an exciting opportunity for a passionate, dedicated, motivated and innovative
Lead practitioner for Humanities. Crestwood Community School is one school, with
two campuses serving central Eastleigh, we have grown in popularity and are now
oversubscribed in every year group. The Senior Team are very cohesive and
together have driven the whole school ethos, culture and improvements, we are
This post will work in conjunction with the
Achievement Leader for EBacc focussing on teaching and learning development
across the faculty. You will be based
across both campuses and will play a key role in observing and improving the
practice of staff, ensuring protocols and procedures are followed, tackling in
a professional manner, and by policy, any deficiencies. You will also work
pastorally across the school supporting students to achieve high standards of
The post will encompass:
- Leading the Teaching & Learning within
- Contributing on deep dives into various
aspects of teaching and learning themes
- Working with Achievement Leaders to identify
any support and CPD needed within your faculty
- Providing coaching support
- Responding to training needs of staff
identified through performance management
- Contribute to delivering the ECT and SCITT programme
We are looking for
someone who can play an active role in contributing to the already high
standards of developments in the school and has a clarity and understanding
about the strategic direction of our school.
This post offers an
exciting career opportunity and for someone who aspires to Senior Leadership. The post would suit an experienced
teacher who will continue to foster the supportive and collaborative
environment we are renowned for.
For the successful candidate, a commitment to
raising standards in a comprehensive school and a passion for developing young
adults as good citizens is essential:
this entails a commitment to all learners, to excellence for all, and a
belief that a good school will make a significant difference to learners’ life
chances, levels of attainment and the wellbeing of the community as a whole.
As a school we take staff well being
seriously. We offer staff the following:
- wellbeing weeks, with no commitments scheduled
- free lunch every day
- free tea and coffee
- half termly cooked breakfasts
- accrued inset days, taken as twilights, giving
staff an additional 4 days off a year
- One wellbeing day per year (during term-time),
to be taken at their chosen time (after a qualifying period)
- weekly thank you bulletin
- birthday cards
- heads discretionary leaves of absence for
- acts of random kindness
- access to mental health first aiders
We appointed a new Achievement Leader in April
2023 (following the promotion of the incumbent to Assistant Headteacher). The
Achievement Leader is enthusiastic, approachable and highly supportive. She works with the faculty to promote
collaborative planning, enhance teaching and learning, and to drive up
standards of achievement and attainment.
faculty comprises an Achievement Leader working with three Assistant
Achievement Leaders, twelve main scale teachers and an Assistant Headteacher.
They are a cohesive team and have a strong commitment towards the highest
standards of teaching and learning.
The Geography department comprises a mix of
experienced teachers and ECT2s. The department is headed by our Assistant
Achievement Leader for the EBacc Faculty, who has led the Geography department
in reviewing and adapting the KS3 and GCSE curriculum. The Geography department
works collaboratively with each other in developing the challenge of the
subject to maximise the progress our students make. Our Geography GCSE results
continue to be some of the strongest in the wider EBacc Faculty, and the
department strives to give our students a broadened understanding of the world
We will be holding pre-booked tours for prospective candidates, where
they can see the school and meet with Krista Dawkins, Headteacher or other
Senior Leaders. These can be booked by emailing email@example.com. Any
questions or queries can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your application should comprise of the
Hampshire Teaching application form, a supporting statement in which you should
outline your experience to date, the reasons for your interest in the post,
your suitability for it and what you will bring to this role and its
development. You can find an application form and job description on the school
website under School Information/Vacancies.
Applications, with the names and addresses of two
referees, should be returned to me, Krista Dawkins, Head Teacher at email@example.com
Crestwood Community School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.
This job post has expired.