Director of Humanities
Start Date – 1st September 2020
OVERVIEW OF THE SCHOOL AND THE ROLE:
The Warwick School is an ambitious, forward thinking 11 to 16 school, serving the Redhill area.
This is an exciting opportunity for a skilled, enthusiastic and ambitious teacher to lead our dynamic and committed Humanities Faculty from January 2021. This is a permanent contract. The successful candidate will work within this supportive environment to contribute to the success of our students and the development of the curriculum area up to Key stage 4.
WHY CHOOSE US:
The school is a member of the South East Surrey Schools Education Trust which is a partnership of The Ashcombe, Therfield and The Warwick Schools; each being successful, inclusive schools committed to work in collaboration for the benefit of their distinctive communities and those children and young people whom they serve. The school offers outstanding continuing professional development for its staff and the Trust will offer a range of opportunities for the right candidate to develop their practice and demonstrate their potential for promotion. Applications from NQTs are welcome and will be supported through an induction programme, which we believe to be second to none.
WHAT WE OFFER:
• A strong commitment to your professional development and career management
• An opportunity to be part of a dynamic team
• Courteous and hardworking students
• Planning and delivering exciting and stimulating lessons to KS3 and KS4
• Working with the existing team to provide the highest standards of learning experiences
• Have a second-class honours degree, or higher, or equivalent qualification
• Have experience of work in a successful department
• Have experience of effecting innovative practice within school
• Understand what constitutes an effective curriculum and co-curriculum and plan accordingly to provide stimulating opportunities for learning to occur in diverse ways
• Experience of teaching KS3 & KS4
• Sound understanding of the Humanities Curriculum
• Knowledge of best practice and procedures for safeguarding young people
• Have a full working knowledge of current, relevant legislation, codes of practice and policies at a national and local authority level
• QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) with a good relevant degree
• Passionate about the development of the next generation of thinkers, researchers, creators and leaders
• Highly skilled and knowledgeable in the current curriculum, its delivery and the latest pedagogy.
The Warwick School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring checks along with other relevant employment checks.
About The Warwick School
The Warwick School is a non-denominational mixed secondary school, educating students aged from 11 to 16 years. Situated in the centre of the Redhill community, we are committed to providing the highest quality educational experience to young people of all abilities and backgrounds.
The Warwick offers its young people a warm, secure and supportive environment in which they are able to develop into confident, healthy, self-motivating adults who are fully equipped to play their part in the wider community. Our extensive grounds and excellent buildings and facilities provide conditions which enhance learning and encourage students to acquire a love of learning.