Head of Humanities, Woking, Surrey

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Woking CollegeWoking, Surrey

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Start date: 28/08/2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £39,411 to £42,053 plus £994 fringe allowance per annum, depending on experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The College requires a full-time Head of Humanities to oversee the leadership and management of the department within the College.  We are looking for an inspiring and dynamic candidate to join our successful and growing College.   

The role will be offered with a view to starting on 28 August 2018 – an earlier start is possible if available. 

Applications from Teachers in Schools and Sixth Form College sectors are welcome.  A full mentoring programme is organised to introduce all new staff to sixth form college systems and procedures and to support and encourage professional development. 

We are looking for an exceptional candidate. We expect high performance from all our staff, and are looking for an impressive individual to inspire College students.  Candidates should demonstrate their ability and suitability to both the role and the culture of the College.

The Humanities Department is a collegiate and highly successful team, with a particular passion for innovative approaches to teaching and learning. This role has become available due to the promotion of one of the members of the department.  Student numbers are consistently growing year on year, so this is an exciting time to join the department. 

Alongside the academic opportunities offered to students, extra-curricular trips, visits and support sessions are also key to our success. Opportunities such as revision conferences, visiting speakers and speakers from local universities have all helped to offer students a diverse educational experience. Equally, our students have placed a high value on support and revision workshops, including Easter Revision Conference sessions and one-to-one support. The majority of Humanities students go on to higher education in such fields as History, Politics and Law, and enjoy support and guidance from staff in making these important choices.

Salary: £39,411 to £42,053 plus £994 fringe allowance per annum

Closing Date: 9am, Monday 29 January 2018

Interviews: to be held on Monday 5 February 2018

To Apply:  Please download the Head of Humanities Application Pack and click the Apply Now button to access the Application Form   

Apply by completing and returning the Application Form to:     

Kirsty Crook, Personnel Officer:  email: kcr@woking.ac.uk  direct telno: 01483 227438  

Woking College, Rydens Way, Woking, GU22 9DL.   Reception telno: 01483 761036  

Website:  www.woking.ac.uk

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More about Woking College
Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Rydens Way, Woking, Surrey, GU22 9DL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1483 761036
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