Department Leader for Culture and Wellbeing
Kepier, Houghton le Spring, Tyne and Wear
|Working pattern||Full-time only|
|Salary||Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £24,373 to £35,971|
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
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
Ability to monitor and review the quality of teaching and learning
|School size||1016 pupils enrolled|
|Age range||11 to 16|
|Ofsted report||View Ofsted report|
|School website||Kepier website (opens in a new window)|
Dairy Lane, Houghton le Spring, Tyne and Wear, DH4 5BH