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    1 May 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    26 March 2024

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  • Teacher

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Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (Actual) MPS/UPS + TLR2A + 2,000 One off joining bonus.

Head of History job summary

Head of History

at Walderslade and Greenacre Schools Partnership

Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 2A

Required: September 2024

Hours: Full Time, Permanent

Plus a one off joining bonus of £2,000, paid in twelve monthly instalments*

We are seeking and experienced and passionate Head of Computing to lead our History department and drive excellence in teaching and learning. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of delivering outstanding results and inspiring students to achieve their full potential.

Key Responsibilities:

Leading the department and ensuring high standards of teaching and learning are maintained.

Developing and implanting a strategic vision for History that aligns with the Trust goals and objectives.

Managing and developing a team of talented teachers

Monitoring and evaluating student progress and ensuring that interventions are put in place where necessary

Building strong relationships with parents, carers and other stakeholders to promote a culture of excellence and achievement.

Qualifications and Experience:

A degree in History or a related subject.

Qualified Teacher Status or equivalent.

Excellent subject knowledge and a passion for History

Strong leadership skills.

A commitment to raising standards and achieving excellence.

Walderslade and Greenacres Schools Partnership is part of the Skills for Life Trust. The Trust believes in the importance of core values that support our staff’s well-being and growth. We want our staff to have a good balance between work and life, receive recognition and praise for their efforts, and feel empowered to make decisions. As a member of the Trust, you will also have the opportunities to collaborate with other staff across our primary and secondary settings. We value teamwork and believe that working together can bring about positive changes within our school community.

Amongst the many benefits of working for us you will receive:

Skills for Life Trust values

Free Private Healthcare Cover

Care First – Employee Assistance Programme

Personal development and promotion opportunities across the Trust

Trust wide focus on staff wellbeing

A supportive environment

Free Flu Vaccination

Flexible working

Timetabled and purposeful CPD

Subsidised Gym Membership

Free car parking

Laptop and technical support

Access to the National College*

*The National College provides engaging CPD in a high-quality video format on the latest practice, policy and research, working with some of the leading experts in education.

If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please email hr@sflt.org.uk who can arrange this for you or alternatively visit our website at: www.sflt.org.uk

The Skills for Life Trust is dedicated to ensuring the safety and protection of all individuals under its care. This commitment to safeguarding is shared by all academies within the Trust, as we strive to promote the welfare of our pupils. We require all staff and volunteers to uphold this commitment, and we therefore implement a thorough recruitment process across all academies that aligns with the Keeping Children Safe in Education guidelines. This process includes conducting online checks on shortlisted candidates and all employment offers are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references and where applicable a prohibition from teaching check.

The Trust is also committed to promoting equality and diversity in all aspects of school life. We believe that everyone has the right to be treated with dignity and respect, regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other characteristic. We celebrate the diversity of our school community and are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels valued, safe and able to achieve their full potential. We believe that this approach not only supports our students to achieve their best, but also prepares them for life in a diverse and interconnected world. If you share our commitment to equality and diversity, we welcome your application to join our team.

Commitment to safeguarding

Beyond Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All post holders in a regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory "Disclosing and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced check".

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About Beyond Schools Trust

Multi-academy trust

The Beyond Schools Trust is a multi-academy trust based in Medway, which presently consists of three secondary schools, one primary and one junior school. We are a growing, multi-academy trust within the educational sector with approximately 550 employees across the five sites.

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