Head of History Department, Barnet

Expiring soon

Wren AcademyBarnet

Date posted:
Start date: Required for September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR £5,565 plus Wren Allowance
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Due to the internal promotion of the current post holder, the opportunity has arisen, to lead a talented, highly motivated and supportive team of teachers who have contributed to securing the Academy’s outstanding OFSTED status, exceptional examination success and a thriving sixth form.

Located in the London Borough of Barnet, Wren Academy is sponsored by the Church of England and Berkhamsted School. The Academy has developed a strong reputation for outstanding teaching and learning, as demonstrated by our Progress 8 figure, which places us in the top 100 schools nationally. We are an all-through school with an established Sixth Form and a primary which opened in 2015. The engaging curriculum, and state of the art buildings have contributed to the Academy’s notable success.

The Academy is a forward-thinking establishment and welcomes colleagues who are enthusiastic and ready to help create powerful and effective learning experiences for all students. The History department is a thriving part of the Wren community and offers History to A level. The curriculum is innovative and focused on developing students’ lifelong love of History, as well as achieving outstanding examination success.

Wren is a MAT and plans are well advanced to build new schools which will provide exciting professional development opportunities for the successful candidate.

We wish to appoint a colleague to this post who has:

  • Outstanding teaching and interpersonal skills
  • A strong History background with ability to teach the subject to GCSE and A Level essential
  • Evidence of ambition and a commitment to continuing professional development
  • The desire to maximise the performance of all students and ensure the very best progress for all

For an application pack please see our website: www.wrenacademy.org/recruitment 

Closing date: Noon, Wednesday 22 January 2020 but applications will be considered as they are received.

Interviews will take place the week commencing 27 January 2020.

Wren Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Hilton Avenue, North Finchley, London, N12 9HB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8492 6000

Wren Academy opened in September 2008 as a new school sponsored by the London Diocese of the Church of England and Berkhamsted School. We have come a long way since the school opened to its first Year 7 in 2008 and are now an all through school with ...