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Head of Personal Development - Maternity

The Holmesdale School, Snodland

  • Ref:KCC886-4065-583T
  • Posted:27/06/2022
  • Pay:MPS/UPS TLR2b
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:11/07/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:When candidates are available

Advert

Head of Personal Development & Teacher of Citizenship

TLR2b 

Required: September 2022

We are looking to appoint a Head of Personal Development & Teacher of Citizenship.  This role is perfect for someone looking for a middle leadership role where they really can have an impact.  

We can offer you:

  • Opportunities to teach your specialist subject to GCSE & A-Level
  • Opportunities for accelerated promotion for outstanding teachers
  • Extensive and individualised professional development programme
  • A new school with outstanding facilities
  • An opportunity to change lives through education

You will be:

  • An excellent teacher of Citizenship
  • The ability to teach at KS4 is essential and KS5 is highly desirable
  • Innovative in your approach to teaching
  • Able to achieve excellent examination results for children
  • Motivated by a desire to change lives
  • A qualified teacher

To apply for the role please complete an application form via Kent Teach, with a covering letter. The covering letter should outline how your knowledge, skills and experiences meet the requirements for this role and should be a maximum of two sides of A4. Please remember to consider experience in previous employment and relevant experiences outside of paid work.

If candidates would like to visit the school prior to applying please contact Louise Bates, PA to the Head of School: louise.bates@holmesdale.kent.sch.uk

The Holmesdale School is committed to the safeguarding and promotion of welfare of all children and young people. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure, Occupational Health and Teaching Agency check as well as receipt of two satisfactory references.

Link to Child Protection Policy: http://www.holmesdale.kent.sch.uk/download/get/ths-child_protection_policy_2021_22/43

Candidates will be contacted if they are successfully shortlisted for interview.

Please be aware that The Holmesdale School may carry out an online search on shortlisted candidates.

Basapplicants ought to be made aware that schools 'should consider carrying out an online search'. ed on the quality and quantity of applications received, The Holmesdale School reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

Information about the school

The Holmesdale School is a well-established 11-18 co-educational school, in the heart of the Medway Valley. The school was rebuilt in 2007. This provides our community with modern, exceptionally well-resourced facilities; yet the school ethos is founded on traditional values.

The School provides a safe learning environment where students can access a high quality curriculum through the Holmesdale home style of learning which ensure that students are independent, resilient and suitably equipped for life-long learning. This is achieved through celebrating personal excellence on each individuals' learning journey.

The development and well-being of each individual child is at the heart of our moral purpose. These values are embedded through our moral code; honesty, kindness, courage and diligence.

Our school motto is Putting Progress First and we embrace the ECCO values of Engagement, Character, Community and Ownership. At The Holmesdale School we unlock potential and transform lives through exceptional education.

We achieve this through; • Excellent Teaching • State of the art facilities and an excellent climate for learning • Supporting students to be the best they can be • Being big enough for choice, small enough to care.

Holmesdale has a friendly and supportive, but disciplined, environment and provides extensive learning opportunities which unlock student’s self-belief and aspiration.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Louise Bates PA to Head of School & Executive Head
  • Address:The Holmesdale School, Malling Road, Snodland, Kent, ME6 5HS
  • Telephone: 01634 240416
  • Email: office@holmesdale.kent.sch.uk

Fax: 01634 244041

Documents

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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).