Head of History, Fleet

Closing date:

Court Moor SchoolFleet

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR plus TLR 2c
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Are you ready to join one of Hampshire’s top-performing schools?

Court Moor School is a high-achieving 11-16 comprehensive school in Fleet with a fantastic reputation and sky-high ambition. With the highest 9-5 basics and A8 in Hampshire, we are privileged to work with bright students and talented staff. We are looking for a dynamic and committed individual to lead our successful history department to greater heights. 

Our over-subscribed school has the privilege of teaching students who are the highest attaining at KS2 in Hampshire with a high APS on entry – our challenge is to maintain and accelerate their progress.

History is a popular subject at GCSE and results are typically strong – with 86% A*-C and 49% A*/A in 2017. The results also consistently show strong progress in the upper quartile. We are looking for a passionate teacher of history who relishes the challenge of developing the teaching and results even further. 

What we can offer you:

  • A friendly and supportive department, staff, SLT and governing body.
  • Training in middle leadership through internal programmes, as well as through four separate teaching alliances.
  • Pro-active staff development to guide your career and manage your skills portfolio.
  • A school where behaviour is rated as ‘outstanding’ [Ofsted 2013]
  • A supportive, friendly atmosphere where professional trust is consciously applied.

Should you wish to visit the school or talk to key staff prior to application then we would welcome the opportunity to meet you and show you around our school. If you would like to arrange an informal chat with Assistant Headteacher, Richard Bolton then please call 01252 615065 or email rich.bolton@court-moor.hants.sch.uk

For an application pack including role profile, person specification and more information about our school, please email adminoffice@court-moor.hants.sch.uk

Closing date: Noon, Monday 19 March 2018.

Interview date: TBC

Court Moor School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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More about Court Moor School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Spring Woods, Fleet, Hampshire, GU52 7RY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1252 615065
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