Subject Leader of History

Bishop Barrington School A Sports with Mathematics College, Bishop Auckland, County Durham

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Job details

Job role Teacher
Subject History
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £25,042 - £41,603

Job summary

We are seeking to recruit an exceptional subject leader for History with vision, drive and a passion for the subject
We are looking to appoint an inspirational Head of History, for January 2021 or earlier by negotiation, who shares our belief in the highest standards of academic progress. This is a rare opportunity to lead an excellent team of specialist History teachers in what has been a very successful department for years.
This is a crucial post and the successful applicant must have a proven track record of success, be an excellent classroom practitioner with proven classroom experience. The senior leadership team is dedicated to making History one of the school’s key priorities given the importance of the Ebacc basket to school outcomes
We would like to hear from you if you want to work in a highly ambitious and successful school which:
 Is proud of the high expectations of its young people.
 Has a strong ethos of support for all.
 Is committed to the professional development of staff.
 achieve outstanding student attainment outcomes
 Possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of Bishop Barrington students.

The successful candidate will have:
 An absolute dedication to pupils and their learning above all else.
 A clear record of success at Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4.
 A relentless determination and commitment to constant review and refinement.
 Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
 Strong leadership skills and a strong desire to succeed at the highest level.

The successful applicant will be fully supported by being part of a well-resourced, forward thinking and supportive team, small group sizes at Key Stage 4 and will benefit from the school’s outstanding track record with continuing professional development. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to build on the excellent work of the outgoing Head of History, lead a strong and dynamic team of new History teachers, and play a strategic role in the evolution of Bishop Barrington School

If you are seeking a challenging and highly rewarding position, enriching the lives of the students who attend Bishop Barrington and members of the local community, then we are keen to hear from you.

Durham County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure.

Employee benefits

TLR 2c £7,016

Applying for the job

Application forms and relevant documents are available from the School website
www.bishopbarrington.net

Please email completed application forms to: chris.hulme@bishopbarrington.net

Supporting documents

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Secondary
School size 759 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Bishop Barrington School A Sports with Mathematics College website (opens in a new window)
Contact email chris.hulme@bishopbarrington.net

About Bishop Barrington School A Sports with Mathematics College

We are seeking to recruit an exceptional subject leader for History with vision, drive and a passion for the subject
We are looking to appoint an inspirational Head of History, for January 2021 or earlier by negotiation, who shares our belief in the highest standards of academic progress. This is a rare opportunity to lead an excellent team of specialist History teachers in what has been a very successful department for years.

Arranging a visit to Bishop Barrington School A Sports with Mathematics College

For an informal discussion, please ring the school and ask to speak with Mike Bennett, Head Teacher, on 01388 603307

School location

Woodhouse Lane, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14 6LA