Head of History, Margate, Kent

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Hartsdown AcademyMargate, Kent

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Start date: January2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR/UPS + TLR2b
Contract term: Permanent

Responsible To: Member of Senior Leadership Team 

Responsible For: History 

Location:        Margate, Kent 

Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 2b 

Start Date: January 2018  

This is an excellent opportunity for a department leader with passion and enthusiasm to join our team at Hartsdown Academy. We are at a new phase of improvement and development and we are looking for staff to be part of this exciting journey.   

This is an exciting opportunity to make your mark being the lead professional for this subject across the school.  You will be successful in teaching and curriculum development in the 11-19 age range and have experience of developing clear strategies for ensuring students make progress.      

The successful candidate will: 

• Be an active member of the middle leadership team and set the direction of the development of Teaching and Learning throughout the school. 

• Raise standards of student attainment and achievement within curriculum area and to monitor and support student progress 

• Be responsible for the day-to-day management of staff within the designated curriculum area and act as a positive role model  

• Ensure the high status of History throughout the school by running at least one History month per year.  

In return we will offer you: 

• An exciting environment where you can really make a difference 

• Being part of a small local trust that is totally committed to its staff and children 

• Significant opportunities for CPD and development  

For a full job description, person specification and application form, please contact Claire Titherington, Office Manager by calling 01843 227957 ext. 1060 or by e-mailing titheringtonc@hartsdown.org  

Closing date:  12 Noon, Friday 29th September 2017  

Interviews: Week commencing 9th October 2017  

Hartsdown Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will need to undertake a DBS Employment Check.

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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: George V Avenue, Margate, Kent, CT9 5RE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1843 227957
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