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  • Start date details

    April 2024

  • Closing date

    26 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 February 2024

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£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (Actual) TLR 2 £7,763 plus R&R allowance for the right candidate

Head of Department - History job summary

A UNIQUE CHANCE TO SHAPE THE CURRICULUM WITHIN A GROWING ACADEMY

Are you inspirational, highly motivated and enthusiastic? Are you looking for the next exciting step in your career at an OFSTED ‘Outstanding’ school?

We are seeking a suitably qualified, committed individual with a passion for positively impacting upon our students in our growing, vibrant and dynamic school, Watling Academy. As the Head of Department you will lead and develop History within the Academy, ensuring the curriculum is robust, challenging and a culture of innovative teaching and learning is embedded.

You will have excellent subject knowledge and a passion for your subject. You will be prepared to go the extra mile for our students and to develop colleagues within your team. You will receive mentoring, coaching and support from a vastly experienced Line Manager to help you develop the knowledge and skills to enable you to take the next steps in your career when you are ready.

  • Information about the History curriculum and end points is available on the website.
  • All students are expected to choose either History or Geography at Key Stage 4.

Watling Academy was judged as ‘Outstanding’ by OFSTED in May 2023 and is a purpose-built secondary school in its fourth year of operation, located within the Whitehouse development on the western expansion area of Milton Keynes. The Academy will have 1800 students when at full capacity. Watling Academy is part of the Denbigh Alliance MAT.

If you would like to join our team then please visit our website, www.watling.academy for more information and to download an application form. Application forms should be emailed to hr@thedenbighalliance.org.uk

The Denbigh Alliance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

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About Watling Academy

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
841 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Watling Academy is a purpose-built secondary school in its second year of operation, located within the Whitehouse development on the western expansion area of Milton Keynes. The Academy will have 1800 students when at full capacity. Watling Academy is part of the Denbigh Alliance MAT.

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