Humanities Curriculum Leader, Luton

Closing date:Expiring soon

The Stockwood Park AcademyLuton

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Pay Scale - Upper Pay Scale - £23,720 - £39,406 + TLR 2c - £6,342
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Stockwood Park Academy have a fantastic opportunity for a Curriculum Leader of Humanities to join our successful team. At our Academy, we are extremely proud of the excellent education experience offered.  You will certainly benefit from forward-thinking and supportive leadership and encouraging and enthusiastic staff body who work tirelessly to see you succeed.  

We are looking for a Head of Humanities, who will play an active role in the development of the emerging competency based curriculum providing specific curriculum expertise and furthering our success in leading our Humanities department.  You will also oversee the development of the KS5 curriculum for each subject in the department.  A History specialist is preferred, however we welcome applications from all disciplines in Humanities (Geography and Religious Studies). 

It’s incredibly important to us here at Stockwood that our Curriculum Leaders have the trust and autonomy to run their department and that all our staff are valued, listened to, mentored, challenged and given adequate opportunities to develop. As a Teaching Trust, we offer exceptional teacher training and high-quality professional development programmes catered to your needs. Consequently, we have many success stories of teachers that have joined us and been given excellent CPD and training that has allowed them to climb the career ladder. 

 Key Duties:

• Be accountable for the learning and achievement of all students following programmes within the subject area

• Be accountable for motivation to subject staff (teaching and support) and the creation of a highly effective team

• Track student overall attainment and achievement on a regular basis

• Provide sound financial management within the departmental budgets that have been set.

The successful candidate will have: 

• Some experience of managing the work of others

• Demonstrable impact on school improvement.

• Demonstrable experience of using performance management and performance data to inform target setting, planning and policy.


Job Specifics:

• Start Date: January 2020 

• Salary: Main Pay Scale - Upper Pay Scale - £23,720 - £39,406 + TLR 2c - £6,342

• Job Role:   Full time, Permanent 


Why work for Stockwood Park Academy: 

• £30 million state of the art modern facilities with well-equipped classrooms 

• You’ll be working alongside charismatic, supportive and genuine colleagues and Senior Leadership Team who want to see you succeed and thrive  

• A staff wellbeing team that implements various strategies to boost staff engagement including various activities, events, conferences and many other staff benefits 

• Unparalleled CPD and training opportunities with cross trust and national development programs 

• Excellent opportunities to develop and grow in a successful and expanding Academy 

• To be part of an 11-18 provision with opportunities to teach in the sixth form in for many subject areas

• All teaching staff receive a laptop to use whilst in employment




More about The Stockwood Park Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Part of The Shared Learning Trust, Rotherham Avenue, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 5PP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1582 722 333
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