This is a rare opportunity to take a vital role at one of the most sought after schools in the South West. We are seeking an outstanding teacher to lead our Humanities Department on a full time basis from 1 September 2022.
The successful candidate will be able to teach History at all key stages, lead and manage History as Subject Leader, as well as the wider Humanities department as Curriculum Leader. It would be beneficial if the successful candidate could offer another subject within Humanities or the Social Sciences.
We are looking for someone who has a proved track record of providing excellent outcomes for students and developing staff along the way to improve the quality of education. We are looking for a leader, confident in their knowledge and experience of nurturing success with the ability to take department staff with them.
This is an exciting time to join our school as a Curriculum Leader. Our school development priorities focus on establishing a shared ‘toolkit’ of research-based pedagogy, effective use of assessment, the progress of vulnerable students and a whole school ethos around anti-discrimination. The successful candidate should be excited by the prospect and challenge of developing a curriculum and culture which enables pupils of all abilities to excel in this essential aspect of their education.
We also provide a fantastic benefits package to our employees including a contributory pension scheme, a broad employee assistance programme and benefits (offering discounts on shopping), cycle to work scheme and on-site parking.
To find out more about the role and before making an application candidates are asked to read the full job details linked below so you can match qualifications, experience, skills and abilities against the criteria required for this position.
To make an application please fill in our trust application form.
The closing date for applications is 9.00 am on Monday 24 January 2022. Those who are successful following shortlisting, will be contacted regarding interview arrangements. Interviews will take place before the end of Term 3.
Backwell School and the Lighthouse Schools Partnership are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students and expect all staff to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. Appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity.
We particularly encourage applications from underrepresented groups.