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Head of History

Head of History

Posted 8 May by Reed Education
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History Teacher - Second in Charge
  • Annual Salary: Enhanced Academy Salary Scale plus TLR 2a £3,214.00
  • Location: Bognor Regis
  • Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

An exciting leadership opportunity has arisen for an outstanding History practitioner to join our team as the Second in Charge of the History Department. This role is ideal for those looking to impact the continuous improvement of the subject and support the development and implementation of teaching and learning strategies within the department.

Day to Day of the role:
  • Support the Head of History in leading the department and driving forward the quality of teaching and learning.
  • Teach history across Key Stages 3, 4, and potentially 5, delivering an ambitious history curriculum.
  • Mentor and guide staff and students, fostering a passion for history and encouraging academic excellence.
  • Contribute to the development of curriculum resources and innovative teaching practices.
  • Participate in and lead professional development activities within the department and the wider school community.
Required Skills & Qualifications:
  • A proven track record as an excellent classroom practitioner in History.
  • Experience of teaching History at KS3 and KS4, with the ability to inspire and motivate students.
  • Leadership qualities with the potential to influence others and grow into an effective departmental leader.
  • Reflective, with a strong work ethic, high levels of emotional intelligence, and professional integrity.
  • Ambitious, quick to learn, and committed to personal and professional development.
Benefits:
  • Competitive rates of pay compared to the maintained sector.
  • Access to a contributory pension scheme.
  • Enhanced parental leave policies.
  • Reduced gym membership and nursery fees.
  • Laptop provided for professional use.
  • Car leasing scheme and access to ‘Perkbox’ for various discounts.
  • Health Cash Plan.
  • Additional INSET days for planning and guaranteed personal days.
  • Comprehensive training and leadership development opportunities.

This is an exciting time to join a fully inclusive and ambitious school, providing a first-class education to our children. As part of this academy you will have access to national leadership development programmes, a leadership coach, and supportive line management from experienced senior leaders.

To apply for position, submit your CV and cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are interested in this position. 

Reference: 52605913

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