Head of Humanities with whole school responsibility, Hertfordshire

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Fearnhill SchoolHertfordshire
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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Between 47967 and 51639 Leadership scale L9-12
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking for an inspirational and innovative leader of humanities to take our faculty to the next level and to contribute to implementing the vision of holistic education at Fearnhill. The faculty is well established and successful, with a dedicated and experienced team.

The successful candidate will continue to raise standards, strengthen partnerships and ensure positive outcomes for all our students. As a senior middle leader, he or she will work closely with the senior leadership team on whole school improvement, with specific responsibility for growing our students’ sense of identity, belonging and British values across the school.

You will be:

  • An excellent classroom practitioner with an understanding of how children learn

  • Able to teach history to A Level

  • A team player with excellent interpersonal skills

  • Someone with a clear vision of the role of humanities in developing young people’s understanding of themselves and others

This is a superb opportunity for an ambitious teacher who wishes to develop their skills in preparation for a senior leadership role. Fearnhill is a very successful learning community and in 2016 was rated 9th out of Hertfordshire’s 76 secondary schools in terms of its ‘Progress 8’ score of +0.49. Ofsted recognised in June 2015 that “Attitudes to learning are positive. Students interact well with their teachers and the quality of relationships in the classroom is an important factor in the increased rate of academic progress seen across the school.”

We warmly welcome visitors to our friendly and successful school; please contact Jacqui Simmonds to arrange a visit or call Liz Ellis, Headteacher, on 01462 621200 for more information. Fearnhill School is committed to recruiting with care and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people; we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA barred list for children, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.

Closing date: 27/04/2018 17:00:00
Interview date: w/c 30th April 2018

For more information and to apply online : www.teachinherts.com

Icknield Way West
01462 621200

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Address: Icknield Way, Letchworth, Hertfordshire, SG6 4BA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1462 621200