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Head of History

City of Derby AcademyDerby

Head of History

City of Derby Academy Full Time, Permanent 


Do you want to improve the life chances of all students?  Do you want to make an impact in a school that is moving forward with exciting times?  

We are seeking to appoint a successful, enthusiastic and dynamic professional who is a highly motivated, well-qualified specialist with an innovative and supportive approach to teaching and learning.   

The City of Derby Academy is part of the QEGSMAT.  The Trust’s vision is to ‘Question, Explore; Give; Succeed’ and our exceptional staff, strong leadership and motivated young people, as well as excellent facilities, provide the successful formula for this.    

We offer candidates: 

  • Support, mentoring and professional learning appropriate to the post. 
  • A forward looking, hardworking and enthusiastic team of staff with the desire and skills to improve outcomes.  
  • A location which has excellent transport links and enjoys state of the art resources.  


We’re committed to providing first-rate training and development to all of our staff, as well as excellent career advancement opportunities.  You’ll find high expectations here too; we expect the kind of exemplary conduct from students that allows our teachers to do their jobs as effectively as they can.   

In this post you will play an instrumental role in ‘improving the life chances of all students’ which includes developing whole-school systems and ensuring that the school provides the highest quality education to all our young people.  You will be working with a team committed to embedding excellence in everything we do.   

QEGSMAT is committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion.  We welcome applications from all sections of the community.  We are committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults.   

Appointment is subject to a clear DBS check to an enhanced level.   

Please apply via TES

Closing date for applications: Friday 15th May 2020 10am 

Interview date: w/c Monday 18th May 2020  

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