Head of Health and Social Care  – Secondary School Hackney, East London.

Added on 12/01/2024
Job Type Teacher
Location London

Full Description

JDS Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Head of Health and Social Care to work on a full-time basis at our secondary school based in Hackney, East London.

This role will start in April or September for the right candidate.

The Head of Health and Social Care must be able to teach childcare.

Post Title: Head of Health and Social Care Grade:

Main Pay Scale / Upper Pay Scale + TLR 2B

Responsible to: Assistant Principal

Responsible for: Health and Social Care Department

Principal Accountabilities:

– Leading and developing all aspects of the Health and Social Care curriculum within the Academy

– Provide high quality leadership of the Health and Social Care Department

– Contribute to the leadership capacity of the Academy

Main responsibilities (Other duties at an appropriate level and nature may also be required and will be negotiated)

Note: Full job description will be provided on application.

Teaching and Learning

– Teach high-quality and successful lessons to all age groups.

– To be an excellent role model for all staff in all aspects of classroom practice including lesson planning and delivery, homework, assessment and feedback.

– To lead the development of high quality learning and teaching in the department, in particular through coaching and training


– To lead the team in the creation and delivery of a rigorous curriculum through long, medium and short term planning that is, challenging and personalised.

– To use research and evidence to make choices about curriculum design.

– To organise and participate in exciting and motivating trips and events that enhance cultural capital and move learning forward.

Leadership and Management Responsibility

– To work in partnership with the SLT in the cycle of planning, implementation, review and evaluation of the Department Development Plan.

– Be responsible for developing the work of the department, raising the level of attainment and progress in Health and Social Care in accordance with Academy targets and expectations.

– Line Manage post holders within the Health and Social Care Department.

– Carry out Performance Management of departmental staff.

– Monitor the quality of Health and Social Care teaching and learning.

Person Spec:

– Educated to Degree level or equivalent

– Qualified Teacher Status

– A proven track record of implementing effective strategies to include and meet the needs of all students to raise achievement.

– High quality Health and Social Care teaching to pupils of all abilities

– Must be well organised

– Ability to think and plan strategically and manage change.

– Develop and understanding of developments in the National Curriculum for Health and Social Care

– Effective strategies for supporting staff to improve teaching and learning

– Understanding of different social backgrounds of pupils

If you are available for the above permanent post, please APPLY today or contact Camelia at JDS Recruitment.

JDS Recruitment is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Candidates registering with us will possess an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS and/or provide police checks from other countries, where app