Contract Type: Full Time
Role:
Head of Department
Job Start Date: 2019-09-02
Salary: MPS/UPS (Outer London) TLR 2C £6,645 (R&R for exceptional candidate)
School Type:
Secondary
School Size: 1001-2000
School Age Range: 11-18
Pupil Gender: Mixed
Address: Headstone Lane, Harrow, HA3 6NR
Ofsted Ranking: Good 2

Overview

Hatch End High School is a high performing, innovative Academy in Harrow with Arts College status and a large and highly successful Sixth Form. We are extremely proud of our diverse and multi-ethnic cohort and outstanding reputation for Inclusion. Standards and progress are high but we are never complacent. Our school ethos, WE CARE: Co-operation, Ambition, Respect, Excellence, underpins everything we do.

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational practitioner to lead our History Department from September 2019.  History is a hugely successful and popular subject at Hatch End High School and consistently performs above the national average in both Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5.   However, we believe we can do even better.

The successful candidate will have the ability to embrace the inclusive culture and ethos of the school.  A strong commitment to raising achievement and standards is required along with an informed and creative approach to curriculum delivery.  Our professional development for staff progression is second to none.

Application forms are available on our website together with the job description and person specification or email hr@hatchend.harrow.sch.uk for an application pack. Our website has comprehensive information on the many fantastic opportunities at the school and would urge you to read our “Your Career at Hatch End High School” brochure.

Closing date: Noon, Friday 29th March 2019
Start date: 2nd September 2019

Hatch End High School is an equal opportunities employer.  This school is committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All posts working in schools are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and two written references.

 

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About Hatch End High School

Hatch End High School is a high performing, happy and thriving comprehensive school in the London Borough of Harrow.

The school has a rich history of tradition but actively embraces the very best of new technologies and innovative practice. We have a high profile in the community, supporting other schools and play a lead role in training the next generation of teachers.

We are conveniently situated in the north west of the borough with easy access to Central Harrow as well as Hertfordshire, Brent, Hillingdon and Barnet.

I am very proud to say that our students consistently make outstanding progress and we are consistently in the highest performing schools nationally for both GCSE and A Level performance. However, this academic excellence is paralleled by our equal commitment to develop the personality, talents and abilities of all our students. Our enrichment programme is second to none. We care about our young people as individuals which means always ensuring a careful balance between challenge and support.

Ofsted, when they visited in 2013, picked up immediately on the palpable sense of inclusion, nurturing and rigour at Hatch End High School when they acknowledged in the very first line of the report – “Students thrive in this school." Again in 2018, they confirmed that, "Pupils say they feel part of a harmonious community".

In July 2018, we were recognised nationally in our gaining the Inclusion Quality Mark (IQM), which states our Pastoral and Inclusion work is “exceptional”.