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HEAD OF DEPARTMENT FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES Job at St Wilfrid’s Catholic High School & Sixth Form College – in Featherstone

Job Description

Head of Department for Social Sciences
St Wilfrid’s Catholic High School & Sixth-Form College
Required for May 2022 / September 2022
Salary: TMS & TLR2.1
Full Time
Not suitable for Newly Qualified Teachers (NQT)
Apply By: 9am Friday 4th* February 2022*
Job Posted: Monday 17th* January 2022*
An extremely rare and exciting opportunity has arisen at St Wilfrid’s as Head of Social Sciences.
We are seeking an experienced colleague who has the drive and ambition to further develop the Social Sciences Team and deliver outstanding progress and outcomes for our young people. As a Subject Middle Leader you will be supported and challenged, so that as well as contributing to students’ success and that of the School, you are personally developed in your career.
The Social Sciences Team is made up of 2 dedicated experienced colleagues. Students can choose to study the following courses at Post-16: AQA A Level Sociology, AQA A Level Psychology and WJEC L3 BTEC Criminology.
St Wilfrid’s Catholic High School & Sixth-Form College is a mixed voluntary Academy for 11-18 year olds, based in North Featherstone in West Yorkshire. There are currently 1,538 students in attendance. The school opened in 1963 and has a proud history. We were judged as Good by Ofsted in November 2021; we were also judged as Good by the Diocesan Section 48 Inspection in April 2017.
We are proudly part of the Bishop Konstant Catholic Academy Trust which comprises of three Secondary Schools and twelve Primary Schools.
We can offer:

  • A bespoke CPD programme based on career stage
  • Opportunities for Secondary collaboration within both the Trust and the Diocese
  • Motivated and hard-working students
  • A School which is ambitious and aspirational for all

Visits to the school are welcomed and will follow all appropriate health and safety guidelines.
Informal discussions about the role are welcomed too; please contact Mrs Jenny Doherty (Headteacher’s PA) on 01977 691027 or [email protected] Further information about our School can be found by viewing our Virtual Open Day information: and
To apply for this post, please see the attached documents, complete the Application Form and send it to Jenny Doherty (Headteacher’s PA) via e-mail: [email protected]
The closing date for applications is: 9am Friday 4th* February 2022*.
All of our staff uphold the Core Values and Catholic Ethos of the School. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS clearance in line with our Safeguarding and Safer Recruitment Policy.

Job Type: Full-time

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