Head of History, Heanor, Derbyshire

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Heanor Gate Science CollegeHeanor, Derbyshire
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR2.2 £4,447
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of History

(TLR2.2 £4,447)

Required for September 2018

Heanor Gate Science College, situated on the Derbyshire / Nottinghamshire border, is looking to appoint dynamic, innovative and enthusiastic professional who combines excellent organisational and teaching skills with the ability to inspire and motivate students. The successful applicant will join a very committed, forward thinking and successful team. We are a ‘good’ school (Ofsted March 2017) with a strong commitment to ongoing professional development.

We are seeking to appoint a highly skilled and enthusiastic subject leader for history, with a passion for their subject and a commitment to ensure that every child flourishes. The person appointed will have the opportunity to lead the history department to further success, ensuring high attainment and outstanding teaching and learning at all key stages. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of planning engaging curricula and developing and implementing highly effective strategies for raising attainment and securing the best possible outcomes in history. They will also have excellent knowledge of the new curriculum and KS3, KS4 and KS5. The post is advertised as full time.

We offer a supportive learning and working environment, allowing all students to make good progress and teachers to continuously develop. There is a comprehensive support package for all teachers who join the school, ensuring they are fully integrated to the ethos of the school and the trust.

Applicants would be expected to share the Trust’s high aspirations and expectations for pupils and staff.

If you would like to discuss the role or have any queries, please contact Mrs C Harris at charris@heanorgate.derbyshire.sch.uk or telephone 01773 716396.

Applications for this post must be submitted on our online application form, which can be found at http://www.satrust.com/vacancies

In line with safer recruitment policies, references will be called for prior to interview.

Closing date for applications is 12 midday on Friday 27 April 2018

Interviews will take place Wednesday 2 May 2018

Spencer Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and all posts are subject to enhanced DBS with children’s barred list checks and completion of Level 2 safeguarding training.   

Heanor  Gate Science College is part of the Spencer Academies Trust

Spencer Academies Trust is a medium sized Trust which is committed to ensuring that every child, regardless of background, has access to an outstanding education and real choices in life.  Our successful track record of providing high quality teaching and learning ensures improved outcomes for children and young people.  Our mission statement for the Trust reflects our vision and aim for all Trust schools.  Our highly successful network of 12 schools (5 secondary and 7 primary) educates students across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Nottingham City, Derby City and Leicestershire.

To improve the life chances of children and young people by raising aspirations and fulfilling potential, challenging and supporting all the schools within the Trust on their journey to and beyond outstanding and to achieve this by developing world-class leaders.



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Address: Kirkley Drive, Heanor, Derbyshire, DE75 7RA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1773 716396