Head of History, Wakefield

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Tes Schools RecruitmentWakefield

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

Tes is seeking an inspiring and passionate Head of History to join a well respected multi-academy trust in Wakefield.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a trust that is committed to providing world class education for all young people within its community and as such recognises the pivotal role that its staff play.  It has gained a reputation for excellence that is best evidenced in the outcomes that pupils achieve across all aspects. Its strong tradition of success is built on a firm foundation of personalised pastoral care, ensuring a climate for learning that is calm, well ordered and secure. 

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. You 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.

The school wants to hear from passionate Middle Leaders who have experience in delivering engaging lessons. The school wants to bring back the magic to History and wants to hear from you!

The school can offer: 

  • An opportunity to collaborate with colleagues acrossacademies and within the central Trust teams, with other academies and Multi Academy Trust’s on a local or regional basis
  • The opportunity to work in a forward thinking and fast paced environment alongside a range of professionals with a proven track record of success in transforming education for young people
  • A specific career stage pathway of professional development with a commitment to support engagement in nationally recognised professional qualifications (NPQ’s)
  • All employees have the opportunity to access a pension scheme
  • All employees have access to discounted rates for self and family members for a range of local and national companies and services, reviewed annually
  • All employees have access to the Fitness Suite at one of the academies in the Trust free of charge


The school expects:

  • A UK teaching qualification such as PGCE/PGDE, SCITT, BEd or MEd with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
  • A relevant BA in History or a related subject
  • Previous experience of delivering History up to GCSE, engaging and stretching pupil ability


If this sounds like the role for you please click 'Apply Now' , or to find out more please get in touch with Katie Rossiter on 07810506267 or email katie.rossiter@tes.com REF KR 1292416



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