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History Teacher

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Teacher of History

Start: January 2021

Contract: 0.8, two terms initially.

Pay scale: MPS/UPS (FTE), can also consider graduates without QTS who are interested in ‘train to teach’

The school have a highly qualified and motivated staff that are passionate about ensuring all students feel safe, happy and reach their potential. They offer a wide curriculum to meet the needs of all students as well as having an established and effective SEN department who support students with additional needs. For January 2021, they are looking for a Qualified or Unqualified Teacher of History with exceptional subject knowledge to join them covering a period of Maternity Leave.

It is an exciting time to join this school, they have recently had a new headteacher appointed and are considered to be ‘Good’ by with 'Outstanding' Leadership and 'Outstanding' Personal Development and Welfare.  Their Progress 8 score in 2019 is the highest of all local non-selective schools (within 14 miles).

The successful Historian will have the opportunity to teach across the KS3 and KS4 curriculum. It would also be desirable to be experienced in KS5, or have a willingness to teach this. You will liaise with other members of the faculty to plan lessons and schemes of learning, to assess and monitor pupil progress and to ensure that appropriate interventions are implemented as required. You will be joining a vibrant faculty that is characterised by passion for their subject and the support of students and each other.

Ideally you will be:

  • A graduate with QTS or a graduate of History with a genuine desire to train to teach
  • An innovative and dedicated (or aspiring) classroom practitioner with a record in raising standards and driving progress or the ability to accomplish that over time
  • Able to inspire pupils to go beyond their expectations with a real passion for your subject or have had experience in a coaching capacity
  • A creative and inventive professional, committed to being a positive role model for children
  • Enthusiastic about contributing to the wider life of the school
  • Keen to play a key role in the interventions and support given to students who require help

In return, you will receive:

  • Significant investment in your continuing professional development each year.
  • Enhanced pay scales.
  • Accelerated progression for Outstanding teachers.
  • Reduced Gym Membership  (50% off standard any time membership).
  • Entitlement to Staff Benefits package.
  • 10% discount on nursery place at  their on-site Nursery .
  • A laptop for use at home and a classroom fully equipped with interactive whiteboard.
  • A state-of-the-art school environment with modern, up to date facilities.
  • There is a car leasing scheme and all staff can access ‘Perkbox’ offering discounts in weekly shopping, high street stores and flights and holidays.

If you are an NQT, RQT, qualified or aspiring teacher of History and you think this could be the right opportunity for you, please submit your application ASAP. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check and referencing.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see 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.

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