Head of Latin and Classical Civilisation, Worksop

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Worksop CollegeWorksop

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Start date: Autumn 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive dependent upon experience and qualifications
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Role

We are looking for an outstanding leader. As part of our experienced and passionate team, you can expect to:

  • Teach Latin and some Classical Civilisation across all age groups.
  • Lead a vibrant, committed and professional team of teachers to enhance the quality of teaching and learning in the Department
  • Share resources and good practice, undertake lesson observations and work scrutiny; encourage collaborative teaching, provide mentoring and actively encourage continuing professional development
  • Review, maintain or develop schemes of work at all levels and undertake or fairly delegate all necessary ad-ministration of academic courses, including examination and coursework processing
  • Monitor the progress of all students taking the subject, and set targets where appropriate; support key groups of pupils in their studies e.g. the most able pupils and pupils with EAL or Learning Support needs
  • Lead the co-curricular life of the Department, through events such as productions, workshops, clubs, trips, open days
  • Review (annually) and plan to improve the impressive academic results of the Classics Department Plan and monitor budgets to meet the requirements of the Department; and develop the physical facilities and re-sources of the Department;
  • Liaise with Pastoral staff and parents where necessary to maximise the progress of students
  • Act as a point of contact for all those wishing to pursue any university studies linked to the subject
  • To offer support to the learning, pastoral and co-curricular needs of the individual students through the house system as a tutor and the co-curricular programme. These duties should be carried out to a high standard to ensure the all-round quality of education for pupils at Worksop College

Job location

More about Worksop College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: Worksop College, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, S80 3AP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1909 537100
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‘An experience to remember for a life time’.

Teaching and learning at Worksop College is a balance of well-established traditions and change.

Educational Aims
To ensure that academic pursuits are the priority of every pupil and teach...