We currently have an opportunity to appoint a positive and skilled Deputy
Curriculum Leader for History to deliver the highest level of teaching &
learning for our aspirational students. Excellent subject knowledge and the
ability to motivate students through inspirational, personalised teaching is
essential. The ability to teach
to GCSE is essential and the ability to teach to A Level is desirable.
This is an excellent opportunity for a talented teacher to join a thriving
- to work with students who are committed to their learning
and passionate about their own further professional development;
- to further enhance an already high functioning department
of skilled teachers;
- to work to raise the outcomes for all pupils by inspiring
and motivating students and staff alike.
is also an additional opportunity for colleagues with Pastoral experience to be
considered for a current Pastoral vacancy.
If you are interested in this additional opportunity, please indicate
this within your application form and covering letter which can then be
discussed further in interview. This
should not deter colleagues from applying who do not wish to be considered for
a Pastoral role.
History is offered through KS3, KS4 and KS5, with Politics also offered at
KS5. The successful applicant should
therefore be able to teach GCSE History. The ability to teach History or
Politics to A Level is desirable; where candidates have not yet delivered to A
Level but are excited by the opportunity, they will be well supported through
excellent mentoring and CPD.
successful applicant will support the Curriculum Leader for History in leading
the Department forward towards successful outcomes for all students. Key
responsibilities of the post will include supporting the Curriculum Leader with
a focus on academic intervention in order to give all of our students the
greatest chances of success.
The opportunity for personal development and progression at Arden is
enormous. An active commitment to staff
development through a strong and consistent focus and dialogue around teaching
& learning pedagogy makes this an ideal position for candidates committed
to being the best practitioners they can be. The school has an excellent record of success
at GCSE and A Level.
In return we can offer you:
A positive and innovative
learning culture supported by students, staff, parents and governors.
Enthusiastic students who
enjoy learning and engage positively in all aspects of school life.
Access to high quality
continuing professional development and the opportunity for personal growth and
to Middle Leader Development through:
- Middle Leader cross trust training
- Middle Leader progress meetings with Associate Head
teacher and Executive Head teacher
- Middle Leader support through highly effective SLT
A collaborative and supportive
attitude amongst staff which promotes a sense of teamwork and unity.
A Senior Leadership team who
is committed to promoting the best environment and outcomes for staff and
West Midlands Local Government
Cycle to Work scheme.
Free on-site parking.
Children of staff who are
permanently employed at Arden Academy are eligible for a ‘staff’ priority for
Arden main school and Sixth Form admissions (please see Admissions on our
school website for full details and eligibility criteria).
Arden Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexuality or religion. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Disclosure and, in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education, will be subject to a social media online search.
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