Employer: northern education trust
Job Type: Permanent
Contract Type: Permanent
Post: Director of History (North West)Contract Type: PermanentSalary Range: Leadership Range L14 – L18 (£65,010 – £71,729 FTE)Working Type: Full TimeBase: A Northern Education Trust Academy in the North West of England (travel between secondary academies is required weekly)
Please note: the post holder will be engaging in regulated activity, working mainly or wholly with children. This position is exempt from the rehabilitation of offender’s act 1974. It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.
Northern Education Trust (NET) is a charitable education Trust with a good track record for school improvement. The Trust sponsors 24 academies; 14 secondary and 10 primaries across the North of England in eleven Local Authority regions.
An important part of the trust’s strategy for school improvement is to grow the capacity for specialist outstanding practitioners.
You will be able to demonstrate successful leadership with significant curriculum experience in history. You will have a proven track record of examination success and be able to evidence that you are a consistently outstanding teacher who can demonstrate and model the qualities required for this key leadership role.
As we expand as a Trust within the North West of England, you will be expected to play a key role in working with curriculum leaders and teachers and assist in accelerating the pace of improvement. This is an exciting role for exceptional candidates with the drive to lead and to enhance standards of history across our secondary academies. You will help shape the curriculum in order to ensure outstanding teaching and learning.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic, driven and passionate historian to join our highly successful and growing director team within history. An excellent knowledge and understanding of the subject, as well as the GCSE and A-Level specifications is essential. As Director of History, you will report to and be supported in your role by the Senior Director of Humanities and together you will play a vital part in determining, leading and refining the quality of history education within our secondary schools. You must have a personable nature, with the diplomacy and versatility to build connections with a wide range of stakeholders. You must possess a relentless focus on standards, embracing our Trust vision: ‘Outcomes Focused, Child Centred.’
Although you will be based at a trust academy in the North West, providing you with an opportunity to be part of a leadership team, travel across the trust academies will be necessary in supporting curriculum leadership and teacher development throughout the trust.
Northern Education Trust offers:
?The opportunity to work and progress across the family of schools, should you wish in the future;
?The chance to apply for leadership roles in the Deeps structure taking on a whole school leadership project;
?The support and expertise of Director of Subjects.
?A full and detailed programme of support and development for all;
?A further comprehensive programme of professional development, including leadership, provided through the NET Staff College.
?Free flu vaccinations
?Free onsite parking
?Employee discounts such as competitively priced car leasing
?Access to various discount sites
In accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, an online search will be completed on all shortlisted applicants prior to interview. Any relevant information will be discussed further with the applicant during the interview process.
The Trust is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. All posts are subject to enhanced disclosure and barring service checks. We expect all adults to share our commitment to safeguarding and the health and wellbeing of our pupils.
Closing date: 8am on Friday 9 February 2024
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