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Director of Learning for Social Studies (TLR1 A £8,291) – Required Full Time from September 2021

Hailsham Community College, Hailsham, East Sussex

Job details

Job role
Philosophy, Psychology, Religious education, Sociology
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Teachers Pay Scale + TLR

Job summary

The college is seeking to appoint a passionate, dynamic Director of Social Studies. The successful candidate may have expertise in GCSE and BTEC and teaching across KS3 KS4 and KS5. This is a superb opportunity to lead a vibrant Social Studies Team which has a record of excellent results. Candidates should be self-motivated, have the drive to work in an exciting and innovative environment and should be ready to contribute creatively to the development of a progressive department.

As a valued member of our team at Hailsham Community College Academy Trust we can offer you:

• An experienced and highly supportive Senior Leadership Team / Middle Leadership Team and pastoral team
• A commitment to your continued professional development at whatever career stage you’re at!
• A school committed to consistency of student experience and sustained improvement
• The opportunity to join our Corporate Membership to Benenden Health Care and Cycle to Work Scheme

Can you offer the following to the students and teachers of Hailsham Community College Academy Trust:

• Values-driven outstanding teaching
• A real passion for learning
• Tenacity to drive and improve the outcomes of staff and students
• Ability to teach at KS3, KS4 and KS5

If you have the motivation and drive for excellence and want to be part of and lead an enthusiastic, dedicated and well-resourced team, committed to ensuring that all students make the best possible progress in an ambitious school with the desire to be ‘outstanding’, we would be pleased to receive an application from you.

To apply, please download the Job Pack and Application Form from our website. Your covering letter should be no more than two sides of A4 (font size 12) and address the statement:

How I will ensure that all my department and students make great progress.

Completed applications should be e-mailed to job.vacancies@hccat.net

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake a DBS enhanced clearance for this Academy. We are also required by law to ensure that any prospective employee is legally entitled to live and work in the UK. You will be required to provide documentation as evidence. Other conditions of employment may apply. We are committed to equality of opportunity and positively welcome applications form all sections of the community.

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School overview

School type
Education phase
Primary, Secondary, 16-19
School size
1311 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 18
Ofsted report
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About Hailsham Community College

Please see website

School location

Battle Road, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 1DT

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