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Head of Health and Social Care

Job Description

Dunbar Education are currently working with an Ofsted rated Good school who are now seeking a Head of Health and Social Care to join their team from September. If this could be of interest, please see below for further details;

Location: South East, Hertfordshire

Ofsted: Good

Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 2a

Contract: Permanent, full time

Start Date: September

Health and Social Care is taught at KS4 and KS5. This school are looking for the inspirational candidate who will lead the subject, focusing on strengthening the good foundations that are in place to help take the school to the next level. This will include developing and delivering the curriculum, as well as supporting the development of teaching and learning within the subject, which is part of the Technology Team. You will also play a significant part, as a leader in supporting the development of the school's culture and climate.

The school is one of three church secondary schools in Hertfordshire. The school is well recognised in the local community for its high-quality provision and outstanding inclusion agenda.

Ofsted Results

  • Pupils live up to leaders' expectations of their behaviour. Pupils follow the well-established routines in lessons and usually focus on learning.
  • Pupils behave well and treat each other with kindness.
  • The school has a well-designed, ambitious curriculum. This is evident in the good quality of pupils' learning demonstrated in lessons and in their books.
  • Pupils speak enthusiastically about their learning from the educational visits to local, national, and international sites of interest.
  • Pupils are proud of their school.

All members of staff - whether working in the classroom or in the non-classroom based support teams - are valued equally and each has a part to play in working together to achieve success . Their recent successes and continued improvement profile can be attributed to their work as a team and recognition that we all contribute to support of all students and their families. This makes for an effective and efficient school, where students from all backgrounds are supported to make good progress.

Staff wellbeing is valued and an important aspect of work at the school and this is recognised in their recent inspection reports. The wellbeing of staff is important because staff are expected to work very hard and to maintain very high standards at all times. In return staff are well supported, provided with effective and regular training and high quality performance appraisal. In addition, the governors are committed to providing teaching staff with increased non contact time to support high quality planning and assessment for learning. Staff feedback tells us that staff are made to feel very welcome at the school and that there is an excellent culture of peer and collaborative support.

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