Secondary Teacher - Head of Humanities Ofsted 1 Girls' School

45000.00 - 55000.00 GBP Annual + GBP45000 - GBP55000/annum
13 Jun 2017
08 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Ofsted 1 Outstanding Girls' Secondary School in Inner London needs a Head of Humanities

With roots that can be traced back to 1562, and only five headteachers in the last 110 years, this school provides an educational environment of stability and tradition.

Pupils often go to Oxford or Cambridge when leaving this school.

You will:

Lead, manage and develop the curriculum at all Key Stages, which include 3 subjects at A Level, (History, Geography, Travel and Tourism) and 2 at GCSE, (History and Geography).

Routinely and rigorously monitor teaching and learning through lesson observations and feedback, work sampling, pupil tracking and target setting. Putting in place strategies for any underperformance within the department, whether teaching or learning. Ensure that good discipline is maintained in lessons.
Ensure that all students are well catered for especially GTP/SEN, taking into account different teaching and learning styles. Lead, develop and enhance the practice of department colleagues, creating a culture of learning at all levels. Conduct performance management reviews and facilitate the induction of NQTs, Teach First, trainees and new staff. Ensure all members of the department receive appropriate training and development, including a programme of peer observations.
Ensure that within the department marking is regular, is of the highest quality, is diagnostic and clearly shows students how to improve. Develop the use of AfL strategies and monitor its impact on student progress.
Ensure that records of assessment are kept and that pupil data is analysed carefully in order to inform individual and department target setting.
Ensure that reports to parents are of a good standard and that guidelines are adhered to and deadlines met.
Involve department colleagues in regular discussion on pedagogy, the latest thinking and current education legislation. With department colleagues draw up the department development plan in line with school objectives and ensure that targets are completed on time. Involve the department in the regular update of the department SEF ensuring that it is robust and rigorous.
Ensure that there are displays of student work which are of a high standard and that the teaching areas provide a stimulating learning environment and that health and safety regulations are met and risk assessments conducted.
Make cost effective use of resources within the budget set.
Ensure that support staff are used to maximum advantage during lessons.
Have general oversight of visits organised by the department, completing the required forms and being mindful of health and safety.
Ensure that work has been set by absent department colleagues and that cover teachers have the necessary equipment.
Evaluate and report on progress to the Governors, including analysis of examinations and targets for the new academic year.

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An enhanced DBS is required for each of these roles.

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