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Subject Leader of History and Politics

St Ignatius College, Enfield, EN1 4NP

This job expired on 21 February 2022

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    21 February 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    25 January 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

Salary Scale MPS/UPS

Subject Leader of History and Politics job summary

This is an excellent opportunity to join a friendly, dynamic Ofsted rated ‘good’ school where all can thrive and staff are highly valued and developed. Our current post holder is retiring having built an incredibly successful department and we are seeking to recruit someone to develop her legacy, someone who has a passion for History, is forward thinking, innovative, creative and committed to excellence. We have done much to update the KS3 curriculum and develop a knowledge rich curriculum across the school and to develop literacy and communication skills, and our History Department has led the way. The History Department is a highly successful, cohesive and effective team who work collaboratively and supportively to ensure that our students make excellent progress and enjoy the subject. History is the most popular GCSE option and year on year, outcomes are superb, highest of the EBACC subjects and significantly higher than national standards, testament to teachers’ commitment and passion and the students’ enjoyment of the subject. Progress at GCSE is strong (ave P8 of 0.4 from 2017 to 2019) and A Level History is also popular and successful and many of our students go on to study History at University. A Level Poitics is becoming increasingly popular and we have an excellent colleague overseeing the course but it will now become part of the History and Politics faculty. The successful candidate will be responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of History and will have achieved highly successful outcomes themselves in their own teaching.

St Ignatius College is:

• A highly respected, oversubscribed Jesuit Community with a rich history, committed to the academic, spiritual, and personal development of each individual
• A warm, friendly community where all are respected and valued
• A school where teachers are developed “through a strong programme of ongoing individualised support” and where leaders are ‘’without compromise in their continuing programme of improvement’’
• A school where students are courteous, respectful and keen to learn and succeed
• Teacher testimonial: “I feel that I have really grown professionally at St Ignatius College. Teachers are encouraged to take risks with their practice and the CPD is second to none. It is an incredibly supportive environment.”

The successful candidate will:

• Be an excellent, creative and passionate teacher with the energy to inspire, motivate and challenge students and staff
• Have excellent interpersonal skills and be a real team player
• Be committed to developing a knowledge rich curriculum and to the implementation of Rosenshine’s principles of instruction
• Believe in the right of every student to succeed regardless of their starting points
• Support our Catholic ethos and contribute to our core vision and values

What we offer:

• An experienced and dedicated staff who share their excellent practice with each other
• A highly organised, energetic and well equipped department where students flourish and are enthusiastic about the subject
• Opportunities for professional development through a comprehensive CPD programme, Teaching and Learning team, support with becoming an examiner, ELKLAN training, Leadership Programmes
• Excellent modern facilities in a well-resourced school, with access to free parking and swimming pool

We value diversity and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. The successful applicant will be committed to the distinct Jesuit ethos of the College. St Ignatius College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Anyone applying to work in our school is expected to share this commitment.

We strongly encourage visits in advance of application. Please contact the HR Administrator Inci Serbetli serbetlii@st-ignatius.enfield.sch.uk to arrange a visit.

Please complete our application form to be found at http://www.st-ignatius.enfield.sch.uk/291/staff-vacancies and email to recruitment@st-ignatius.enfield.sch.uk.

The deadline for applications is 09.00 on Monday 21 February 2022 with interviews planned for Friday 25 February 2022.

Additional allowances

TLR 1a

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About St Ignatius College

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1045 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01992717835

St Ignatius College is:

• A well-respected, oversubscribed Jesuit Community committed to the spiritual, personal and academic development of each individual: the formation of the whole person
• A warm friendly community where all are respected and valued
• A school where teachers are developed ‘’through a strong programme of ongoing individualised support’ and where leaders are ‘’without compromise in their continuing programme of improvement’’
• A school where students are courteous, respectful and keen to succeed
• Teacher testimonial: “I feel that I have really grown professionally at St Ignatius College. Teachers are encouraged to take risks with their practice and the CPD is second to none. It is an incredibly supportive environment.”

Arranging a visit to St Ignatius College

We strongly encourage visits in advance of application. Please contact the HR Administrator Inci Serbetli serbetlii@st-ignatius.enfield.sch.uk to arrange a visit.

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