Head of Humanities with Specialism in either History or Geography, Bracknell Forest

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Brakenhale AcademyBracknell Forest
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Start date: Required ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPR with TLR 1A (£7,699) (The salary is negotiable dependant on the skills of the applicant)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

This is a new and exciting time for Brakenhale School.  We have worked hard to create a dynamic learning environment under the direction of the new Headteacher, Jane Coley. Brakenhale School is a growing, improving 11-19 secondary school with a strong commitment to high standards for students and staff. 

We are a friendly school, with a firm commitment to providing professional development opportunities for our staff and a passionate belief that every student in our school matters.

We are very excited that we are full for September 2018 with our Year 7 cohort for the third year running, the school has not been in this position for decades and is testimony to its rapid turnaround. 

Our vision is that Brakenhale School is an outstanding comprehensive school that is regarded by our local community as their secondary school of choice.  

Brakenhale School is an Academy which is part of the successful Greenshaw Learning Trust, and this move has only continued to support the rapid progression of the school.  

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced, committed and enthusiastic Head of Humanities. The successful candidate will join a team who are passionate about engaging and inspiring young people in their learning. We are looking to recruit a colleague with both the commitment and relevant skills to drive our raising standards agenda across the whole ability range.  

We believe staff welfare is a key part of our ethos and have a wide range of incentives to support staff and ensure they are valued. Employees are also entitled to a range of benefits including an Employee Assistance Programme and reduced gym membership.

If you feel you have the qualities to join the Headteacher in rapidly moving forward, we would love to hear from you. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged, please contact Anna-Marie Elsey, HR Manager, on 01344 465066 to arrange a time to come and meet us or talk to the Headteacher before interview.  

Please note that all applications will be considered upon receipt of a completed application form and statement of suitability. Applications will be reviewed as received.

For further information regarding this post or the school and to download an application form please click the apply button.

The Brakenhale School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. It is essential that all members of staff and volunteers share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for all posts. 



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