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  • Start date details

    January 2025

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    4 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher
  • Head of department or curriculum

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

History

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS based on experience + TLR

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking a passionate and experienced educator to lead our History Department as Head of Department - History. The successful candidate will be responsible for driving the vision and strategic direction of the department, ensuring high standards of teaching and learning, and fostering a love for history among our students.

Leigh Academy Tonbridge is a vibrant and inclusive secondary school committed to providing an exceptional education for all our students. Our History Department plays a crucial role in fostering curiosity, analytical skills, and a deep understanding of historical events and perspectives among our students.

As the Head of Department - History, you will lead a team of passionate educators to deliver engaging and innovative lessons that ignite curiosity and foster a love for History. You will oversee the development and implementation of the curriculum, ensuring it aligns with national standards, while also enhancing the student learning experiences. We are seeking a dynamic teacher who encourages a love for the subject through their teaching and who has both the ability and commitment to inspire and develop the practice of colleagues in the History department.

We’d like to hear from you if you are:

  • Collaborative, building strong professional relationships.
  • Able to motivate and inspire students to achieve their full potential.
  • Energetic with a ‘can do’ attitude.

What the school offers its staff

At Leigh Academy Tonbridge you can expect;

  • Impeccable student behaviour in classrooms and around the academy.
  • High levels of focus in students.
  • A supportive academy with visible leadership that support teachers to develop.
  • Students who are committed to their learning and want to do their very best.
  • Students who work well together and show the highest level of respect towards each other and towards members of staff.
  • The opportunity to be part of a team that highly values your wellbeing.

This is a full time, permanent position offering Main Pay Scale/ Upper Pay Scale commensurate with experience + TLR. The successful candidate will join us from January 2025.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Leigh Academy Tonbridge

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
585 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

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