Birmingham City Council

Leader of Social Sciences

Expiring today

Location
Waverley School
Salary
Leadership 1-5
Posted
17 Jun 2022
Closes
30 Jun 2022
Contact
Applications @waverley.bham.sch.uk
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Leader of Social Sciences

Leadership 1-5

Hours: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Waverley School

311 Yardley Green Road

Bordesley Green

Birmingham

Telephone Number: 0121 566 6607

Email Address: applications@waverley.bham.sch.uk

Job Start Date: September 2022

Waverley School became an all-through school in September 2012. At Waverley we create an environment which allows everyone to develop mutual respect for each other and a respect for learning.

This is an exciting time to join Waverley Education Foundation Trust. We have landmark buildings equipped with state of the art and design technology facilities for teaching, learning and training. As part of the exciting growth plans for the Trust, we are expanding our team to meet future requirements.

We are looking for a highly motivated and committed individual to join our team as Leader of Social Sciences.

The ideal applicant will have an excellent track record of teaching and student progress within a successful secondary school or teaching training programme. They will be expected to deliver outstanding lessons to ensure excellence and achievement for all learners, with a true commitment to raising standards. Applicants will need to have experience of using a variety of approaches to continually enhance teaching and learning throughout the school and across the full age and ability range. The ideal applicant also need to have excellent communication skills and the ability to forge strong working relationships.

The applicant will support effective leadership and management as a leader within the Humanities faculty, thereby build and maintain an effective teaching team. The ideal candidate will lead the curriculum development and quality assurance of social sciences specialisms. You will also support/lead on data and reporting to develop the work of the faculty.

The school’s most recent inspection report, Ofsted (November 2021) commented that ‘Pupils are happy to come to this school…. and the curriculum is ambitiously designed to stretch pupils regardless of their starting point.’

The successful candidate will need to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Waverley School is committed to the protection and safety of its students.

We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity or religion. Only applications submitted on the schools application form will be accepted.

Closing Date: 30 June 2022, 10am

For an application pack please visit our website

Completed applications should be sent to Applications@waverley.bham.sch.uk  Applications received after this date and time will not be considered. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. For further enquiries please call 0121 566 6607.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.

Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.

Rehabilitation of offenders: This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.
 

 

 

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