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Director of Learning History/History & Social Science - Full-time

The Marsh Academy, New Romney

  • Ref:KCC886-6909-167T
  • Posted:16/05/2022
  • Pay:MPS/UPS+ TLR
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:23/05/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC



To commence September 2022


(Possibility of increased TLR and responsibility to include Social Science)

We are looking for an outstanding Director of Learning to drive our successful History Department forward and continue to raise standards.  The outstanding candidate will be responsible for the successful delivery of History at all key stages. Applicants must have a proven track record of effective teaching and be able to inspire colleagues.  This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and committed teacher who wants to make a real difference.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be able to demonstrate outstanding teaching and a commitment to sharing good practice;
  • Have a proven track record of significant impact in their current post;
  • Have the energy, drive and commitment necessary to achieve excellence;
  • Have a creative and innovative approach and an ability to embrace change positively;
  • Be enthusiastic and determined to support the academy in continuing its rapid improvement.

 The Marsh Academy can offer you:

  • the opportunity to join a supportive staff and work with well-motivated students;
  • the opportunity to join an academy with exciting and aspirational plans for the future;
  • excellent opportunities for career development.

If you are a dedicated teacher who shares our vision for putting the learning of our students first, then we would love to hear from you.

For further details please download the attached application pack or contact Amanda Clayson by telephone or email.

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check prior to starting.  Only applications submitted on the school’s application form will be considered.

Closing date for applications: Monday 23rd May 2022 at 12 noon.

NB - We reserve the right to interview and offer to a strong candidate. It is strongly recommended that candidates submit their applications as soon as possible.

Information about the school

Our Staff, Governors and Sponsors are dedicated to ensuring that every student achieves his or her potential, both academically and personally, leaving the academy with the confidence, resilience, and qualifications necessary to deliver a bright future. We are recognised by Ofsted as a ‘Good’ school and committed to recruiting those who share our ethos and values.

The Marsh Academy is fortunate to have relatively new buildings that provide high quality facilities for staff and students as well as the local community, but the real success of the academy comes from our staff and students. The academy is now over-subscribed and the school of choice for our local community. The academy is sponsored by the Skinners’ Company and as part of the Skinners’ family of schools, opens up access to a network of development opportunities and collaboration, including with our co-sponsor: Tonbridge School.

These are exciting times at the Marsh Academy and we are keen to welcome your application.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Amanda Clayson
  • Address:Station Road, New Romney, Kent, TN29 9PA
  • Telephone: 01797 364593
  • Email: mandy@marshacademy.org.uk

Fax: 01797 367615

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).