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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    28 February 2024

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  • Teacher

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£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (Actual) + TLR £4522

Head of Humanities (including History, Geography and Religion, Philosophy & Ethics) job summary

We are a unique, small, rural 11-16 academy in the beautiful setting of North-West Worcestershire. Our pupils are happy, well behaved and proud of their school. The academy has a strong vein of moral purpose where the child is at the heart of all we do. We invest in our pupils and our staff to ensure all are supported to be the best they can be.

We are looking for a driven and committed practitioner to lead a successful, experienced and innovative Humanities department consisting of four full time teachers and a small number of non-specialist hours at KS3. The team are organised, collaborative and passionate about providing the best possible provision for the children at Tenbury High. The academy is committed to delivering a whole school curriculum where the EBACC is central to the learning experiences of our pupils. The faculty consists of Geography, History and Religion, Philosophy and Ethics.

In addition to the leadership role, the post holder will be an experienced, inspiring and enthusiastic individual able to teach History to pupils across both Key Stage 3 and 4.

The team are an experienced faculty of teachers who collaborate and share practice effectively across their subject specialisms. History is a popular subject at our school and take up at GSCE is healthy amongst pupils of all abilities. The curriculum aims to provide our pupils with knowledge and understanding of Britain’s past and that of the wider world. We recognise the importance of studying History in helping pupils to understand the complexity of people’s lives, the process of change, the diversity of societies and relationships between different groups, as well as their own identity and the challenges of their time. History education within THOA aims to equip our pupils with both the knowledge and the skills required to become well-rounded individuals.

In order to understand our very special characteristics, you are welcome to visit the academy to tour and meet with members of our staff and our pupils. Please contact Christine Sheppard, Office Manager, to organise this (csheppard@tenburyhigh.co.uk).

We are grateful for the interest that you have shown and would urge you to apply for the post. We do not believe in making the recruitment process a task which is too arduous to complete. Therefore we ask you simply to complete the application and include the following information:

  • your educational philosophy
  • your experience to date and how it has prepared you for this role
  • your perspective on the importance of extra-curricular learning and how you can contribute to this

Please note that the closing date for all applications is Monday 18th March 2024. Interviews are planned for Wednesday 20th March 2024.

We do understand the effort required to submit an application and appreciate the time that you will take to do so.

Tenbury High Ormiston Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. This post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemptions) Order 1975 and you will be required to declare whether you have any criminal convictions. Tenbury High Ormiston Academy is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. All successful appointments will be subject to suitability checks in accordance with KCSIE, including identity, Right to Work, qualifications, online searches, Prohibition check, two references and enhanced DBS check including Children’s Barred List.

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)
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 Tenbury High Ormiston Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
470 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

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