Head of Humanities Hans Price Academy, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset

Job description

We are looking for a passionate and inspiring qualified Head of Humanities who will offer pro-active leadership of curriculum in their chosen subject, to join our supportive and talented team at Hans Price Academy. We are a growing organisation, looking for professional and ambitious people, with a passion for transforming our students’ learning.

Your opportunity:
We can offer you the opportunity to advance your career within a supportive academy environment. We provide excellent training and development opportunities within the Federation, including a full induction programme for newly qualified and experienced teachers. Training is both local and/or delivered through our excellent stand-alone training facility at the CLF Institute. For teachers, the CLF Institute aims to provide a continuum of development through each career stage from initial teacher training (ITT), for newly qualified teachers (NQT), recently qualified teachers in their early career development, to successive stages of leadership through to Headship and beyond. 

What we are looking for:
We look for passionate individuals who want to be a part of transforming education and will make an active contribution to the development of the Cabot Learning Federation and chosen Academy. You will be used to planning and consistently delivering high quality lessons, will have experience in delivering the curriculum in your chosen area and will be a strong communicator with the ability to embrace change and motivate colleagues and students. A well-qualified specialist, holding QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree, you will have the ability to teach from key stage 3 – key stage 4. We look for professional’s who have excellent class management skills and have high expectations of work and behaviour.

Please download the full job description and person specification via the CLF careers website.

About the Cabot Learning Federation

The Cabot Learning Federation is a diverse Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) in the South West. We currently sponsor eight secondary academies and eight primary academies, an all through provision, Digitech Studio School and a discrete Post 16 provision and an alternative provision which consists of one primary and two secondary phases.

Hans Price Academy is a forward-thinking Academy based in Weston-Super-Mare. The Academy provides education to a rising cohort of around 1050 students at KS3/KS4 from September. The children at Hans Price Academy are excited to learn and are real ambassadors for our diverse community. They benefit from a hugely positive and supportive learning environment. The Academy has retained its ‘Good’ judgement following our recent Ofsted Inspection. The report states that ‘The school is increasingly the school of choice for local parents and carers because leaders have established a culture of learning and high aspiration’.  

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre-employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list.

Please note updates regarding an application, which could include an invite to interview, will be sent to the email address used when registering an account. Copies of all correspondence will also appear under the ‘messages’ section, in the event that emails are being directed to a ‘junk’ or ‘trash’ folder please make regular checks on the status of an application.

Essential educational requirements

A degree

QTS status

Subject related qualification

Essential qualifications

A degree

QTS status

Subject related qualification

Essential skills and experience

Experience in leading a department.

Secondary School teaching across Key Stage 3 and 4 and the full ability range

Experience of working with children and young people.

Able to provide examples of the positive impact of your teaching on children’s learning in your application.

Evidence of your commitment to continuous high-quality professional development.

Knowledge of recent developments in learning and teaching

A reflective practitioner who consistently seeks to improve their teaching to support learning and accelerate student progress

A good understanding of effective ways to facilitate learning and drive student progress

Employee benefits

Cabot Learning Federation Benefits:

As part of the Cabot Learning Federation, we can offer you a range of benefits, including:

Access to our pension scheme – Teacher Pension Scheme / Local Government Pension Scheme (if eligible)

Dedicated Training and Development programme

Childcare discount and vouchers

Health and wellness sessions and discounts

Flu Jabs


About Hans Price Academy

Address
Marchfields Way, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, BS23 3QP
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Hans Price Academy website (opens in a new window)