Head of Humanities, Essex

Closing date:

Helena Romanes School and Sixth Form CentreEssex

Date posted:
Start date: Easter or September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: UPR/TPR plus TLR 1c, £7987
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Humanities

The Helena Romanes School & Sixth Form Centre

Location: Essex

Salary: UPR/TPR plus TLR 1c, £7987

Contract type: Full Time, Permanent

Closing date: Monday 27 January 2020, 12 noon  

Interview date: Week commencing Monday 3 February, 2020

Start date: Easter or September 2020

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, innovative leader with strong curriculum understanding to join us as Head of Humanities. You will provide strategic leadership to your subject leaders (Geography, History, RE and Citizenship), with a clear focus on continuing to drive improvements in teaching, curriculum design and progress across the Faculty. As Head of Humanities you will not be expected to lead a specific subject in addition to your duties as Head of Faculty. 

Reporting to an Assistant Headteacher, you will have a varied, dynamic and strategic role. It will be excellent preparation for candidates keen to enter senior leadership positions. The successful candidate will benefit from the support of an experienced, innovative and ambitious senior leadership team.

We would love to hear from you if you are an inspirational, dynamic and creative individual who makes learning fun and challenging, and who is looking to join a supportive and enthusiastic team in beautiful rural surroundings.

At Helena Romanes we value the personal attributes of hard work, positivity and kindness, and we are looking for someone who can model these values.

We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating diversity, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

The school is a popular and successful 11-18 comprehensive, situated in the beautiful North Essex countryside. It has good communications to London and the South East, and it is approximately 7 miles from Stansted Airport. 

Please apply by application form which can be found on our school website www.helena-romanes.essex.sch.uk to Sue Este, HR Manager  seste@hrs.education

Visits to the school to meet with our students and staff are welcomed; please contact Sue Este, HR Manager, to arrange a convenient appointment or to ask any questions that you may have. 

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. It expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

The school reserves the right to interview candidates before the published closing date.

More about Helena Romanes School and Sixth Form Centre
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Parsonage Downs, Great Dunmow, Essex, CM6 2AU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1371 872560
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