Head of Humanities, Woking, Surrey

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Bishop David Brown SchoolWoking, Surrey

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Start date: 01 September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: MPR/UPR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Bishop David Brown School is seeking to appoint a highly motivated and inspirational Head of Humanities. This role is 2 days per week and is a job share. 

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious middle leader looking to develop their experience of leadership in this subject area that includes History, Geography, RS, Citizenship and PSHE.

Bishop David Brown is a small 11-16 mixed school with friendly staff near Woking in Surrey.  We are wholly committed to go the extra mile for our young people, not only in the classroom but with our range of extracurricular opportunities that we offer. Students work to the best of their ability in a school where they are healthy, enjoy their education, stay safe and make positive contributions to the community. Visitors always comment on the caring, friendly atmosphere and the polite, happy students.

The department consists of seven members of staff. The subjects within the department are a very popular choice at GCSE level with many students choosing one or more subjects to study. The department runs a variety of extra-curricular trips including a History trip to Berlin and the World War One Battlefields.

At its last Ofsted inspection the school was rated as Good with Outstanding features.  

The successful applicant will have high expectations of all students and a strong desire to succeed, in addition to the expectations of a classroom teacher, the Head of Humanities has overall responsibility for leading the Department in fostering a love of the Humanities subjects and raising the profile of RE, History, Geography, PSHE and Citizenship throughout the school. For the right individual this post presents an unrivalled opportunity to make a real difference and a lasting contribution to the success of Humanities at Bishop David Brown School.    

Bishop David Brown is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share the commitment.

This is a fantastic opportunity to make a positive difference to the life experiences and achievements of our students.    Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.  Please contact Mrs Rebecca Daniels, HR Manager, at vacancies@unityschoolstrust.co.uk to arrange an appointment.

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More about Bishop David Brown School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Albert Drive, Woking, Surrey, GU21 5RF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1932 349696
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Bishop David Brown is a rapidly improving school with excellent opportunities for professional development for the successful candidate.

Under the leadership of a motivated and supportive leadership team the staff are offered every opportunity to dev...