Head of Humanities

Priory Community School, Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, BS22 6BP

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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    18 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    29 April 2022

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Head of Humanities
32.5 hours per week, full time, permanent post

The Priory Learning Trust is looking to recruit a Head of Humanities to work at our Priory Community School – An Academy. This is a very exciting opportunity for an individual who would relish the chance to join us.

What you will do:
• To contribute to the progress and successful implementation of the academy and Departmental Developments Plans with specific responsibility for the Humanities Department.
• To lead a team of teachers in the delivery of the subject within the department, ensuring high quality learning experiences within the classroom.
• To develop and enhance the teaching practice of teachers in the department.
• To promote the Humanities Faculty as a subject across the Academy.

The successful candidates will have:

• A qualified teacher status.
• A passion for specialist subject.
• An ability to teach across a range of students of different ages and abilities.

About The Priory Learning Trust:
TPLT grew from an intent to bring the power of partnership and sharing to bear and provide a first-class education to a wide range of children, from all backgrounds.

At our heart is a passion to put ‘Students First’ and deliver exceptional education; beyond outstanding for every single child. We do this with a relentless drive for academic excellence, shared moral purpose and values combined with lots of fun and happiness. We believe that happy schools are also high-achieving, successful schools.

We strive for partnerships between students, families, staff and the wider community to create exceptional student outcomes. We also ‘cherish’ our staff. We believe they are amazing and are passionate to empower them through support, training, and career opportunities. With such brilliant people all aiming for the same goals, we are able to ensure every student achieves all that they are capable of and more, regardless of their background.

TPLT is also a successful Training School Alliance. This has been a great foundation on which to build for excellence. We know that this key focus on staff development will deliver exciting and effective learning to our children and young people.
Nathan Jenkins

For further information on the benefits of working with The Priory Learning Trust, please see the relevant page on our Careers Hub.
Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to close the vacancy early.

The Priory Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All paid positions which involve working regularly within academies are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. You must declare all convictions (including convictions with Absolute Discharge), cautions or bind-overs you may have, even if they would otherwise be regarded as ‘Spent’ under this Act and where applicable any disqualifications under the Childcare Act.

The amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’ and are not subject to disclosure to employers, and cannot be taken into account.

Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found on the Disclosure and Barring Service filtering guide.

This role involves working with children on a daily basis and is therefore in regulated activity.

Offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and Disclosure and Barring Service clearance

Closing date: 18/05/2022
Proposed Interview date: 23/05/2022

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About Priory Community School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1426 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact email
Contact phone number
01934 529357

Priory Community School - an Academy Trust is a school in Worle, a historical village close to Weston-super-Mare in North Somerset, England. The school is an Academy, part of The Priory Learning Trust.

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