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Head of History - TLR 2 (b) - £4,353.00 per annum

Greensward Academy has an outstanding History Department with excellent exam results and student uptake of this subject.  History is one of the largest optional subjects at KS4 with over 140 students in each year group. There are two separate teaching groups in Years 12 and 13. Greensward Academy is committed to wider history and history curriculum and runs trips to Berlin, Moscow and Krakow.  We have two thriving history societies which meet weekly; one is led by the 6th form students.  With over 30 members, the societies provide personally researched, engaging presentations, and we have arranged and run several additional trips and visits.   

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional classroom teacher who demonstrates high standards of delivery in a consistent manner, who is committed to improving achievement across all key stages and who understands the strategies required to accomplish this.  The right candidate must be a strong leader with the ability to inspire both staff and students. Enthusiasm and an imaginative approach to the delivery of the curriculum area and attention to details are essential. You will:

  • Support the Senior Leadership and to deputise when and where appropriate.
  • Ensure provision of an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students studying in the curriculum area in accordance with the aims of the academy and the curricular policies determined by the Board of Governors, and Principal. 
  • Be responsible for leading and developing the subject areas. 
  • Develop and enhance the teaching practice of others.
  • Monitor and support the overall progress and development of students within the subject area and as a Form Tutor.

This position is required to commence 1 September 2016.

Closing date: 18 February 2016

If you would like to come and see Greensward Academy in action, then please do not hesitate to contact our HR team who will be only too happy to arrange this for you. Below are the documents related to this post.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application which can be completed on line via this link.  If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact Ms T Higginson, HR Assistant, Greensward Academy, Greensward Lane, Hockley, Essex SS5 5HG (thigginson@greenswardacademy.org). 


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Shirley Wheeler,
10 Feb 2016, 03:58
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Shirley Wheeler,
10 Feb 2016, 03:58
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