Head of History and/or REP, Bristol, City of

Closing date:Expiring today

Trinity AcademyBristol, City of

Date posted:
Start date: 01/09/2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: CST pay scale plus CST Responsibility allowance (R1 £2,793)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Head of History and/or REP

Trinity Academy 

Responsible to: Headteacher/Deputy Headteacher

Salary:  CST pay scale plus CST Responsibility allowance  (R1 £2,793)

Start date:  1st September 2020

Purpose of the role

Cathedral Schools Trust (CST) Trinity Academy is seeking to appoint a Head of History and/or Religion, Ethics and Philosophy from 1st September 2020. 

This is a unique opportunity to join a team that will create and establish a new school. We will eventually want to have a Head of History and a Head of REP but during the developmental phase for the school we need someone to oversee and to teach in both areas. The majority of the teaching next year will be in history.  We are open to creative conversation around the make up of this role - essentially we are looking for an expert teacher who has the potential to be an outstanding middle leader.

Core roles:

Embrace the vision and values of Trinity Academy 

Maintain high standards and achievement through being an exceptional middle leader 

Provide professional leadership and management for the History and REP department.

Be accountable for the progress and attainment of all students at all key stages. Our stated aim is to be a +1 school for every student.

Provide support and challenge for colleagues to help develop the highest quality of teaching and learning.

Develop and implement a Departmental Improvement Plan by evaluating the quality of student outcomes and learning.

Track the progress of students and vulnerable groups, promoting effective interventions. 

If you would like to find out more about the school including FAQs, please visit the website at: www.trinityacademybristol.org 

Please read on for further details about the role including the job description and person specification. 

Please note that we will only consider applications online and will not consider CVs so please ensure that your supporting statement on the application meets the requirements of the person specification. We encourage you to be succinct and to restrict your supporting statement to no more than four pages in length.

Closing date: Tuesday 25th February 2020

Interview: Thursday 12th March 2020

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and the post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

More about Trinity Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Brangwyn Grove, Lockleaze, Bristol, BS7 9BY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 117 450 9379