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Deputy Subject Leader for Jewish Studies - JFS

MPS/UPS (London Weighting) plus TLR1H (£9,474)
Required September 2017, or as soon as possible
We are looking to appoint a highly skillied and motivated Deputy Subject Leader of Jewish Education to join our successful department from September 2017.
Key responsibilities will include:
  • Assist in leading the subject team, where appropriate, in producing, continuously developing and updating schemes of work for students of all ages and abilities, in response to regular review and evaluation of the effects of the curriculum in raising standards.
  • Chair departmental meetings when necessary or appropriate and structure the time available in order to limit the treatment of administrative matters, focusing principally on quality debate of key educational issues.
  • Promote students' interest in and commitment to the subject through positive and challenging learning experiences and assist the Subject Leader in the frequent praising and rewarding of good work and effort (including the use of display).
  • Assist the Subject Leader in maintaining high standards of classroom management, order and discipline throughout the Department both by example and by line management.
JFS is a co-educational inclusive, modern, orthodox Jewish school that strives to produce well-educated, faithful and proud Jews who will be responsible and contributing members of society. JFS is a truly wonderful school. This is clear from our stunning annual public examination results which see us consistently placed in the top five schools in the country outside the independent sector. JFS is an oversubscribed, mixed, comprehensive, voluntary-aided Jewish school. Applications from teachers of faith or non-faith backgrounds are most welcome.
Our modern campus is on a 26-acre greenfield site with a welcoming inclusive and warm, caring family environment. JFS was re-accredited with Investors in People status and achieved the Gold Award. We have also been awarded Investor in Careers status and the Challenge Award of the National Association for Gifted and Talented Students.
For an application pack, please visit our website or contact the School.
Closing date: 12.00pm, Monday 22 May 2017
Interview to be held w/c 22 May 2017

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The appointment will be subject to pre-employment checks, including satisfactory Enhanced Level DBS clearance.
Please note that CVs alone will not be accepted.

Executive Headteacher: Deborah Lipkin
Headteacher: Simon Appleman
Roll: 2,000 (incl. 600 in Sixth Form)
Tel: 020 8206 3100
Fax: 020 8206 3103
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