Subject Leader of History, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

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Horizon Community CollegeBarnsley, South Yorkshire

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale L5-L9 (£43,453 to £47,967)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Subject Leader of History

Salary: Leadership Scale L5-L9 (£43,453 to £47,967)

To start: January 2018 

Horizon Community College, Barnsley, opened in September 2012. With nearly £50 million worth of investment, facilities in this new Community College are among the very best in the country. In July 2014, Ofsted judged that ‘Horizon Community College is a good school. Attainment has improved rapidly in all year groups since the college opened.’ 

The 2017 Progress 8 for is 0.17 (unvalidated). This places the College as an above average school and in the top 30% of all schools nationally. 

The College is delighted to be able to offer the right candidate the opportunity to join a very successful department within an ambitious and successful school environment. 

Over the last 5 years, the college has gone from strength to strength and this is a fantastic opportunity for you to play your part in the future successes of Horizon. History at Horizon is a very large department with every pupil at KS4 opting for either History or Geography. The History team includes 7 teachers who teach across the whole age and ability range, and have access to outstanding ICT facilities. The Department has its own resource base and suite of classrooms, which supports effective collaboration and a sense of identity. History is a very popular option choice and we currently have a large number of classes at KS4.

As part of this dynamic and successful team you must be committed to achieving the highest standards and possess the creativity to maximise the use of state of the art resources.  

Horizon offers the successful candidate a whole-hearted commitment to professional learning that places individual development at the heart of its ethos. You will also benefit from opportunities to learn as part of a dynamic, forward-facing leadership team with an outstanding track record in school improvement.

For full details, to discuss the role or to request an application pack, please contact our recruitment partner, Aj Blyth at Hays Education on arthur.blyth@hays.com or 0114 217 1556. We welcome visits from potential candidates-please contact Aj Blyth to arrange this.

The closing date for this post is Monday 23rd October 2017 at 12 noon. Please return your application at your earliest convenience as earlier interviews may be available.

Interviews dates are to be confirmed.

Horizon Community College reserve the right to close this advert prior to the closing date above.

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A criminal records bureau check will be undertaken for the successful applicant.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Dodworth Road, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S70 6PD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1226 704230
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