Subject Leader of Citizenship

Horizon Community College, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S70 6PD

6 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    23 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    13 May 2022

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£25,714 to £41,604

Subject Leader of Citizenship job summary

We are delighted to offer this exciting opportunity for an inspirational and talented teacher to lead on Citizenship within the Social Sciences department. Citizenship lessons, which include our PSHE curriculum, are core for all students at KS3 and KS4. The Social Sciences department is highly regarded, valued and very successful.

We are looking for a self-motivated, creative and inspiring leader to drive the success of PSHE and Citizenship and work alongside the Subject Leader for RE to lead the team. We are very proud to have a team of specialist teachers and we are searching for someone who can also teach Religious Education at KS3, sharing our passion for the importance of this subject.

You will benefit from a balanced timetable and the support of a strong leadership team. We welcome applications from colleagues who want to be part of a positive and forward-thinking team at this exciting time for the school.

Horizon also offers the successful candidate a whole-hearted commitment to professional learning that places individual development at the heart of its ethos. The College provides an excellent in-house training programme of Continuing Professional Development for developing middle leaders and beyond, enabling staff to benefit from excellent opportunities to enhance their practice and realise their career potential.

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A disclosure and barring services check will be undertaken for the successful applicant.

Horizon Community College reserve the right to close this advert prior to the closing date above.

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TLR 2b (£4,734)

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About Horizon Community College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1991 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01226 704230

The economic, cultural and social landscape of Barnsley is changing. Opportunities in further education, higher education and professional roles are increasing; opportunities for individuals to shape their own career pathways are growing; opportunities for individuals to challenge traditional socio-economic patterns are multiplying.

At Horizon Community College, our responsibility is to prepare students for this reality. We want young people to leave the College well qualified and with a unique skill set that will enable them to stand out from the crowd. We want young people to be in possession of a passport of qualifications and employability skills that will enable them to pursue exciting careers, attend prestigious universities, complete dynamic apprenticeships and play leading roles in regenerating this area and beyond.

Our curriculum is tailored to the needs of and meets our ambition for each individual student. This is underpinned by the College’s core values which help to prepare every student for a lifetime of success. Our Curriculum and Culture ambition:

• aims to challenge every learner, in every lesson, every day
• develops the character and skill set of all, through the belief that we are ‘Positive Role Models’
• ensures opportunities for all through our personal development and Careers and Enterprise programmes.

Successful education is also about working in close partnership with our families and the community to ensure our students succeed in each School year and are prepared for the next appropriate phase of their education. We work together to empower our students to believe that anything and everything is possible.

We heavily invest in the growth and development of our entire workforce, so they are also prepared for the next phase of their careers. We promote ‘one team’ working hard to support each other. We are focused on continued professional development for staff at every level.

We embed a curriculum and culture that results in Equity of Opportunity, Strong Community, High Expectations, Global Readiness and Kindness so that our students are School ready; Work ready; Life ready.

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