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Subject Leader – History

Friesland School, Sandiacre, Nottinghamshire

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Leadership
Subject
History
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Main/Upper Pay Scale + TLR 2B £4,814 per annum

Job summary

Subject Leader – History
Salary: Main/Upper Pay Scale + TLR 2B £4,814 per annum
Working pattern: 1 FTE
Contract term: Permanent
Start date: September 2021

The School
Friesland School is a good school that is on the path to becoming outstanding. Every child really matters at our school and each year we celebrate excellent results and last year was no exception, with some outstanding achievements. We recognise that these outcomes are only possible through the commitment, dedication and skills of our highly valued staff.

The Role
Friesland School are seeking to appoint a Subject Leader for History to join their team of dedicated and hardworking teachers within the Humanities Faculty. The Subject Leader will be responsible for leading our history department and driving the improvement of teaching and learning within this area. The role will require excellent subject, examination and national curriculum knowledge.

The Person
The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic and self-motivated, with a real passion for their subject. This post would be ideal for an individual who likes a challenge and is committed to students’ learning. We are looking for someone who is patient and caring, with the students’ quality of learning and excellent progression at the centre of their work.

Why join us?
Our academy is part of The Two Counties Trust. This Trust has a forward-thinking HR strategy with all the professional benefits that this brings for staff. We are easily reached by public transport, and for those who drive, there is a large free staff carpark. We have some excellent facilities for staff and our students really want to learn and achieve.

We offer:
• Competitive pay scales -our pay scales for Leadership and teachers on the Upper Pay Scale and in receipt of a TLR are above national pay scales.
• An increasing array of employee benefits and lifestyle options.
• The ability to work flexibly.
• Career-Average pension scheme.
• A full induction and a strong commitment to your professional development and career.
• Opportunities to experience and share practice in our partner schools across the Trust.
• A stimulating and supportive working environment with a dedicated team of like-minded professionals.
• Excellent opportunities to develop your skills and experience and to make progress in your career.

The closing date for applications is: Friday 26 February 2021

Interviews will be held on: Week commencing Monday 1 March 2021

We are committed to the safeguarding of all children and young people. Any offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory DBS disclosure, receipt of references and successful completion of vetting procedures.

We are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and candidates who meet the minimum job criteria will be given an opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at interview.

Applying for the job

Apply using this link - https://www.tes.com/jobs/vacancy/subject-leader-history-derbyshire-1400641

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Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1263 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01623259623

About Friesland School

The Trust is a family of schools with a common ethos and values who share collective goals.

We have a united passion to transform the lives of children and young people in our local community by achieving the very best we can for every student in our schools.

Our aim is to provide an excellent education for all, enabling our students to gain confidence, raise their aspirations and become well prepared for adult life.

We are a large and growing Trust, which currently employs over 1,000 colleagues.

We support career and professional development through structured CPD, secondments to other schools within the Trust (including promotion opportunities), and we foster sharing of good practice through a range of subject specialist groups across our schools.

These opportunities to develop your career exist within a culture that values your contribution and enables you to achieve your personal goals whilst improving the educational experience and life choices of our students.

When joining any of our schools, you will receive a structured induction, and if you are an NQT, you can expect a programme of professional advice and support to help you successfully complete the NQT year.
We offer you:

• a competitive salary and benefits package including pensions, generous holiday provisions and
ancillary benefits;

• an environment where you will be working with a dedicated team of like-minded professionals;

• the chance to develop your skills, practice and experience through a range of opportunities with one or more of our schools.

What we seek from you:
• a commitment to our ethos and values;
• a passion to deliver the best education you can for every child or young person, making a positive
difference;
• the energy to act as a role model and a source of inspiration for our students.

We are a growing Trust with a strong reputation. Our schools are located in the counties of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire and our current schools are Ashfield School, Frederick Gent School, Heritage High School, The Manor Academy, Selston High School, Swanwick Hall School, Friesland School and Wilsthorpe School.

To find out more about us, please go to The Two Counties Trust website.

We hope we will be welcoming you to our Trust in the near future.

School location

Nursery Avenue, Sandiacre, Nottinghamshire, NG10 5AF

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