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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 May 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    13 March 2024

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  • Teacher

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Full-time equivalent salary

£31,350.00 - £47,839.00 Annually (Actual) +TLR2a

Curriculum Lead, History and Sociology job summary

We wish to appoint an engaging and creative Middle Leader as Curriculum Lead for History and Sociology, taking outcomes and participation to the next level, whilst sustaining the highest standards of innovation and creative practice. The successful candidate must have the ability to teach across all key stages and be committed to promoting outstanding teaching and learning.

We are looking for a colleague who:

has the vision and motivation necessary to drive forward school improvement

has the required knowledge, skills and experience to implement a high level strategy within the departments and to develop engagement across the whole school

has excellent interpersonal and communication skills to inspire and motivate all members of our school community

has a view of education that promotes all aspects of a young person’s development

The Adeyfield Academy is part of the ATLAS Multi Academy Trust. It has been an integral part of the local community for many years and we are proud to have a very friendly and diverse body of staff who have developed a vision to make a real difference. We strive to build a future for learning in our wonderful school community where all students can be the very best version of themselves.

The Academy offers:

A friendly working environment with supportive and caring colleagues

Generous pension benefits

Onsite catering facilities

Excellent facilities with significant investment made over the last few years

All staff encouraged and supported in their professional development

Desirable location to live or work with great transport links and perfectly located for job seekers from Herts, Beds, Bucks and North and West London

The Adeyfield Academy is set in the heart of the community of Hemel Hempstead and is a mixed, all ability 11-18 sponsored Academy and part of the ATLAS Multi Academy Trust. We welcome visits from potential applicants. Please contact our Team on 01442 406020.

Closing Date for application & shortlisting: 30 April 2024 at midnight

Prospective candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as the school reserves the right to close the advert should we feel able to appoint an appropriate candidate. The Adeyfield Academy is a member of ATLAS Academy Trust. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

The Adeyfield Academy is part of the ATLAS Multi Academy Trust together with St Albans Girls' School and Beech Hyde Primary School & Nursery. Our vision is to build a collaborative partnership of schools that provide outstanding educational provision through challenge and promoting excellence.

We seek to ensure that all our staff feel valued, supported and enjoy exceptional professional development opportunities. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates. For more information about ATLAS please visit our website.

    Commitment to safeguarding

    Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

    Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

    Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
    childcare disqualification
    Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
    online and social media
    prohibition from teaching
    right to work
    satisfactory references
    suitability to work with children

    You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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    About The Adeyfield Academy

    School type
    Academy, ages 11 to 18
    Education phase
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    School size
    709 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    11 to 18

    The Adeyfield Academy is a 11-19 comprehensive school in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. There are approximately 560 students on roll including 70 in the Sixth Form. Our aim is to provide the highest quality education for each individual, supported by our motto of Learning Without Limits. The Adeyfield Academy has an enthusiastic, energetic and experienced staff body. There are many opportunities to become involved in extra-curricular activities including drama productions, musical events, sport and residential visits. The school is a rewarding environment in which to work, with excellent relationships between all members of our school community. Teamwork is at the core of our work and we value the input of all staff equally. We know that we are strongest when we all work together to achieve the best for all our students. We operate a 25 period, two-week timetable. A faculty system operates and Heads of Faculty lead the curriculum areas. A year system operates with all students allocated to a form group. In Year 7 -9 students are taught in half-year groups with setting in the core subjects. In Years 10-11, students follow a core of English, Maths, Science, PE, Citizenship, Geography or History with four option choices from a wide range of subjects. Open access to the Sixth Form encourages many students to stay on each year. Programmes of study include A-Level and Vocational courses. As a result of growing student numbers and a wider array of specialisms offered amongst staff, our KS5 curriculum continues to expand. The Adeyfield Academy continues to go from strength-to-strength and we want all students to achieve their best.

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