Head of Department - History, Sandwell

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Perryfields High SchoolSandwell

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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Dependent on experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Post Title: Head of History

Salary: Dependent on Experience

Contract Type: Permanent    Full time 

Contract Start Date: January 2020

We are seeking to appoint a dedicated and enthusiastic subject lead for the History Department. The successful candidate will be joining an already successful subject area. The Edexcel GCSE is delivered at KS4 and is a very popular option choice, with a high proportion of students selecting it. There is a very strong team ethos within the department, with all members working collaboratively to ensure the highest standards are achieved. This post would be ideal for an experienced teacher with a passion for the subject, a proven track record of success and a commitment to supporting all students to achieve their full potential.

Perryfields High School is a thriving school located in Oldbury, Sandwell. This is an exciting opportunity to make a significant difference to the life chances of our students. You will have an important role in building on the good standards already achieved at Perryfields. We are very proud of the achievements our students make academically and in many other spheres. We aspire to provide the very best educational opportunities and outcomes for all of our students and OFSTED acknowledge the progress we are making; awarding us ‘Good’ in January 2018. 

Visits to the department and the school are warmly welcomed.  As a school we firmly believe that our purpose is to inspire excellence in character and scholarship - the students and their families have bought into this vision and together we form a friendly and dedicated community. 

Download an application pack from our website or contact Beverly parker on 0121 421 7979.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 25th September 2019 (8.30 am)

Interviews to be held w/c 30th September 2019.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all members of staff to share this commitment.  The below documents must be read prior to applying for this role (available on the school website in the policies section) and will be factored into interviews: 

Part One of Keeping Children Safe in Education (2016) 

Safeguarding Policy and Child Protection Policy 

Code of Conduct for Teaching and Support Staff 

Enhanced DBS (with list checks) is required for this post. 

Completed applications should be returned to Beverly Parker at Perryfields High School, Oldacre Road, Oldbury, West Midlands, B68 0RG beverly.parker@perrys.org.uk 

More about Perryfields High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Oldacre Road, Oldbury, West Midlands, B68 0RG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 121 4217979