Director of Learning: Humanities (Geography Specialist)

Highfield Leadership Academy, Blackpool, Lancashire

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Job details

Job role Teacher
Subject Geography
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary MPS/UPS Plus TLR1

Job summary

Who we’re looking for

We’re looking for a Director of Learning - Humanities with a proven track record of success in improving standards and raising pupil outcomes. We want to hear from talented middle leaders looking to extend their experience, and outstanding, ambitious teachers seeking their first middle leadership post.

As an experienced teacher, you will develop an exciting curriculum that suits every type of learner and have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of our young people. The successful candidate will be a committed team player with excellent organisational and motivational skills.

You will be able to demonstrate the ability to lead a successful faculty drawing on your extensive teaching and leadership experience. As a Star middle leader, you’ll join the Star Academies family, a high-performing and supportive network of primary and secondary schools with some of the best leaders in education.

You will have:
•A degree-level qualification and Qualified Teacher Status
•The ability to teach to GCSEs

•The ability to coach and motivate colleagues to achieve individual and collective targets
•Experience of sustained delivery of outstanding attainment and achievement
•Experience of innovation and creativity to engage, enthuse and progress learners.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 727 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Highfield Leadership Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email dawn.livesey@highfield.staracademies.org

About Highfield Leadership Academy

Highfield Leadership Academy in Blackpool, Lancashire is a 1200 place, 11-16 secondary school and is part of Star Academies. We joined Star on 1 April 2016 and like all Star schools, “Leadership” is our specialism.

As a designated Leadership Academy, we are keen to ensure our pupils are offered encouragement and a wealth of opportunities to develop their natural skills, abilities and potential. We actively provide learning opportunities to teach performance leadership skills through project-based learning and community work. We ensure our pupils develop essential academic skills in line with our Trust mission to promote educational excellence, character development and service to communities.

School location

Highfield Road, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY4 3JZ