Head of History at Pilton Community College

Pilton Community College, Barnstaple, Devon


Job details

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

Job summary

Job Purpose including main duties and responsibilities:

Provide professional, strategic leadership, vision and development of the History department. Implement and ensure the deliverance of high quality teaching to students, which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential whilst guaranteeing internal and external quality standards. Raise standards of student achievement. Monitor and support the progress of students across all key stages.

Main duties and responsibilities:
1 Have overall responsibility for progress and attainment of students in History.
2 Monitor, evaluate and quality assure the effectiveness of teaching and learning within the History department.
3 Carry out the performance management of staff in the History department, in line with school policy.
4 Lead the team of teachers responsible for delivering History throughout the school.
5 Be responsible for the development and implementation of the curriculum.
6 Present and represent the work of the team to other groups and individuals.
7 Be responsible for planning and ordering resources for the History curriculum, and manage relevant systems such as examination entries.

Essential educational requirements

 Honours Degree

Essential qualifications

 Qualified Teacher Status
 Relevant CPD Training Courses

Essential skills and experience

 Strategies for raising student achievement
 Effective practice and approaches to teaching and learning
 How to lead change
 Monitoring student progress and effective intervention strategies
 School performance review and self-evaluation processes

Employee benefits

This post will attract a TLR2B of £4,543.

This is a fantastic opportunity to lead within a talented department and play a central role in raising standards.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1152 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Pilton Community College website (opens in a new window)
Contact email salmey@pilton.college

About Pilton Community College

School location

Chaddiford Lane, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1RB