Head of Faculty: Humanities

Ormiston Sudbury Academy
Sudbury, Suffolk
Responsible to: 
Vice Principal
Full Time, Permanent
Salary/salary scale: 
MPS or UPS with TLR 1A (£7621)
Closing date: 
19th Feb 2018, 3:00 pm
Interview date(s): 
Friday 23rd February
Start date: 
Easter 2018

We are seeking an inspiring colleague to lead the Humanities Faculty, whatever your subject, you will have a passion for motivating students and teachers – you will join a team of talented and committed colleagues.
Ormiston Sudbury Academy is a “good school” (Ofsted), well on its way to being outstanding. We encourage all students to be the best that they can be we see each individual as unique, with their own strengths and areas to improve. Our students enjoy their lessons, they are inspired to be inquisitive about their learning; staff provide each one of them with personalised academic challenge that enables them to realise their potential.

“Teaching is good and has improved strongly as a result of the detailed procedures for tracking the impact of teachers’ work on students’ learning and the careful identification of individual staff training needs. Senior staff have worked well to ensure that their high expectations for planning and target setting are now consistently put into practice.” (Ofsted)

“Students make good progress from their starting points on entry to the academy… more students are now working in line with national expectations…”

Results at GCSE and A level are good, you will help us achieve outstanding in the suite offered across all Key Stages.
The ideal candidate will:
• be a good classroom practitioner with a strong record of achieving good outcomes and a clear commitment to helping students reach their full potential
• possess a high level of professionalism
• have a desire to develop excellence and be an outstanding teacher
• be a committed team player with excellent interpersonal skills
• share the Principal’s vision to offer an exceptional education for all students on a day to day basis

We can offer you:
• an atmosphere of mutual support and co-operation, where you will have access to promotion opportunities and superb professional development
• a happy and supportive work environment, with high expectations of staff and students

We welcome applications from any high performing, passionate, qualified teachers or NQTs looking for a new challenge or career progression.

Contact: Kirsty Phillips (Data Manager), 01787 375131 kphillips@ormistonsudbury.co.uk
Caroline Wilson, (Principal), 01787 375131 principal@ormistonsudbury.co.uk

Employer Information
Ormiston Trust is fast becoming one of the largest sponsors of academies in the country. It established Ormiston Academies Trust to manage the transformation of learning and improve performance in its academies. Ormiston Academies are encouraged to collaborate and share best practice. This process has been successful in ensuring rapid and quality-driven improvements for the entire family of Ormiston Academies. The Trust is an ethical sponsor, committed to improving the life chances of children and young people.

Ormiston Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will undergo an enhanced DBS check, and confirmation of employment is subject to this. As part of Ormiston Academies Trust we adhere to the Equality Act 2010.

How to apply: 

Applications should be posted directly to the Data Manager, Kirsty Phillips kphillips@ormistonsudbury.co.uk
For further information visit: www.ormistonsudburyacademy.co.uk

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