This job expired on 1 May 2023

  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    1 May 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 March 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£28,000 - £43,685

Additional allowances

£10,711 MG5

What skills and experience we're looking for

Waltham Toll Bar Academy are looking to appoint a dynamic, proactive and knowledgeable Head of Humanities to lead a number of faculty areas at Waltham Toll Bar Academy. The successful applicant will line manage the curriculum leaders of History, Geography and CPHSE within the school and support SLT with the effective implementation of Humanities across the school. We strongly encourage applications from people wanting to progress into Senior Leadership roles within the future.

Humanities is a large faculty comprising of History, Geography, CPHSE, Politics, Law and Travel and Tourism. This role is a great opportunity for an experienced subject leader wishing to take a step up into a larger management role, working closely with SLT and impacting strategic decisions across a large department.

The successful applicant will:

  • Enhance teaching and learning within all Humanities faculty areas.
  • Work closely with Senior Leadership to impact whole-school change and drive forward standards.
  • Line-manage the leadership teams of History, Geography, CPHSE, Law, Politics and Travel and Tourism.
  • Lead and inspire a love of learning across Humanities.
  • Lead the design and implementation of an outstanding curriculum across all Humanities subjects.
  • Have the passion, drive, resilience and determination to see through change that benefits the lives of young people.
  • Be committed to the professional development of staff to allow them to progress within the Academy.
  • Be able to teach a Humanities subject at GCSE and A-Level.
  • Make a full contribution to the wider personal development of our students at Waltham Toll Bar Academy.

What the school offers its staff

Our offer to you:

  • A unique opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of students
  • A highly skilled team to work with and well-resourced class rooms
  • A fantastic community of parents and students who deserve the best
  • High quality support and mentoring to ensure that you succeed
  • Extensive training and development pathways
  • Collaborative, collegial family approach to our work
  • A positive environment with colleagues who care

Commitment to safeguarding

Lincolnshire Gateway Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies. In line with our safer recruitment practices and statutory guidance on Keeping Children Safe in Education, all applicants must be willing to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Additional pre-employment checks will also be carried out including online/social media check, satisfactory references and any other appropriate checks necessary in order to assess the suitability to work with children.

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About Waltham Toll Bar Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1971 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01472 502297

Waltham Tollbar Academy, Grimsby, is one of the largest secondary schools in the country, with a firm commitment to providing the best care and welfare of every member of our community.

Our academy is a fantastic place to study and work; we are a forward thinking, outward facing, dynamic, Ofsted ‘OUTSTANDING’ school. We are incredibly proud of all that we have achieved and of our longstanding reputation for excellence.

This is underpinned by a culture that is dynamic, creative and supports innovation at every level. We push for the very best to support the development of our staff and students. That is why our Academy is a vibrant learning community giving you the potential to accelerate both your teaching and leadership career.

This is an exciting time for Waltham Toll Bar Academy with a new Chief Executive of the Trust and a new Headteacher of the school. The new Head is completely dedicated and committed to building even further on the great strengths the school has to ensure it plays a transformative role in the local community and beyond.

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