Head of History (with TLR) Vandyke Upper School, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire

Job description

We are looking to appoint a full time teacher of History to lead our high performing History team

Essential educational requirements

Recognised Degree, or equivalent, in a subject area related to the post

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Ability to raise standards of attainment and motivate students to achieve highly
Ability to establish successful relationships at all levels with both students and staff members
Ability to inspire students and staff
Ability to develop and deploy classroom resources flexibly and innovatively to maximise impact on intended outcomes
Flexibility and the ability to seize opportunities and change direction quickly, if necessary, to deliver success
Experience of curriculum development and developing engaging schemes of work
Excellent classroom skills

Employee benefits

In return, we can offer you:

• the opportunity to work in a thriving school
• a vibrant and supportive environment with excellent opportunities for career development
• a strong team with a clear vision and ambition for all students

About Vandyke Upper School

A high achieving school where everyone matters. At Vandyke we believe that the ingredients for effective learning and high achievement include outstanding teaching, high expectations and an atmosphere within which relationships flourish. We pride ourselves on the school’s high standards and inclusive reputation.

Vandyke Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 3DY
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