Head of Faculty, Leading History & Religious Studies
Teachers’ Main Scale (Points 1 – 6)
Plus, a TLR 2 (up to £7,017 depending on experience)
Available from 22 February 2021
The logic of this joint Head of Faculty post is the management, planning and improvement of students’ journey in both History and Religious Studies whilst at Stourport High School & VIth Form College. The post will involve working with the SLT line attached for History & Religious Studies on the strategic oversight, preparation and leadership of those subjects across all Key Stages, ensuring that students make progress and staff deliver a knowledge rich curriculum through quality first teaching. It also involves line managing and supporting colleagues within the department.
The core purpose of this role is to provide outstanding professional leadership and collaboration and to ensure provision of both History & Religious Studies in direct support of Stourport High School’s academic priorities.
The postholder can demonstrate their commitment to their subject and how they can support the trust in fostering collaboration and staff subject development. They will play a key role in ensuring that the continual improvement of the quality of students learning is at the top of the business agenda and will be responsible for developing and leading the department to ensure its long-term success and sustainability.
For further details of the post, please refer to the job description and person specification available.
The Stourport High School & VIth Form College are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. The post is subject to an enhanced clearance by the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Closing date for applications: Friday 22nd January 2021 with interviews being held soon after.
The Stourport High School and Sixth Form Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.