Head of Department - History - Full-time

Oasis Academy Isle Of Sheppey, Sheerness

  • Ref:KCC886-6915-356T
  • Posted:21/09/2021
  • Pay:MPS/UPS + TLR 2B £4,785
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:31/12/2021 at 17:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Head of History

Start date: September 2021
Salary: MPS, UPS + TLR 2B £4,785
Contract type: Permanent
Hours per week: Full time, 32.5 hours per week
Weeks per year: Term time only, plus 5 staff training days
Application deadline: 31st October 2021 at 5pm

Revolution, renaissance or restoration. Whatever your favourite historical events or periods, help us amaze and enthuse our students as our new History Teacher. Join our growing department and deliver astounding lessons where history thrives.

 

Our offer to you:

  • A lively environment with colleagues who care
  • Access to free counselling services and specialist wellbeing resources
  • Trust-wide opportunities to make an impact through National Lead Practitioner incentive
  • You will be given a mentor to help you settle into your new role and help you develop your practise
  • Reduced workload through the Oasis curriculum resource bank
  • Energised students ready to be moulded

 

The role and what we are looking for:
History is a popular subject throughout all phases at our academy, and therefore we are looking for someone who can bring our past back to life through engaging and exciting lessons. You will lead by developing the department, you will have plenty of opportunity to make your mark. We need someone who will set high expectations for teaching and learning, inspire students to love learning, and challenge our young people to think in new ways. You must be willing to model and support the Oasis ethos.

Our academy:
We are a large secondary academy and sixth form based across two specialist campuses on the Isle of Sheppey in Kent. Our unparalleled range of facilities allows us to teach a dynamic, academic and vocational range of subjects to suit the passions and aspirations of our young people. Our academy is improving day-by-day as we grow and are welcoming one of our largest year 7 and sixth form cohorts this September. We leave no child behind at OA Sheppey and foster strong links with community services to support the island to flourish beyond the school. It’s a really exciting time to be part of the Sheppey family.

Being part of the Oasis Community Learning multi-academy trust we also benefit from support and sharing of best practice from our regional schools, Regional Director and wider Oasis family, including the Oasis Curriculum specialists and resources.

What are you waiting? Apply today!
Like what you see? Make sure you fill out an application today and submit to us before the deadline of 5pm on 31/10/2021. All application forms should be emailed to Recruitment.IOS@oasisisleofsheppey.org. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with Ellie Harry via Tel: 01795 873591 Ext:76254 if you have any questions at all – we’d be happy to help!

Visit our LinkedIn page; https://www.linkedin.com/company/oasis-academy-isle-of-sheppey and our careers page; https://www.oasisacademyisleofsheppey.org/join-us/why-work-with-us

We have the right to interview upon receipt of application.

Information about the school

As a potential new comer, there are some important things you’ll want to know about Oasis:

Our Academy is proud to be one of 53 Oasis Academies in the UK. We are one of the largest mixed comprehensive schools in the country with capacity for 2,500 students, spread across our two campuses.

Isle of Sheppey boast state of the art facilities and a unique community environment. We have outstanding facilities across two Campus’ including 250-seat theatre, performing arts suites, specialist laboratories for science and technology; construction and motor vehicle workshops, hair and beauty suite and extensive sports facilities on both Campus’.

We have undergone a period of significant transformation over the last 3 years. On average, each Oasis Academy secondary school has increased the number of students obtaining 5 plus A*-C grade GCSE’s by 23 percentage points on its predecessor school.

Much like our students Oasis Academy staff are on a journey. We are constantly looking to better ourselves and the School. Our lessons are planned and created for the students, we promote classroom engagement and bringing practical life skills into the classroom that link learning to their future careers.

At Oasis Academy we are passionate about inspiring our students, we want them to embody the 9 habits of Oasis Academy. As a Teachers of Science your lessons will capture student’s imaginations they will be intrigued, ask questions and most of all love Science.

The post holder will be joining us at a critically exciting point in our development and we would be interested to hear the unique skills and attributes you can offer the young people we work alongside.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Ellie Harry
  • Address:Minster Road, Minster On Sea, Sheerness, Kent, ME12 3JQ
  • Telephone: 01795 873591
  • Email: hr@oasisisleofsheppey.org

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