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  • Start date details

    as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    27 February 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    12 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - minimum 9 months

Pay scale

ECT's/MPS/UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a teacher who:

  • Has real enthusiasm for their subject and a commitment to teaching History.
  • Teach engaging and challenging lessons that promote students’ abilities to learn independently and to respond effectively to feedback.
  • Is able to instill in pupils a love of history.
  • Is uncompromising about securing excellent progress and outcomes for all students.
  • Has excellent subject knowledge
  • Has a very clear understanding about how students learn effectively in History.
  • Believes that history has an important role to play in the development of pupils’ skills, knowledge and understanding.
  • Recognises the value of learning beyond the classroom in enhancing the understanding and experience of the world in which we live.
  • Are keen to work in a school which is held in high esteem by its parents and who want further to extend this reputation for excellence.


What the school offers its staff

Burton Borough is a vibrant and inclusive mixed Community School of 1160 students, situated on the Shropshire/ Staffordshire border within the pleasant market town of Newport. Our location provides easy access to/ from Shrewsbury, Stafford, Telford and Wolverhampton. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people by having a child-centered approach and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake a DBS enhanced clearance for the school.

As a dedicated, ambitious teacher, you want to enjoy coming to work, be supported, and valued. At Burton Borough you will be part of a happy, friendly, and supportive team.

We offer:

  • A school that has achieved the ‘Gold’ Carnegie standard of Excellence for Mental Health and Well-being
  • A professional learning culture that is highly focused on developing your teaching craft.
  • A strong community ethos built through a horizontal pastoral structure, to ensure we can give bespoke support at each year group level.
  • A ‘stage not age’ attitude to career development opportunities
  • A school that provides rich opportunities for extra-curricular activities

For further information, please visit our website at www.burtonborough.org.uk, or telephone 01952 386500 or email recruitment.bbs@taw.org.uk.

For daily updates and to see what we do, follow us on X, Facebook or Instagram @BBS.


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About The Burton Borough School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1150 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01952386500

Burton Borough is a vibrant and inclusive mixed Comprehensive School of 1157 students, situated on the Shropshire/ Staffordshire border within the pleasant market town of Newport. We were awarded the Gold Mental Health Award from the Carnegie School of Mental Health in April 2019 and are the first school in England to be recognised by Public Health England for the work we do in this area. Our location provides easy access to/ from Shrewsbury, Stafford, Telford and Wolverhampton. 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. Successful applicants will need to undertake a DBS enhanced clearance for the school.

Arranging a visit to The Burton Borough School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment.bbs@taw.org.uk.

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