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Head of Faculty Humanities 1148

Thomas Hinderwell Primary Academy, Scarborough, North Yorkshire

Job details

Subjects History, Geography, Religious education
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

homas Middlecott Academy is now recruiting for a Head of Humanities. This role could be the ideal next step in your career.

If you are ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you.

About the role

You will lead the department and act as the core Leader for this subject area. You will be responsible for leading, managing, supporting and monitoring the work of the departmental team to secure effective leadership and management of the department and high standards of staff performance.

About you

Enthusiastic and highly committed
Have the capacity to generate energy and enthusiasm for learning
Be able to raise achievement through motivating, challenging and inspiring our students
Be a reflective and resilient practitioner
Have a commitment to inclusion
Help foster a culture of high expectations and achievement within the department
Have a commitment to the Trust and school’s ethos and vision
Be able to establish strong relationships with students and staff
Model professional standards across all areas of work
About The David Ross Education Trust

The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 33 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.

We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other. We offer high quality programmes for CPD and Leadership Development delivered through our Teaching School Alliance to support our practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and learning across our academies.

Our Academy

Thomas Middlecott Academy is committed to providing an environment which encourages all students to maximise their potential. The academy values the individuality of every child and acknowledges the importance of helping every student recognise the spectrum of their own capabilities.

Through personalised approaches and targeted learning Thomas Middlecott Academy strives for every student to achieve their potential.

Essential educational requirements

Qualified Teacher Status
Degree in relevant subject

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

The ability to plan strategically, to set out clear aims and objectives and to manage transformational change successfully
The ability to carry out rigorous self-evaluation and review and to act on the findings in order to bring about improvement
The ability to lead and manage individuals and teams of staff so as to bring out the best in them and the best outcomes for students
The ability to provide effective support to staff so as to ensure the maintenance of good conduct and relationships
A record of consistently delivering good and outstanding lessons that result in students meeting or exceeding KPI targets
An in depth knowledge of best practice in teaching, learning and assessment for learning
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to inspire confidence, trust and respect amongst staff, students and families
Excellent oral and written communication skills and confidence in the use of new technologies

Employee benefits

Full-time – permament role
Salary of MPS/UPS + TLR1A
Access to Teachers’ Pension Scheme
Excellent provision for your professional and leadership development

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Primary
School size 270 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Thomas Hinderwell Primary Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@dret.co.uk

About Thomas Hinderwell Primary Academy

School location

Seamer Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 4HF