Head of History, Wakefield

Closing date:Expiring soon

Ossett Academy & Sixth Form CollegeWakefield

Date posted:
Start date: Easter 2020 or September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £24,371 - £40,489(MPR/UPR + TLR2B)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Ossett Academy and Accord Sixth Form are seeking to appoint a dynamic and visionary experienced practitioner to lead the History team and successfully contribute towards a forward thinking Humanities department.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding practitioner who can enthuse, engage, motivate and inspire both students and staff with a desire and strong commitment for improvement and team building.

The Head of History will report directly to the Head of Humanities in a robust departmental structure that fosters a collaborative atmosphere to ensure the best outcomes for students. 

If you have the vision and skills to deliver inspirational teaching whilst having the focus and drive to ensure successful outcomes are reached we’d love to hear from you.

Ossett Academy is part of the Accord Multi Academy Trust which is a Wakefield based Trust; all four academies in the Trust are closely located to one another which lends itself to many opportunities to work closely and collaboratively. All academies are within a three mile radius of one another and can be found a short drive off junction 40 of the M1. 

Talk to our staff or pupils and you will find out how proud we are of our unique academy, its supportive atmosphere and strong team ethos. We’re more than happy to show prospective applicants around, and encourage interested candidates to visit and see what makes us great! 

Contact the HR team on 01924 668930 or hr@accordmat.org and we’ll make the arrangements or would be happy to answer any other questions you may have.

For more details, or if you’re ready to apply, visit our website at https://www.ossettacademy.co.uk/recruitment/  where you will find the application form available to download.  

Please return completed application forms to the Accord HR Department at hr@accordmat.org or to Accord HR Department, Storrs Hill Road, Ossett, WF5 0DG.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 20 February 2020 at 12.00pm. 

Interviews are expected to be held week commencing 24 February 2020.  

Ossett Academy and Accord Sixth Form is committed equal opportunities and to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.



More about Ossett Academy & Sixth Form College
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Storrs Hill Road, Ossett, West Yorkshire, WF5 0DG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1924 232 820
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Our Academy is an 11-19 Academy with over 1670 students including 300 in our Sixth Form. We maintain high standards across all aspects of Academy life with high academic attainment and an explosion of extra-curricular opportunity and talent. As a res...