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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Subjects

Geography, History, Religious Education

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£39,480.00 - £46,965.00 Annually (FTE)

Head of Humanities job summary

Are you passionate about shaping young minds and fostering a love for Humanities? We are seeking a dedicated Head of Humanities teacher to lead our department and inspire pupils to explore the rich tapestry of History, Geography and RE.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is an experienced Humanities teacher and has strong leadership and communication skills
  • Is able to develop an innovative and progressive curriculum in the Humanities department
  • Is able to inspire and motivate both members of their team and pupils.
  • Is organised and efficient.
  • Willing to organise enrichment activities to enhance the learning experience for pupils.
  • Enjoys working as part of a team

Teaching pupils in year 5-8 in a middle school is a rewarding experience, instilling in them a love of the Humanities subjects. Leading a small close-knit and supportive team, we are looking for someone who is inspiring and committed.

At Dedworth Middle School we believe in the power of education to shape bright futures and create a love for learning and pride ourselves on fostering a positive and inclusive learning environment. Our dedicated team work collaboratively to provide a well-rounded education for our pupils and we work in an environment where opportunities are limitless, the children are supported and outcomes always consider the whole child. We were recently graded ‘GOOD’ by Ofsted “A member of staff said, ‘The why is behind every decision, and this always takes pupils into consideration and us as staff. It is a happy and lovely place to work and thrive.” Ofsted, June 2022.

If you are ready to make a meaningful impact and lead the next generation of thinkers, we would love to hear from you.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early is a suitable candidate is found.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Dedworth Middle School

School type
Academy, ages 9 to 13
Education phase
View all Middlejobs
School size
521 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 13

At Dedworth Middle School we were recently graded ‘GOOD’ by Ofsted and we work in an environment where opportunities are limitless, the children are supported, and outcomes always consider the whole child. We continue to aim for the highest of standards and provide a friendly and hardworking team. “A member of staff said, ‘The why is behind every decision, and this always takes pupils into consideration and us as staff. It is a happy and lovely place to work and thrive.” Ofsted, June 2022. We are a fully inclusive middle school, currently with over 500 pupils on roll aged from 9-13.

We are part of the Windsor Learning Partnership which includes Windsor Girls’ School, The Windsor Boys’ School, Clewer Green C of E First School, Oakfield First School and Dedworth Green First School. In the heart of The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, Dedworth Middle School has a strong reputation for being a community school with happy, successful pupils and a proven track record for high quality professional development.

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