Contract Type: Full Time
Phase Leader
Job Start Date: 2021-09-01
Salary: Inner London Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale plus TLR 1a (£8,069 pa)
School Type:
School Size: 1001-2000
School Age Range: 11-19
Pupil Gender: Female
Address: Eltham Hill, London, SE9 5EE
Ofsted Ranking: Outstanding 1


Curriculum Leader for Human Understanding

Starting April or September 2021

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, dynamic, skilled and creative leader who is passionate about Human Sciences to be our Curriculum Leader for Human Understanding.

Our Human Understanding Faculty encompasses Sociology, Psychology, Government and Politics, Health & Social Care, Child Development and PSHE. You will be able to teach at least one of these subjects at both KS4 and KS5.

You will be responsible for the development and management of this popular and forward thinking faculty.

You will need strong leadership and interpersonal skills that promote high quality teaching. We are lookingfor a Curriculum Leader who will embrace our drive to ensure hat Social Sciences are at the core of our curriculum and have students’ progress at the forefront of their teaching.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the Faculty’s staff, resources and budget and leading teaching and learning and behaviour for learning within the area. The Curriculum Leader will work closely with their Subject Leaders, as well as supporting and working with other CL colleagues and the School Leadership Team.

You will be joining a school where leadership and management and behaviour have been recently judged outstanding and where there is ‘a strong culture of developing training and leadership opportunities for all members of the school community.’ (Ofsted 2019)

We are a diverse, inclusive and cohesive school community. We seek to cultivate a happy and caring community that fosters a culture of excellence where success is celebrated and students are encouraged to aim high and become active contributors to society. This is underpinned by our core values of Excellence, Happiness and Success.

Eltham Hill is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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About Eltham Hill Girls School

At the heart of our school is our passion for education; our students are encouraged in their learning, challenged to imagine more and given extensive opportunities to develop.

The key priorities of extending learning, high standards of achievement and the personal development of our students, drive all that we do. Our GCSE exam results are outstanding and well above the national results for girls.  We are very proud that Eltham Hill School was one of the most improved schools in London and in the top 100 in the country.

We have placed creativity at the heart of our curriculum offer and deliver an innovative, flexible curriculum for all our students at KS3, which has received wide recognition.