- Job role
- Social sciences
- Working pattern
- Full time
- Contract type
Number on roll 1195 (11-18)
HEAD OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE – MPS/UPS & TLR 2(1), currently £2873
Do you want to join a vibrant, forward-thinking school that places significant value on professional learning and career development? Southfield is an exceptional girls’ school and mixed Sixth Form, accredited with World Class status in 2021. With very strong outcomes that have been sustained over recent years, this is an exciting time to be part of an ongoing journey of expansion and development. Our new Sixth Form building has recently opened with state of the art facilities. This includes a lecture theatre, bespoke coffee shop and a dedicated Professional Learning space for our staff.
We are committed to providing a world class education for every student through a well-designed and balanced curriculum. Our established culture provides a calm, safe and stimulating learning environment. While our recent short Ofsted Inspection confirmed that the school remains Good. It also identified that the school may have been classed as Outstanding if a full inspection had taken place.
The school has a key focus on staff well-being with numerous initiatives in place to support this. They include time for planning off-site for all teachers, active sessions in school alongside a range of workload reforms. We place significant emphasis on working collegiately as a staff to share our expertise and subsequently enhance the learning experience with our students. Every member of the staff is involved in a variety of professional learning programmes that take place every Wednesday across the academic year. All teachers are members of the Chartered College of Teaching providing access to the latest evidence and research.
Ethical leadership is at the core of all decision making at Southfield. As such, staff are valued, treated with respect and afforded a diverse range of opportunities that come with professional trust.
We have also implemented a bespoke leadership programme enabling staff to develop their knowledge and understanding of leadership. This has provided a number of promotional opportunities for staff within the school and wherever possible, we will promote from within our trust. We believe that Southfield provides something unique and the perfect environment in which both staff and students have opportunities to flourish and grow in a world of possibilities.
Health and Social Care is a popular subject at both KS4 and KS5 with Level 2 and Level 3 BTECs taught respectively. Students achieve excellent results each year We are looking for an enthusiastic teacher to stimulating students’ interest and enjoyment in the subject and lead these courses through further curriculum development. The successful applicant would be joining our friendly, hard-working and committed social sciences department which has a very high uptake in our sixth form. All curriculum details can be found here on our website.
We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and highly motivated Head of Health and Social Care to work within the Social Sciences department. Successful candidates will demonstrate strong subject knowledge and a desire to build strong relationships within the team and across the school. They should also be able to teach KS5 Psychology, Sociology or Criminology alongside Health and Social Care.
The post will start in September 2022.
We may interview suitable candidates prior to the closing date.
Please find a wealth of further information on our exceptional school at www.southfieldsch.co.uk
Closing date for applications is Monday 24th January 2022 at 9.00 am.
In addition to your completed application form please apply with a covering letter of not more than one side of A4.
t: 01536 513063
Southfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undergo enhanced DBS clearance. The school is committed to Equal Opportunities in Employment.
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