The Deepings School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic,
dynamic, and highly motivated Head of Social Sciences. We’re looking for an individual with a proven
track record of success in improving standards and raising student 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 department, drawing on your extensive teaching and leadership
experience. The successful candidate will take a collaborative approach to
curriculum development that will further improve the learning and teaching
experience for all our students.
We are looking for someone with the following qualities:
- good knowledge of psychology, sociology and H&SC curriculums
- a proven track-record in raising attainment and
- able to review and develop curriculum and resources across all three subject areas,
ensuring that highly effective approaches to teaching and assessment are
explicit within this planning and modelled to colleagues
- a commitment to own professional development and conducting meaningful QA
- demonstrable success in achieving strong
progress with students in these subjects
- excellent, well-developed interpersonal skills
and an understanding of the importance of being able to work collaboratively
across a range of schools
- a strong commitment to inclusion, diversity and
If you share our vision, are passionate about raising
educational attainment and standards, and helping young people reach their full
potential, we would love to hear from you.
Visits to the school are welcomed.
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we welcome
applications from all sections of the community.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the
welfare of children and young people and require all staff and volunteers to
share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to
meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to the
relevant pre-employment checks which will, where applicable, include a health
check, an enhanced DBS check, the Children’s Barred List check and satisfactory
It is an offence for an individual who has been
disqualified from working with children to knowingly apply for, offer to do,
accept, or do any work in a ‘regulated activity’. The position advertised is a
We will carry out an online check on all shortlisted
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and require all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks which will, where applicable, include a health check, an enhanced DBS check, the Children’s Barred List check and satisfactory references.
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