Head of History, Barnet

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Friern Barnet School Specialist Arts CollegeBarnet

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS / UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


This is an excellent opportunity for an outstanding teacher who is now looking for promotion to head of department in a supportive, successful school.

We are looking for an inspirational Head of History who is looking forward to working in a wonderfully diverse, multicultural school.  Working as part of the Humanities Faculty, the successful candidate will have a passion for teaching, the ability to engage motivate and challenge students and excellent classroom skills. The successful candidate will be aware of the developments in pedagogy and be keen to practice new and innovative teaching strategies. 

If successful, you will be required to teach students from Key Stage 3 and 4, across the ability range and lead other staff in the teaching and planning of the new GCSE specifications. 

Friern Barnet is an innovative and successful Performing Arts College, recently judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted (2014). We are hugely ambitious academically for our students but we also want them to live lives which are personally and socially fulfilling. We also want them to develop a love for art, music, dance, theatre and culture, which will enrich the whole of their lives. 

The school has a comprehensive induction programme and excellent professional development opportunities. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to enhanced clearance through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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More about Friern Barnet School Specialist Arts College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Hemington Avenue, Friern Barnet, London, N11 3LS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8368 2777
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Friern Barnet is a mixed, comprehensive, non-denominational secondary school without sixth form in North London. It is a community state school which will provide 815 places to secondary pupils aged 11-16, when fully subscribed.

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