History & Politics Subject Tutor

The Sixth Form College Farnborough, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 8JX

This job expired on 29 June 2022

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    29 June 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    13 June 2022

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£25,149.00 - £41,882.00 per annum

History & Politics Subject Tutor job summary

This is an exciting opportunity to join the History and Politics Department within an outstanding Sixth Form College. We are seeking a proactive individual who is able to teach History with some Politics and provide an excellent level of support to both staff and students in the College.

The Curriculum Area of History

There are currently 6 specialist teachers teaching over 350 students A level Modern History. The candidate will be required to teach the Edexcel linear specification as part of a team of specialists in a department identified as outstanding. Our key areas of teaching focus on Modern Germany, early 20th century Italy and the British Empire. Our coursework analyses the debate concerning the causes of World War One. You do not need to have taught these areas previously but you must have an enthusiasm, capacity and willingness to learn about them. You should be capable of delivering the subject to a range of student abilities.

The Curriculum Area of Politics

The department offers A level Politics. There are currently 4 specialist teachers in the department teaching 150 students. The candidate will be required to teach the Edexcel linear specification. Our key areas of teaching are UK Politics and core political ideas, UK Government and feminism and Global Politics. You do not need to have taught these areas previously but you must have an enthusiasm, capacity and willingness to learn about them. You should be capable of delivering the subject to a range of student abilities.

This role allows you to focus on teaching the subject you are enthusiastic about, to fantastic young people who have chosen the subject and are motivated to learn. You will have the opportunity to enhance the curriculum in ways that benefit students and interest you, for example through extra curricular activities, as well as developing your skills and teaching practice supported by effective and dynamic leadership. You will be part of a team which strives for continual improvement in teaching and learning, student experience and student attainment.

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About The Sixth Form College Farnborough

School type
Academy, ages 16 to 19
Education phase
View all 16-19jobs
School size
No information available
Age range
16 to 19

We are looking for a teacher who displays the following characteristics:

A thoughtful and self-reflective approach to pedagogy;
A desire to be an outstanding classroom practitioner
A passion for the subject;
Excellent ICT skills that makes learning visible in the classroom
Excellent subject knowledge and a desire to build on this; and an
Enthusiasm for working with 16-19 year old students.
We are looking for a candidate who recognises the critical importance of developing our students’ literacy and numeracy skills and will implement this as an integral part of their teaching.

Candidates will be part of a team where resources and ideas are freely shared for the greater good of the department. The successful applicant is expected to be flexible, not afraid to meet challenges, and innovative in their approach to curriculum delivery.

How we support you:

As a new member of staff you will receive plenty of support from your colleagues both from the department and from the wider college community. This will include:

a mentor to help you through the first year (in particular);
support from your curriculum manager and director of faculty; and
an extensive programme for all new staff to help induct you into College life as well as to develop your approach to teaching.
We regard our staff as our most important resource and will do our utmost to support you throughout your time at the College.

Why should you join us?

We continue to be an outstanding provider of post-16 education and in 2019 the results gained by our students placed the College in the top 25% for A-level, and the top 10% for level 3 vocational courses.

All teaching staff are provided with either a touch screen chromebook or an iPad to support learning and teaching within the classroom.

If you are motivated by a challenge and feel you could support us to achieve even greater results, this is the right College for you. It is a truly great place to work.

Key strengths of The Sixth Form College are:

‘Outstanding’ rating from Ofsted
Achievement of high grades with excellent value added;
Outstanding teaching by a team of experienced and motivated staff;
Exceptional levels of support for students both inside and outside of lessons;
Innovative use of IT to promote learning embedded as a regular part of normal teaching.

The Prospect Trust

The Prospect Trust is a leading Multi-Academy Trust in the South of England, with an aim of providing outstanding education for all learners within a family of local academies. There are currently three academies within the Trust: The Sixth Form College Farnborough, Tomlinscote School and Frimley Church of England Junior School

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