Team Leader History

Samworth Church Academy, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 2DY

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  • Job start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    6 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 September 2022

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

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Additional allowances

TLR 2 £4784

Team Leader History job summary

We are looking to appoint a dynamic, talented and enthusiastic professional to be Team Leader of History. We require an outstanding practitioner and leader of learning who can successfully lead, develop, challenge and inspire.

The successful candidate will have oversight of and responsibility for all of the disciplines within the curriculum area.  The candidate will have a real determination and vigour to deliver stimulating and innovative lessons and will be keen to get involved with activities in our wider academy community showing commitment to our values and ethos.

You will have:-

  • A passion for the success of students and a belief in their huge individual potential
  • A determination to fulfil and exceed your own potential
  • An enthusiasm for teaching with rigour reaching the highest possible standards
  • A willingness to face new challenges
  • A real ability to innovate and strive for continuous improvement
  • A hunger for both autonomy and accountability

And will want to be part of an organisation that:-

  • Puts the children of the Academy and its people first
  • Judges its success by the success of its students
  • Supports, values and encourages its staff to be the best they can be
  • Understands the challenges faced by teachers

This is an exciting opportunity to join an academy that is rapidly improving and was recognised in our most recent OfSTED inspection (November 2019).

Some of your key responsibilities will include:-

  • To raise standards of student attainment and achievement within the whole curriculum area and to monitor and support student progress
  • To be accountable for student progress and development within the subjects of the curriculum area
  • To develop and enhance the teaching practice of others and encourage and inspire them to excel as practitioners
  • To ensure the provision of an appropriately broad, ambitious and well-sequenced history curriculum
  • To effectively lead and manage all resources allocated to the subject area

The full details can be found in the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

We are looking for you if you have:-

  • Qualified Teacher Status and relevant degree
  • Substantial, recent and successful experience of teaching across the secondary age range
  • Ability to monitor, evaluate and develop teaching and learning within the subject area
  • Effective, sensitive and clear communication skills to a range of audiences
  • The ability to successfully present, inform, interact, consult and negotiate
  • The ability to lead, develop, share and realise strategic plans for the subject area
  • High expectations of students and colleagues
  • Experience of, and commitment to, the education of the whole person promoting personal development as well as social and emotional well-being alongside academic development

This is an exciting opportunity to join an enthusiastic and committed team in our academy.

Interviews w.c. 10th October 2022

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About Samworth Church Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1041 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
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Our vision is to create an environment that provides the best start to a bright future for all our students, by giving them all the opportunity to be fully qualified for adult life, in the fullest sense of the term.We realise this vision by offering a broad range of courses, to cater for as many interests and abilities as possible. We also work in partnership with other Mansfield schools to maximise opportunity. To broaden the educational experience we include Sport, Dance, Music and Drama in the curriculum. Not just for the select few, but for absolutely everyone. There are many different ways of defining achievement but ours is unusually holistic. Good qualifications are crucial to young people and their futures but we also know that other things are important to prepare young people for the challenges they face.

The Samworth Church Academy is a Global Member of the Round Square, a worldwide association of schools which share a commitment, beyond academic excellence to personal development, responsibility and international understanding through service, challenge and adventure. 'Inspiring students to become the leaders and guardians of tomorrow's world'

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