Head of Classics - Independent School

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Sussex,United Kingdom
Salary
£40,000 - £50,000 Per Year
Posted
29 Apr 2022 23:24
Closes
27 May 2022 23:59
Reference
1580195715
Sector
Academy
Job Level
Head of
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Head of Classics - Independent School

A great opportunity within two Independent Schools who are seeking to appoint a new Head of Classics. In this role you'll be able toTwo exceptional Independent Schools are looking for an experienced and high-quality Classics teacher to lead the Classics department. This role will be ideal for you if you are a collaborative and creative professional looking for a fresh challenge. As the Head of Classics, you'll be responsible for guiding our first set of Year 11 students through their Classics GCSE exams and so experience of teaching at this level is essential.Key Responsibilities: Ensure the highest teaching, learning and attainment for all pupils throughout the school.Provide upwards feedback & suggestions for improvement.To support the SLT by maintaining efficient and effective management and organisation of learning resources and provide information for the school SEF.Discuss and write a development plan for the subject that identifies clear targets, timescales and success criteria for its development in line with the overall School Development Plan.Liaise with Heads of Section to ensure that schemes of work are age-appropriate, align with other subjects and ensure appropriate progression.Ensure a thorough understanding of the exam curriculum and Scholarship requirements and the requirements of KS future school and college entry requirements.Take overall responsibility and therefore appropriate action to support the ongoing improvement of the quality of teaching and learning in the subject across the age range.Set and achieve the highest standards of attainment possible for each child and group as a whole.Organise the setting and marking of exams.Contribute to curriculum evenings and initiate extra-curricular activities and parent talks involving the subject.Both of these schools in London and Sussex are extremely popular Independent Schools that are both committed to developing innovative teaching and learning; open communication with parents and being a tolerant, kind, and supportive community in which every pupil feels able to try new challenges without fear of failure. Moreover, you'll be part of team who wonderfully professional, passionate and brilliantly collegiate.To discuss this and other opportunities in the Independent sector this year, please email your CV to (url removed).Empowering Learning is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment