Curriculum Leader Humanities

Alsager School, Stoke-on-Trent, Cheshire


Job details

Subjects Geography, History
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

The Curriculum Leader will be responsible and accountable for pupil achievement and outcomes at all levels and in all specialisms across the faculty. They will ensure that all faculty members have the highest possible expectations of their pupils and create a culture of high aspirations across the team. The person appointed will monitor and analyse data across the faculty to implement effective strategies and intervention to raise pupil achievement.

Essential educational requirements

Qualified teacher with QTS.
Honours Degree in Humanities based subject.

Essential qualifications

PGCE (or equivalent).
Record of effective CPD in Teaching and Learning and subject knowledge.

Essential skills and experience

Experience of teaching across the 11-16 age range.
Excellent and successful classroom teacher to role model performance.
Experience of leading a successful team.
Understands the need for quality assurance, monitoring and evaluation.
Knows what Outstanding is.
Experience of working in a target-driven environment using data analysis to implement effective strategies and intervention.
Practical knowledge of curriculum pathways.
Enthusiasm about all aspects of Science.
Expertise in assessment and intervention strategies.
Commitment to improving student learning and raising achievement at all levels.
Ability to use ICT to raise achievement.
Commitment to safeguard & promote the welfare of children.
Excellent communication skills with staff, students and parents.
Have the vision to see the big picture, get things done and skills to motivate the team.
Team building skills and the ability to empathise with different points of view.

Employee benefits

TLR 2c £6,759
A pleasant, working environment in well maintained and equipped classrooms on a mature campus in the heart of Alsager in rural Cheshire East.
To work alongside a collaborative, forward thinking Head and Senior Leadership Team whose priority is to support and develop you.
A dedicated, hardworking and supportive Humanities team all passionate about their subject.
Friendly and highly motivated students who are keen to learn and take pride in their achievements.
A comprehensive induction programme when joining the school as an NQT, including your own dedicated mentor.
An outstanding professional development programme with the opportunity to share best practice within your own faculty and with staff from other specialisms.
A laptop to use whilst in employment.
A large, modern and comfortable communal staff room to relax in during your breaks.
Employee of the week scheme.
Part of the Chimney House Teaching School Alliance.
Superb on-site catering at very competitive prices.
Complementary ‘breakfast sandwiches’ each month on pay day and biscuits every Friday!
Reduced membership of the on-site Leisure Centre Fitness Suite.
Free on-site parking.
Good road/rail links with access to Manchester city centre and the airport in under an hour.
Children of staff who have worked at the school for two or more years are counted as part of our over subscription criteria.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1452 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
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About Alsager School

School location

Hassall Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Cheshire, ST7 2HR