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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    30 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Full time, part time

Contract type


Pay scale

Main Pay Range / Upper Pay Range

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Hayling College is offering an exciting opportunity to join our forward thinking, rapidly improving, award-winning school. We are really proud of our Humanities curriculum and are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dynamic and highly motivated Teacher of Geography/History to join our dedicated and innovative department, bringing our curriculum to life within the classroom.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in both subjects and a commitment to inspiring students to explore and understand the world around them.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement engaging lesson plans that adhere to the curriculum standards for Geography and History.
  • Foster a stimulating classroom environment that encourages student participation and critical thinking.
  • Use a variety of teaching methods and instructional resources to accommodate different learning styles and abilities.
  • Assess and evaluate student performance, providing constructive feedback to support their academic growth.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to enhance the educational experience and participate in departmental and school-wide activities.
  • Stay current with developments in both Geography and History education, integrating new knowledge into teaching practices.
  • Mentor and support students in their academic and personal development.

What the school offers its staff

As a smaller than average school the Headteachers' vision is to lead the College to be Happy, Healthy and High Performing. He truly believes that we must share similar values and that all schools are not the same. He think in schools it is great to demonstrate humility and be a hardworking team player.

His philosophy on education is very simple. If we can create the right conditions in school to ensure that the teachers and students are happy then the results will follow. We have worked hard spreading the message that wellbeing is vital in education over the last seven years on social media and with the teachers he has worked with.

The Hayling College are actively working on reducing workload by concentrating on effective feedback instead of marking, utilising technology to free up staff time and keeping a close eye on how much effect behaviour has on staff time.

Our priorities for the coming year are to further reduce workload, support staff with the external things that impact their wellbeing. Diversity and inclusion of all is very important and that includes staff, as is meeting the need of all our staffing members.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About The Hayling College

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
573 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

The Hayling College is a smaller than average secondary school, rated ‘Good’ in all areas by Ofsted at our recent inspection February 2018. The staff are an incredibly supportive, hard-working and approachable group of people and our students are happy, confident and keen to learn. The college really prides itself on our family feel- something that is regularly commented upon by visitors

Arranging a visit to The Hayling College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email emma.cooper@hayling.hants.sch.uk.

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