Head of History

14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Head of History – North Somerset

An unmissable opportunity has arisen for a Head of History to join a close-knit department at this popular Secondary School in North Somerset

Are you and experienced Head of History?

-Head of History position
-Long-term fixed contract role
-Starting September 2017

This vacancy would suit a compassionate teacher looking for more responsibility or a current inspirational Head of History seeking a fresh challenge who has worked in a leading school before. The school want to meet teachers how have been acknowledged as a 'Good' or better teacher following recent observations. The successful Head of History applicant must show the ability to identify and respond to staff training and development requirements and reach a variety of children through your accessible teaching. You must have a confident approach in the classroom and the willingness to embrace the schools ethos.

As a Head of History your role will involve you leading the close-knit Humanities as an important member of the management team. This role comes with the responsibility of reviewing and improving teaching and learning across this subject and making amendments where necessary. The Head Teacher understands the importance of providing teachers with career direction and continued professional development helping you to reach your potential. As Head of History, you will be keeping the team performance on track through professional development. Your duties as Head of History will include taking on board the feedback of the SLT in monthly meetings in order to ensure the progression of your faculty. You will have the responsibility of contributing to a creative teaching approach and developing the Humanities curriculum for the benefit of all students.

Situated in North Somerset, this is a popular secondary school. It is consistently oversubscribed and has built up a positive relationship with the local community. The school was part of a recent Ofsted inspection that deemed the school to be 'Good' overall but leadership has ambition for the school to improve even further.

This is the perfect opportunity for a driven and ambitious individual to really make a difference as a Head of History. Join this secondary school in North Somerset by clicking apply with your C.V. and covering letter, quoting reference JCHHNS100517.

Qualifications Required