Head of Humanities
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An outstanding school located in the beautiful city of Lincoln, is currently seeking a highly qualified and experienced individual to join their permanent staff list as the Head of Humanities. The position is available from September and offers an exciting opportunity to lead the Humanities department in a renowned educational institution.
Role: Head of Humanities
Contract: Permanent, Fulltime
Salary: MPS/UPS (dependent on experience) with TLR
- Lead and manage the Humanities department, providing strategic direction and fostering a culture of academic excellence.
- Develop and implement an engaging and innovative curriculum, ensuring alignment with national standards and educational best practices.
- Monitor and evaluate the performance of the department, providing constructive feedback and support to staff members.
- Promote effective teaching and learning methodologies, encouraging creativity and critical thinking among students.
- Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment, promoting the well-being and personal development of students.
- Collaborate with other department heads and senior leadership to ensure cross-curricular integration and a cohesive educational experience.
- Stay updated with the latest developments in the field of Humanities education and implement appropriate changes to enhance the curriculum.
- A passion for education and a deep understanding of the Humanities subject area.
- A relevant degree in a Humanities discipline (e.g., History, Geography, Religious Studies) or a related field. A postgraduate qualification is desirable.
- A proven track record of success in teaching Humanities at the secondary level, preferably with experience in a leadership role.
- Excellent leadership and managerial skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire both staff and students.
- Strong knowledge of national curriculum standards and assessment frameworks.
- A creative and innovative approach to curriculum design and delivery, incorporating the use of technology and interactive teaching methods.
- Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues, students, and parents.
- A commitment to promoting diversity, equality, and inclusivity within the school community.
- A track record of continuous professional development and a willingness to stay updated with the latest educational research and practices.
If you are a dedicated and experienced educator with a passion for Humanities education, this is a fantastic opportunity to take on a leadership role in an excellent school. Please apply directly to this advertisement with an up-to-date copy of your CV.
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All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
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