Head of History, Croydon

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St Joseph's CollegeCroydon

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR negotiable for outstanding candidate (Outer London)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of History for September 2018. TLR negotiable for Outstanding Candidate

We are seeking to appoint an individual who loves to teach and loves to learn and who has a passion for all aspects of History.  This is an excellent opportunity lead a popular and successful department in one of the oldest Catholic schools in England and is an excellent foundation for further career progression. 

We are seeking an enthusiastic leader who can lead teaching across the key stages in the department. The successful applicant will be passionate about History Education, well organised, and willing to go the “extra mile” to ensure pupils achieve. 

We are looking for applicants who are highly motivated and ready to contribute to helping the College as we build on our 2016 Good OFSTED rating.

You must:

  • Be a passionate advocate of the subject who      contributes effectively to departmental and whole school      improvement. 
  • Be highly motivated and demonstrate the      highest professional standards
  • Be willing to teach across the full age and      ability range at age 11-18, including A-level. 
  • Be able and willing to make a full      contribution to the life of the school. 
  • Have high expectations of yourself and      others 
  • Be a good communicator with excellent      interpersonal skills 
  • Be flexible and a good team player 

St Joseph’s College is one of the oldest boys Catholic Schools in the South with over 163 years of History. We are an ambitious and dynamic school with our eyes firmly placed on the future. The College provides a highly supportive working environment and we are committed to professional development. 

We are a successful 11-18 Boys’ School (Girls in the 6th Form) on the Croydon/Lambeth border. As a Catholic school we place our faith in the person realising that each life is unique and precious. 

We would welcome any potential applicants to visit or telephone the school for an informal discussion about this position. For full details on this vacancy please contact Mrs C Stevens, PA to the Headmaster on the email below.

Within your supporting statement please set out your vision for the History Department at St Joseph’s College, stating what experience the students can expect under your leadership. 

Completed Applications to be sent to cstevens@sjc.ac

Closing date for the receipt of completed applications:

FRIDAY 18th FEBRUARY 2018 at Noon.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for this role. Applications may be considered whilst the post is being advertised. SJC reserves the right to close the adverts earlier that the stated deadline.

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More about St Joseph's College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Beulah Hill, London, SE19 3HL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 87611426
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Founded by the De La Salle Brothers in 1855 and St Joseph’s College is one of England’s oldest and most established Catholic State Funded Boys Schools. Girls are admitted into our thriving 6th Form. This is an opportunity to play a significant role i...