Head of History, Barnsley

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Netherwood AcademyBarnsley

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership, points 3 to 7 (£41,368 - £45,743)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Netherwood Academy is an 11-16 academy which opened in September 2012, set in an extensive £35 million campus. As part of Astrea Academy Trust, Netherwood Academy is in an exciting period of development. 

We are looking for a Head of Department who has the highest aspirations, passion and expertise to be able to provide the inspiring teaching that will continue our journey to bring positive change throughout the academy and in the History department. You will be an outstanding classroom practitioner who has the ability to inspire, challenge and motivate to ensure that students are given the best opportunity to succeed, not only in the classroom but in life.

The History department has undergone significant development this academic year. The position as Head of History is an exciting opportunity to drive innovation and build an engaging curriculum model in a popular curriculum area.

Astrea Academy Trust is committed to high quality professional development and career opportunities for all staff, we are passionate about cultivating our own talented workforce. At Astrea we believe that we can provide an opportunity to join a dynamic team enabling a bespoke career development programme to be created for you in a supportive environment. 

If you are as excited by this opportunity as we are, we want to hear from you. The closing date for applications will be 12 noon on Friday 24th November 2017 with interviews to be held as soon as possible after shortlisting on this date. Therefore, please complete and return your application as soon as possible.

Application packs can be downloaded from the Netherwood Academy website http://www.netherwoodschool.com/support-vacancies or the Astrea Academy Trust website https://astreaacademytrust.org/vacancies 

Applications should be returned by the closing date to Miss J Crossland, Assistant Business Manager, Netherwood, Dove Valley Way, Wombwell, Barnsley, S73 8FE or emailed to jCrossland2@netherwoodschool.co.uk

Netherwood Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An enhanced disclosure from the DBS will be required for this post.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Dove Valley Way, Wombwell, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S73 8FE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1226 272 000