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Job Ref No. ECC5457-116S Position Type: Head of Department/Faculty Pay Range: TPR/UPR plus TLR 1c
Position Start Date: 20/04/2020 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 27/01/2020 Midday Date of Interviews: w/c Monday 3 February  

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Start date: Easter or September 2020

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, innovative leader with strong curriculum understanding to join us as Head of Humanities. You will provide strategic leadership to your subject leaders (Geography, History, RE and Citizenship), with a clear focus on continuing to drive improvements in teaching, curriculum design and progress across the Faculty. As Head of Humanities you will not be expected to lead a specific subject in addition to your duties as Head of Faculty.

Reporting to an Assistant Headteacher, you will have a varied, dynamic and strategic role. It will be excellent preparation for candidates keen to enter senior leadership positions. The successful candidate will benefit from the support of an experienced, innovative and ambitious senior leadership team.

We would love to hear from you if you are an inspirational, dynamic and creative individual who makes learning fun and challenging, and who is looking to join a supportive and enthusiastic team in beautiful rural surroundings.

At Helena Romanes we value the personal attributes of hard work, positivity and kindness, and we are looking for someone who can model these values.

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We are committed to raising student achievement by providing a rich and challenging curriculum delivered by high quality staff. Excellent opportunities exist for professional development.

All applications must be made using our application form. Please visit for more information

Visits to the school to meet with our students and staff are welcomed, Please contact Sue Este, HR Manager to arrange a convenient appointment or to answer any questions that you may have.

The school is a popular and successful 11-18 comprehensive situated in the beautiful North Essex countryside with good communications to London and the South East and is approximately 7 miles from Stansted Airport.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Sue Este
The Helena Romanes School
Parsonage Downs, Dunmow
Essex, CM6 2AU
Telephone: 01371 872560

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