• Head of Humanities – January 2018

    Grade MPS/UPS plus TLR 2a £6,385

     

    The Winsford Academy is seeking an ambitious and enthusiastic Head of Humanities who will join the team at an exciting time in the school’s development.  This post carries a TLR 2a allowance of £6,385 in addition to the post holder’s substantive salary.  We are particularly interested in candidates with the ability to teach RE to GCSE level.

    We are part of the Fallibroome Multi Academy Trust and this has presented us with great support and excellent opportunities for collaboration and outstanding CPD opportunities.

    In May 2016 Ofsted judged The Winsford Academy to be Good for ‘overall effectiveness’ and commended for ‘rapid and sustained improvement.’  Inspectors were impressed with pupils’ behaviour and pride in their school and commended a ‘culture of improving learning’ which meant that pupils made good progress in their subjects.

    We are seeking an innovative and motivational teacher with excellent subject knowledge and the desire and commitment to raise achievement of students at all levels.  The requirement will be to teach to GCSE, with the potential to teach to A Level in the future.  We are looking for passionate and inspirational professionals who would enjoy working in an exciting and rewarding environment and are prepared to contribute fully to school life.  The post holder will head the strategic leadership and management of the department, including the development and implementation of plans, policies, targets and practices.  They will also be entrusted with the challenge to accelerate progress and improve Progress 8 outcomes of all students.

    It is essential that the post holder has positivity, drive and a good sense of humour.

    In return you can expect:

    • A Principal with the drive and determination to ensure the Academy achieves ‘outstanding’ and is recognised as a hub of excellence within the community
    • Excellent CPD opportunities and investment to ensure succession planning for the future
    • Support from a sponsor with a national reputation for excellence
    • The support of an effective, forward thinking Governing Body committed to providing high quality education in an aspirational learning environment
    • A committed and passionate staff
    • An enthusiastic, well behaved body of students with a sense of pride in themselves and the achievements of their school

    For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Amanda Harrison, Principal – e-mail:  jane.fox@winsfordacademy.org.uk or tel: 01606 592300.

    For an informal visit to the school please contact Lorraine Bogue on 01606595916 or email lorraine.bogue@winsfordacademy.org.uk

    An application form and this information pack may also be downloaded from the school website https://winsfordacademy.net/

    Completed application forms should be accompanied by a letter of application to the Principal,
    Mrs Amanda Harrison (CVs will not be considered without an application form) and should be marked Private and Confidential to Mrs Lorraine Bogue, HR Officer, The Winsford Academy, Grange Lane, Winsford, CW7 2BT or emailed to lorraine.bogue@winsfordacademy.org.uk

    The deadline for applications is 5 pm on Wednesday 4 October.

    Interviews will be held on Monday 9 October.

     The Winsford Academy is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all members of staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Appointments are subject to satisfactory DBS clearance and satisfactory employment references which will be taken up prior to the commencement of the post.

    Vacancy Information

    The deadline for applications is Wednesday 4th October 2017

We are part of the Fallibroome Multi Academy Trust and this has presented us with great support and excellent opportunities for collaboration.

In May 2016 Ofsted judged The Winsford Academy to be Good for ‘overall effectiveness’ and commended for ‘rapid and sustained improvement.’  Inspectors were impressed with pupils’ behaviour and pride in their school and commended a ‘culture of improving learning’ which meant that pupils made good progress in their subjects.

Completed application forms should be emailed to lorraine.bogue@winsfordacademy.org.uk.

The Winsford Academy is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all members of staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Appointments are subject to satisfactory DBS clearance and satisfactory employment references which will be taken up prior to the commencement of the post.