Head of Health & Social Care

MPS/UPS plus TLR 2a

Are you seeking an opportunity to play a major role in developing teaching, learning and curriculum in a dynamic school? If so, St Mary’s CE High School is looking for an inspiring Subject Lead with responsibility for Health and Social Care to join us from September 2024.

Health and Social Care is taught at KS4 and KS5. We 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.

St Mary’s CE High School is one of three church secondary schools in Hertfordshire, all of which are within the Diocese of St Albans. The school is well recognised in the local community for its high-quality provision and outstanding inclusion agenda.

Pupils live up to leaders’ expectations of their behaviour. Pupils follow the well-established routines in lessons and usually focus on learning.

Pupils are proud of their school.

Ofsted October 2023

“An exceptionally inclusive and caring community”

SIAMS January 2020

St Mary’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake online safeguarding training and all positions are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Two references will be sought for every candidate that is called for interview. St Mary’s is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

The Governors of St Mary’s will make an additional recruitment payment to appointed teachers who apply direct to the school (i.e. not through an agency/third party).

St Mary’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake online safeguarding training and all positions are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Two references will be sought for every candidate that is called for interview. St Mary’s is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Application Deadline: 9am 25th June 2024.

Interviews: TBC – we reserve the right to interview suitable candidates ahead of the deadline