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Job Ref No. ECC8816910-61 Position Type: Head of Department/Faculty Pay Range: MPR/UPR + TLR 2C
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 15/05/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: to be advised  

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Director of Humanities

Salary: MPR/UPR + TLR 2C

Permanent, Full Time

September 2022 start

Clacton Coastal Academy is a special place to work. We are committed to supporting our students and developing them into well rounded individuals. This is a time of exciting change for the school with new leadership and more opportunities than ever to develop your career with us.

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational Director of Humanities with a passion for accelerating progress within our Geography and History department.

Purpose of Post:

To rapidly raise standards and achievement through: the strategic leadership of Humanities; consistently delivering outcomes that are above the national average for all students;

To inspire imaginative and effective approaches to learning and teaching of Humanities across the curriculum; which consistently drive up progress and attainment standards;

To play a leading role in terms of supporting the development of teaching and learning across the Academy;

To support and improve other teachers to rapidly improve their effectiveness through modelling excellent practice, professional mentoring and robust line management/holding to account;

To consistently teach high quality lessons which deliver excellent outcomes for all students.

Closing date: 15th May 2022

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices, we are unable to accept CV's. Apply today and join us to help create an excellent education for all.


We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.


Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.


We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

Information about the School

The AET is proud to be the sponsor of Clacton Coastal Academy which opened in September 2009 and works across two campuses. The academy is committed to building on its successes to create a very positive future for the young people of West Clacton.

In each of the AET academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes.

Each of the academies within the AET is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Criminal Records Disclosure at Enhanced Level will be required for all posts.

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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Contact Information

Recruitment Department
Pathfields Road, Clacton-on-Sea
Essex, CO15 3JL
Telephone: 01255 428131
Email: contactus@clactoncoastalacademy.org