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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    1 May 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 March 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£28,000 - £43,685

Additional allowances

MG1 £3017

What skills and experience we're looking for

To support us on the next exciting stage of our development, we are looking to appoint a dedicated and passionate Assistant Curriculum Leader of Law and Politics to lead on our A-Level provision within the Humanities faculty.

The role does not require previous teaching experience of these subjects, just a willingness to learn one or both of these subject areas and support the Humanities faculty by implementing a strong key stage five curriculum. This is an ideal role for somebody wishing to progress within a curriculum setting and support with the leadership of a small team of highly dedicated staff and passionate key stage five students.

The successful applicant will:

  • Enhance teaching and learning within the Law and Politics faculty areas.
  • Have a detailed understanding of what makes outstanding teaching and learning and demonstrate this across their own practice.
  • Design and implement a knowledge-rich and high-quality curriculum for A-Level subjects.
  • Maximise progress and achievement in Law and Politics through rigorous monitoring, intervention and review.
  • Work with the Humanities leadership team to ensure the best provision is in place for KS5 students.
  • Teach either Law or Politics to A-Level students.
  • Be committed to the personal development of our students including Post-18 options for KS5 learners.

What the school offers its staff

Our offer to you:

  • A unique opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of students
  • A highly skilled team to work with and well-resourced class rooms
  • A fantastic community of parents and students who deserve the best
  • High quality support and mentoring to ensure that you succeed
  • Extensive training and development pathways
  • Collaborative, collegial family approach to our work
  • A positive environment with colleagues who care
  • We are passionately committed to staff wellbeing and to extensive opportunities for training and development for all staff. We are developing exceptional training pathways which will enable career development and professional satisfaction. We will offer a first-class programme of professional development for the successful candidate.We work to be an employer of first choice offering a warm welcome for colleagues at any stage of their career, either those just starting out or those with more experience, and exercise flexibility to ensure staff can maintain a healthy life balance.For this reason, we welcome applications from staff seeking part-time employment.
  • Whilst we welcome applications from all suitable candidates, please be aware that our interview process will require you to attend our Trust in person and all applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

    We believe in the highest standards of pupil behaviour, and support all staff to be able to teach in a calm, disciplined, undisturbed environment. Senior leaders take personal responsibility for ensuring behaviour and attitudes are exemplary.

Commitment to safeguarding

Lincolnshire Gateway Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies. In line with our safer recruitment practices and statutory guidance on Keeping Children Safe in Education, all applicants must be willing to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Additional pre-employment checks will also be carried out including online/social media check, satisfactory references and any other appropriate checks necessary in order to assess the suitability to work with children.

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About Waltham Toll Bar Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1971 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01472 502297

Waltham Tollbar Academy, Grimsby, is one of the largest secondary schools in the country, with a firm commitment to providing the best care and welfare of every member of our community.

Our academy is a fantastic place to study and work; we are a forward thinking, outward facing, dynamic, Ofsted ‘OUTSTANDING’ school. We are incredibly proud of all that we have achieved and of our longstanding reputation for excellence.

This is underpinned by a culture that is dynamic, creative and supports innovation at every level. We push for the very best to support the development of our staff and students. That is why our Academy is a vibrant learning community giving you the potential to accelerate both your teaching and leadership career.

This is an exciting time for Waltham Toll Bar Academy with a new Chief Executive of the Trust and a new Headteacher of the school. The new Head is completely dedicated and committed to building even further on the great strengths the school has to ensure it plays a transformative role in the local community and beyond.

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