Department Leader for Culture and Wellbeing Kepier, Houghton le Spring, Tyne and Wear

Job description

Purpose of Job: To lead the teaching, learning and development of PSHCE, RE, Culture and Wellbeing across the School.

To be accountable for the quality of teaching and learning within the department; including the rigorous monitoring and evaluation across the department.
To be accountable for learner progress and development within the department.
To be accountable for curriculum development within the department.
To be accountable for leading, managing and developing the subject area/department, including those staff with leadership responsibilities.
To implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for learners within the department.
To effectively manage and deploy teaching/support staff, financial and physical resources within the department to support the curriculum.
To monitor and lead the overall progress and development of learners as a manager and as a form coach.
To facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides learners with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.
To contribute to raising standards of learner attainment.
To develop and enhance the teaching practice of others.
To share and support the school’s responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for personal and academic growth.
To be fully compliant with the Teacher Standards.

Essential educational requirements

Good qualification in subject area

Essential qualifications

Honours degree and QTS

Essential skills and experience

Knowledge and understanding of subject at both Key Stages

High level communication skills

High level of organisational skills

Ability to promote the active development of Culture and Wellbeing

Experience of setting and achieving targets

Proficient in ICT

Team leadership

Ability to monitor and review the quality of teaching and learning

Employee benefits

TLR 2b

About Kepier

Kepier is an exciting place to teach with friendly, supportive and successful staff. We follow a traditional, challenging and aspirational curriculum which helps prepare our young people for the competitive world of work.

Dairy Lane, Houghton le Spring, Tyne and Wear, DH4 5BH
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