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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    9 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    18 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

MPS / UPS (£30,000 - £46,525)

Additional allowances

TLR1a £9,272 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

-a current or aspiring leader of Humanities keen to develop your leadership skillstowards senior leadership over time

- able to forensically analyse a range data and feedback to close gaps andsupport excellent outcomes for all

- creative and original, able to think and act innovatively

- an outstanding, innovating and creative classroom practitioner, with a drive to develop an inspirational curriculum and teaching team

- passionate about the subjects in your Faculty and have a strong understanding ofthe specific skills required to raise achievement at GCSE level

- able to inspire, motivate and enthuse students in lessons and staff in your team

- committed to the highest achievement for all students

- a coach, able to deliver CPD across the school keen to learn and share bestpractice as part of a vibrant team of middle leaders

What the school offers its staff

- enthusiastic students, willing to learn and achieve, who need staff who believe inthem

- the opportunity to make a difference day in, day out to the future life chances ofchildren and young people in north Bristol

- good student behaviour and a calm learning environment

- a bright, happy place in which to learn and work

- supportive and responsive line management

- a professionally stimulating environment which values the contributions of all staff

- a strong commitment to your professional development, including the NPQML/SL

- the opportunity to build a curriculum area and establish a reputation across Bristolas an outstanding department

- a warm and friendly staff body with award-winning staff wellbeing

Further details about the role

Thank you for your interest in the position of Head of Humanities Faculty at Orchard SchoolBristol. We are seeking an enthusiastic leader with vision and determination to lead our Humanities department to brilliance. The Humanities team at Orchard School Bristol are a team of dedicated and passionate practitioners, committed to providing a high-quality education for students of all abilities and at KS3 and KS4.

We are a friendly school, serving a richly diverse community in North Bristol. Our studentsare wonderful – they value their teachers, knowing that you can make a real difference to their lives. The mission statement of the school, “inspire today, empower for life”, lies at the heart of all that the school does. We place no limits on our aspirations for our students.

We are committed to becoming the outstanding school our community deserves. Weconstantly strive to provide exceptional education – looking to research and evidence-based practice for ideas. We take the continuing professional development of staff very seriously, offering excellent CPD. We are a Chartered College of Teaching Hub, and engage in CPD across Bristol through our multi academy trust.

Commitment to safeguarding

Trust in Learning (Academies) is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance. Our policy and practice is in line with the Department for Education’s ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ Guidance.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@tila.school

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About Orchard School Bristol

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
905 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

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