Director of Humanities

All Saints Academy Dunstable, Dunstable, Bedfordshire


Job details

Subjects Geography, History, Religious education
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £47,707 to £53,856

Job summary

We believe that this is a once in a lifetime opportunity to make a significant contribution to the development of All Saints Academy. This is a post within the Academy which has been created to strengthen the Humanities Curriculum Area and we are seeking to appoint a dynamic, ambitious individual who will promote and develop it further.

We are offering this role as Director of Humanities as we wish to attract a colleague with appropriate experience to help in raising experience. As a result we expect the successful candidate to make a real difference to the life chances of the students we serve and support us on our journey to outstanding.

We are looking for a Director of Humanities who will oversee Geography, History and Religious Studies and who will raise expectation and help students to fully appreciate their experience in the teaching of these subjects.

As a senior member of staff you will contribute to the overall leadership and management of the Academy and be active in promoting its aims, and supporting an ethos that promotes achievement and high standards.

You will report directly to the Senior Leadership team.

Essential educational requirements

• Degree in a relevant subject
• Teaching qualification

Essential qualifications

• Degree in a relevant subject
• Teaching qualification

Essential skills and experience

• Ability to motivate learners aged 11-18
• Ability to work across the whole ability range
• Ability to plan strategically to meet the needs of a range of learners
• Understanding of use of assessment to promote individual learning
• Experience of at least Middle Leader level
• Experience of raising standards of attainment and/or behaviour
• Ability to work to agreed deadlines
• Ability to prioritise
• Ability to demonstrate a range of teaching styles and to plan for individual needs
• Resilience and determination
• Creativity
• A positive approach to all issues
• An ability to influence others

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy, Church of England
Education phase Secondary
School size 689 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
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School website All Saints Academy Dunstable website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

School location

Houghton Road, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU5 5AB