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History Teacher

History Teacher
Required for September 2019.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated History Teacher to join our highly successful Humanities department and to teach across Key Stages 3 and 4. This position is suitable for a Newly Qualified Teacher or a more experienced colleague wishing to broaden their experience.

The Humanities department is supportive, highly successful, experienced and vibrant. Outcomes are very strong and the department is well resourced with staff teaching in their own rooms. We are now part of the Synergy Multi-Academy Trust and therefore have strong links with the Humanities department at Reepham High School and College.

We deliver an in-house Key Stage 3 curriculum over three years that follows the National Curriculum. At Key Stage 4 we follow the Edexcel curriculum, currently focusing on Medicine in Britain c.1250 to present; Anglo-Saxon and Norman England c.1060-1088; The American West c.1835-1895 and Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918-1939.

You will receive high quality support and CPD, and will be encouraged to develop enquiry and research to improve your pedagogy further. If you would like to be part of our future, working with an employer who will listen to you, challenge and support your decision making, as well as provide you with a wealth of resources to fulfil this fantastic opportunity, your application will be welcomed.

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged, please contact Rhonda Taylor-Balls, Headteacher’s PA, to arrange.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If appointed, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check and comply with child protection policies and practices. You will also need to provide two satisfactory references.

To apply, please send your completed application form and a letter of application (maximum 2 sides of A4) outlining:

  • Why you are the right person to join our Humanities department
  • How teachers should implement the revised GCSE specifications for History to maximise attainment and progressPlease forward your completed application form to:

Closing date: 9am, Wednesday 19th June 2019
Interview date:  tbc

History teacher application pack v2

Synergy Teaching Application Form