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History Teacher

  1. History
  2. West Midlands
Date posted : 21/06/24
  1. Full Time
£150 - 230 per day

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Location:Birmingham, Stechford
Agency: Teaching Personnel
School: Ofsted Goo
Position: Full-Time Maternity cover from September 2024 - April 20-25
Salary: £30,000 - £46,525 (in line with PayScale)


Teaching Personnel is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic History Teacher for a full-time position at an Ofsted Good, diverse secondary school in Stechford, renowned for its excellent reputation. This role begins in September and 2 terms up until April 2025.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Curriculum Planning and Delivery: Develop and deliver engaging and comprehensive History lessons that align with the national curriculum and the school’s educational objectives. Utilize a variety of teaching methods to inspire students and facilitate their understanding of historical events and contexts.
  • Student Assessment: Regularly assess students’ progress and understanding in History, providing constructive feedback and tailored support to help them achieve their academic goals.
  • Classroom Management: Create a positive and inclusive classroom environment that encourages active participation and collaborative learning. Implement effective classroom management strategies to maintain a conducive learning atmosphere.
  • Resource Development: Employ a range of teaching materials and resources to enhance the learning experience, making lessons interactive and relevant to students' lives.
  • Historical Enrichment Activities: Organize and lead field trips, historical reenactments, and other practical learning experiences to help students connect classroom knowledge with real-world historical contexts.
  • Professional Development: Stay updated with the latest developments in History education and pedagogy, integrating these into teaching practices to improve student engagement and learning outcomes.
  • Collaborative Work: Collaborate with colleagues, parents, and the wider school community to support students’ academic and personal development. Participate in departmental meetings and contribute to the school’s continuous improvement.
  • Extracurricular Activities: Lead and participate in extracurricular activities, clubs, or events related to History, providing students with additional opportunities to explore and enjoy the subject.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) with a degree in History or a related field.
  • Proven experience teaching History at the secondary school level, with a strong understanding of curriculum requirements and assessment methods.
  • Excellent organizational and classroom management skills, capable of creating a stimulating and supportive learning environment.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, able to build positive relationships with students, colleagues, and parents.
  • Commitment to continuous professional development and a proactive approach to addressing challenges and supporting student needs.
  • Passion for History education and the ability to inspire students to explore and excel in the subject.
  • Ability to make complex historical concepts accessible and engaging, fostering a deeper understanding and appreciation of the subject.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website for details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.
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