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Head of Health and Social Care

Court Fields School
Wellington, Somerset
Contract Type
Full Time, Part Time
MPS to UPS £30,000 to £46,525 & £3,214 TLR2a
Start Date
8th February 2024
18th March 2024 09:00 AM
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Start Date
8th February 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1402816

Head of Health & Social Care

(the ability to teach another subject is desirable, but not essential)

From September 2024

Full time, part time/flexible contract could be considered for the right candidate.

Teachers’ MPS to UPS plus TLR 2a

I have been overwhelmed with the support everyone gives each other at CFS.

The staff and Leadership Team are fantastic. (Staff Feedback 2023)

Court Fields is a happy and welcoming school. Pupils feel proud to attend.

Leaders have created a culture where hard work is expected.

Leaders offer high-quality professional development to staff, communicate effectively with them,

and prioritise their wellbeing. As a result, staff morale is high. (Ofsted ‘Good’, 2023)

This is an exciting time to join a significantly improving school and a recent Ofsted rated ‘Good’ School. One which 82% of parents would recommend the school to another parent and which has increasing student numbers. Our Year 7 cohort for September 2023 was significantly oversubscribed and this is set to continue in 2024.

Court Fields’ staff and students are committed to improving rapidly to be a great school where every child, regardless of background, achieves well, feels they belong to our community and fully participates in school life to develop character and the resilience to succeed.

You would be joining a thriving and passionate faculty, with a diverse range of academic interests and expertise.

We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified professional who is both passionate and knowledgeable to lead Health & Social Care. The successful candidate will need the drive, expertise, and inspirational attributes to shape the work and future development of the subject.

We are looking for someone who

• can think strategically and provide high quality leadership and management

• can demonstrate a high standard of subject knowledge

• can deliver a high quality curriculum and high standards of teaching across the faculty

• nurtures a passion for studying Health & Social Care at all levels of ability

• ensures students achieve their full potential

• will build positive relationships with both students, staff and parents

CVs are not accepted, please complete the application form in full.

Closing date: 9am Monday 18th March 2024

Provisional Interview dates: week beginning 25th March 2024


The Blackdown Education Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all who work here to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to employment checks, including an Enhanced DBS disclosure.


Safeguarding Statement:

Blackdown Education Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Court Fields School

Court Fields School

Part of Blackdown Education Partnership

Blackdown Education Partnership