full time, permanent role.

The successful candidate will:

• Have experience of teaching History at both KS3 and KS4

• Have a record of successful KS4 results

• Possess the ability to provide excellent teaching and develop outstanding practice within the History department

• Have the passion to make a genuine difference and the leadership ability to make a positive change

This is a fantastic opportunity to lead within a talented department and play a central role in raising standards.  We would very much welcome applications from forward looking candidates who use their passion for the subject to make a difference for our students.  With a full induction programme, you are guaranteed support and guidance.  We are also a school that recognises and rewards talent and hard work.

Siddal Moor is a school with excellent facilities and a committed, hard-working and supportive staff.  The school is currently in the process of converting to a Multi-Academy Trust with Hollingworth Academy – an outstanding local secondary school – and we are already working hard together to drive school improvement and ensure that children make the progress they are capable of.

To be considered for this post, you must show that you have the qualifications, experience, skills and knowledge as detailed within the essential criteria of the person specification document.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring and background check. 

The ability to converse at ease with customers and service users and provide advice in accurate spoken English is an essential requirement.

This post closes at 12.00 noon Monday 27th January 2020 and interviews will take place on Tuesday 4th February.   

Application forms and further details are available to download here and also the school’s website: www.siddalmoor.uk.  Completed applications should be returned to ThompsonL@siddalmoor.uk.

More about Siddal Moor Sports College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Newhouse Road, Heywood, Lancashire, OL10 2NT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1706 369436
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