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  • Closing date

    31 January 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    18 October 2023

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Child Development, Health & Social Care

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£28,000.00 - £43,685.00 Annually (FTE) TLR 2b (£5023.20)

Subject Lead Childcare / Health and Social Care job summary


Job Title: Subject Lead Childcare and Health and Social Care

Salary Range: MPS/UPS plus TLR 2b

Responsible to: Curriculum Leader

Vision and Purpose

Provide high quality teaching throughout the Academy, as required.

Raise student attainment.

To maximise the learning experiences and achievement of students in assigned classes.

Monitor and report on student progress.

Contribute to the activities of designated curriculum areas.

Undertake the role of form tutor, as required.

To ensure that Ormiston Academies Trust is always presented positively within and beyond the Academy.

Leadership and Management Responsibilities

To take overall responsibility for the quality of teaching and learning in the curriculum area, work with other TLR post holders.

To provide overall leadership for the development of effective teaching and learning styles, taking account of students different abilities and any SEND needs.

To ensure that there are up to date and effective schemes of work across the department from Years 7 to 11, including co-ordinating any cross-curricular initiatives.

To formulate and update the Department Improvement Plan annually, working with departmental colleagues, ensuring that it is consistent with the School Improvement Plan.

To ensure that the department is contributing to school policy making and plans and is implementing these.

To ensure the department is contributing to cross-curricular, enrichment revision and other whole school activities.

To meet regularly with SLT to discuss the performance of the department and to feedback on any issues.

To organise and lead regular departmental meetings.

To monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of department and school policies e.g. on marking and assessment, homework, use of ICT , rewards and sanctions etc, and to ensure that departmental colleagues are implementing such policies consistently.

Meet Performance Management team leader to set and review appropriate objectives in line with personal, professional Academy priorities. To ensure Performance Management of the team is conducted in line with the school’s policy

To discuss ideas for improvement with departmental colleagues, based on an analysis of external exam results, and to help them manage their implementation.

To have overall management responsibility for the Department capitation for the deployment of teaching and non-teaching staff, and for facilities and resources.

To ensure that departmental colleagues take a fair share of setting and marking exam papers, as well as making recommendations for exam entries and setting.

To ensure that work is set for the classes of absent teachers.

To have overall responsibility for student behaviour in subject lessons, supporting colleagues and co-ordinating the department detention procedure

Manage the department’s budget

Participate in recruitment and selection of personnel

Accountable for:

Teach assigned students, ensuring a high-quality learning experience for all which meets external and internal standards.

Initiate any necessary interventions to enable students to progress, including where relevant operating in line with a student’s Individual Education Plan.

Maintain student records through the Academy’s assessment procedures and use the records to inform teaching.

To provide moderated assessment information as required to the central database for reporting to parents.

Liaise with other staff involved with the assigned students, to ensure effective provision e.g. co-teachers, associate support staff, trainee teachers.

Contribute to the Academy’s quality assurance programme.

Communicate effectively with parents when required.

All staff are expected to:

To continue personal professional development and engage actively in the PM process.

Actively promote and follow the Academy’s policies and procedures.

comply with any reasonable request from the Principal or other Academy leader to undertake work of a similar level that is not specified in this job description.

Play a full part in the life of the Academy and support its vision and ethos.

Core duties

Teaching IT/Computer Science in the upper and lower school across the full ability range following schemes of work, the National Curriculum and the relevant subject specifications.

Setting and marking work (including homework) in line with academy policy.

Integrating the development of key skills (numeracy, literacy and ICT into teaching. Monitoring and assessing students in line with academy/faculty policy

Actively promoting the academy’s high expectations and equal opportunities policy.

Undertaking any other professional duties of the Principal which are reasonably delegated to her/him by the Principal or Board of Governors.

Other Duties

To assist the Principal in ensuring that the academy runs smoothly. This includes:

Helping to maintain outstanding behaviour around the academy at all times by undertaking daily duties and providing pastoral support for pupils, as appropriate.

Undertaking the responsibilities of a Form Tutor as required and attending assemblies on a regular basis.

Actively promoting the academy’s high expectations and equal opportunities policy.

Maintaining sound procedures for security, supervision, and maintenance of the academy environment, ensuring that all safeguarding and health and safety regulations are met.

Modelling the highest standards of professional conduct, supporting and driving excellence in all practice within the academy; ensuring that Cliff Park Ormiston Academy and the Ormiston Academies Trust is always presented positively within and beyond the academy.


Participating in the Academy’s arrangements for performance management, professional development and the Academy’s arrangements for quality assurance and internal verification.


To undertake such other duties appropriate to the grade of the post as the Principal may from time to time reasonably determine.


All staff are part of a wider academy team. Each individual, therefore, is required to support the values/ethos of the academy and the academy priorities as defined in the Academy Improvement Plan. This will mean being responsive to the needs of colleagues, parents and students and being flexible in a demanding environment. On occasions the post holder may be expected to carry out additional tasks, as requested by the Principal and Governors, which are not specifically specified in this job description.

All staff in the academy work subject to statute and academy policies and procedures. The post holder will be expected to become familiar with these and work in accordance with them.

Due to the nature of this job, it will be necessary for the appropriate level of criminal record disclosure to be undertaken. It is essential you disclose whether you have any pending charges, convictions, bind-overs or cautions and, if so, for which offences. This post will be exempt from the provisions of Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders 1974 (Exemptions) (Amendments) Order 1986. Therefore, you are not entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are ‘spent’ under the provision of the Act. Any failure to disclose such convictions will result in dismissal or disciplinary action by the Authority.

This job description forms part of the contract of employment of the person appointed to the post. It reflects the position at the present time only and may be reviewed in negotiation with the employee in the future. The appointment is subject to the current conditions of employment in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document as they relate to Leadership.

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About Cliff Park Ormiston Academy

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

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