We are looking to appoint an outstanding and
inspirational Head of History to monitor and maintain high standards of student attainment and progress within the subject area of History and
to monitor and support student achievement.
Do you believe that there are no limits to
student achievement? If so, why not
consider joining our school and make a real difference to our students.
Some of your key responsibilities will include:
- Be accountable for student progress and
development within the department.
- Be innovative in your own teaching and to
develop and enhance the teaching practice of others.
- To liaise with the Faculty Leader
Humanities to ensure the delivery of an appropriate, comprehensive,
high-quality and cost-effective curriculum programme which complements the
School Improvement Plan/School Evaluation.
- To keep up-to-date with national
developments in subject areas and teaching practice and methodology.
- Ensure continuity and progression by
supporting colleagues in choosing the appropriate sequence of teaching and
teaching methods and setting clear learning objectives through an agreed scheme
of work, developed in line with the School Improvement Plan.
- Lead the development of appropriate
syllabuses, resources, schemes of work and teaching and learning strategies in
the department which reflect the school’s commitment to high achievement
through effective teaching and learning.
details can be found in the attached Job Outline and Person Specification).
We're looking for you if
- Qualified Teacher Status
- Ability to teach lessons that challenge all
students in Humanities (History, Geography and RS). A passion for teaching and
making a real difference to young people
- Commitment to safeguarding and child protection.
If you are
a dynamic teacher who would like to work in a supportive and collaborative
environment and you feel that you have the enthusiasm and commitment required
to join our school, please apply.
School has a research-informed CPD training programme that allows our staff to
flourish and in addition a bespoke programme for ECTs. Our St Helena School Research Bursaries give
colleagues the opportunity to research a school priority and to work with
students and staff to further improve outcomes.
Our staff access the full suite of NPQ leadership courses and
qualifications at the appropriate stage in their careers. Weekly Teaching and Learning briefings and
our half-termly Teaching and Learning Community sessions make sure that we are
always talking about what matters most!
addition to internal CPD at St Helena, staff have the opportunity to work with
colleagues across the Sigma Trust to share resources, ideas and build
collaborative relationships. Excellent
support is provided by the Sigma Trust through Strategic Leads in each Faculty.
Sigma INSET day is an opportunity to hear from national speakers and share
great practice across our family of schools.
Why work for The Sigma Trust, St Helena
We can offer you:
- A Competitive
school CPD training programme that enables you to flourish
to work with colleagues across the Trust to share resources, ideas and build
Benefits: Employee Assistance Programme, Pension Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme
and Discounted Gym Membership at selected local gyms
additional information about the Trust and this school, please visit our
ST HELENA SCHOOL
HEAD OF HISTORY
Cover in the first instance)
Pay Range: Teachers Main/Upper Pay Scale +
Actual Salary from: £28,000 - £43,685 (M1 – U3)
Start Date: 30th January 2023
All posts are subject to safer recruitment process, including the
disclosure of criminal records, online checks and other vetting checks. We
ensure that we have a range of policies in place which promote safeguarding and
safer working practice across our schools.
The Sigma Trust is proud to be an equal
opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunities
regardless of any protected characteristics. This is embedded in our vision ‘To
Be Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts’, where we believe we are strong and more
successful working together, creating a workplace which celebrates diversity.
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