Head of History - #1128402

Co-op Academy Belle Vue - TES

Date: 1 week ago
City: Manchester
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day
Co-op Academy Belle Vue - TES

Welcome from the Head of Academy

Thank you for your interest in applying for the role of Head of History at Co-op Academy Belle Vue. As a member of our Leadership Team, this role offers an opportunity to work in close partnership with the Head of Academy and the Senior Leadership Team to provide vision, leadership and management for the academy, and to help ensure that standards across the school are outstanding.

Co-op Academy Belle Vue opened in September 2021 as the newest secondary school in the Co-op Academies Trust, and is built upon the shared values and ‘ways of being’ that underpin all Co-op Academies ; Be yourself, always - Do what matters most - Show you care - and Succeed together.

We are on the lookout for an individual who possesses drive, intelligence, and is a team player, and who is dedicated to nurturing the love for History in young people and helping them excel through their studies.

The school has developed a well-crafted and ambitious curriculum and teachers have a firm understanding of how this should be delivered. Teachers’ choice of learning activities encourages pupils to be reflective and inquisitive thinkers. 

Ofsted 2024

The ideal candidate is someone who is enthusiastic about their subject, stays up to date on the latest research and developments, and has a genuine love for their discipline. They set the bar high for student behaviour and attention, are highly organised and dependable, and have a strong grasp of curriculum design and effective teaching methods. They are committed to a curriculum that emphasises a strong foundation of knowledge. This role is open to experienced and/or ECT’s with a hunger for learning and development.

Co-op Academy Belle Vue opened in September 2021 as the newest secondary school in the Co-op Academies Trust. We align our culture with the trust ‘ways of being’ and our unique CARE principles. Our academy is:

  • A cooperative community where students from different backgrounds, beliefs and cultures grow together, developing the skills and character they need to be successful beyond their time at the academy

  • A community where staff work together to create an inclusive, welcoming and highly ambitious learning environment

  • A community where local residents and organisations are empowered to work together for the success of all.

At Co-op Academy Belle Vue, we do things differently and better. We deliver an outstanding well rounded quality of education for our students with an entitlement of the most powerful knowledge for all. The implementation of our curriculum is securely embedded and our intent statement is consistently implemented. 

At Co-op Academy Belle Vue, we are committed to creating something special, a culture of high expectations with the ways of being and our CARE principles at the heart of everything we do. Our goal is to provide an exceptional educational experience for our students and to foster a community where everyone feels valued and supported. To achieve this, we are looking for an expert in this field, someone who will lead and model excellence consistently. As a leader, you will be dedicated to creating an environment where students feel inspired to learn, where teachers feel supported to teach, and where everyone feels invested in the success of the school.

The ideal candidate will be a highly successful and experienced teacher in their subject specialism, with the ability to enthuse, motivate and inspire children, generating a love for learning.

We are looking for a leader who has already demonstrated excellent leadership, management and communication skills, and the ability to effectively drive forward change which ultimately impacts positively on the outcomes of pupils and the overall standards of the academy. Exceptional teamwork, high standards and a capacity for hard work will be at the core of your success. You will be a creative thinker with an ability and determination to develop Co-op Academy Belle Vue as a beacon of excellence in all areas, in order to secure high quality outcomes for all pupils.

The successful candidate will have recent experience and evidence of substantial impact on the improvement of a school or academy in areas relevant to this role.

I would highly recommend you visit the Academy prior to your application. To arrange a visit please contact *************@coopacademies.co.uk 

Scott Fletcher

Head of Academy

The deadline for applications is 12 noon on 21st May 2024

Interviews will be held 24th May 2024

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