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Subject Leader of History

Knighton Lane East, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 6FU
Sir Jonathan North College
Full Time
MPS to UPS as appropriate plus TLR 2A
21st September 2022
Start Date
3rd January 2023
5th October 2022 08:05 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start date
3rd January 2023
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1271285

At Sir Jonathan North Girls' College, we are are seeking to appoint a well-qualified and inspirational teacher to lead our History department. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated and effective practitioner to join our outstanding college. We are looking for a passionate class teacher to deliver high-quality lessons to inspire our students, whilst ensuring all aspects of the delivery, teaching and learning of the subject are effective throughout the subject. As part of our energetic and welcoming team, you will enthuse and motivate students to strive for success while maintaining a healthy learning environment for all children within the school.

We encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close applications and interview early if we receive a high volume of applicants.

JOB TITLE: Subject Leader for History
HOURS: Full time / Permanent
SALARY: Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Range as appropriate, TLR 2a
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Curriculum Team Leader (Humanities), Vice Principal and Principal



  • Formulate Schemes of Work and other teaching materials to ensure effective use of resources.
  • Provide guidance and lead other teachers in the delivery of History.
  • Effectively market and promote the subject to prospective students.
  • Quality assure teaching and learning in the department.
  • Stay abreast of curriculum developments and assessment opportunities related to this area and advise on future initiatives.
  • Line- manage assigned staff as appropriate.
  • Monitor the progress of cohorts and employ effective intervention strategies where appropriate and required.
  • Communicate effectively with students, parents and carers.

Responsible for: All aspects of the delivery of the subject and ensure that all arrangements are managed effectively. Quality assurance of teaching and learning in the department.
Liaising with: Senior Leadership Team, teaching/support staff, LA representatives, external agencies, students and parents/carers

This post is eligible for a DBS check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (i.e. it involves certain activities in relation to children and/or adults) and is defined as a regulated activity under Part 1 of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006.

This post is designated as a regulated activity and requires enhanced criminal record check (including a barred list check)


Safeguarding Statement:

Sir Jonathan North and the Lionheart Educational Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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