SUBJECT LEADER – HISTORY – Full time
MPR/UPR - TLR 2C
Required for September 2019 - Permanent

Challney High School for Girls is a successful and inclusive school with outstanding facilities, friendly staff and a highly supportive environment with Progress 8 Scores in the top 20% of UK schools for the last 2 years. We are on a journey to outstanding. We have a focus on respect, opportunity and achievement and the girls are caring and motivated. They are regularly involved in local and national philanthropic initiatives and this commitment is also reflected in their attitudes to their studies.

We are looking to appoint a passionate and inspiring practitioner who will build upon the successes of the History department and lead and develop an innovative curriculum that allows our girls to achieve the best possible outcomes having had the best possible experiences.

Our students make good progress; their attitudes and behaviour are exemplary and they are a joy to teach. History is one of the most chosen subjects at KS4 with a dedicated and hardworking team of teachers. This post would suit a motivated, ambitious individual who is looking to take this key EBACC subject to the next level. We would welcome applications from colleagues across the experience spectrum- the key is that you have the drive, commitment and subject expertise to help the girls achieve better than they could ever expect to.

If you are passionate about teaching and leadership and want to develop an innovative curriculum with inspiring learning opportunities for our students – then this is the post for you.

For an informal discussion about this role please email head@challneygirls.luton.sch.uk. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed: please email ssmith@challneygirls.luton.sch.uk. Please visit our website www.challneygirls.luton.sch.uk/vacancies and follow the link to apply for this post and complete the application form. CVs are not acceptable.

Closing date for the receipt of applications is noon on Tuesday 21st May 2019 with interviews taking place on Thursday 23rd May 2019.

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Challney High School for Girls is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undergo a DBS and Prohibition check.