History Teacher

The Cedars Academy, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 4GH

4 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    3 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    7 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 September 2022

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Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

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History Teacher job summary

At the Cedars Academy we believe in being kind, working hard, and taking responsibility. We believe school should be a calm, inclusive and safe place, where teachers can get on and teach, and pupils can get on and learn without disruption. We are seeking a passionate, committed and inspiring teacher to join our brilliant Humanities team. If you are keen to make a real difference to the lives of young people who need great teachers, get in touch and arrange a visit.

We are currently looking to recruit a:

History Teacher – on a permanent contract starting from January 2023 – Full Time

Based at The Cedars Academy in Birstall, part of the Lionheart Educational Trust

Salary: Main or Upper Pay Range

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding History Teacher. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated and effective teacher to join our Good academy. The Cedars Academy Humanities department currently teaches KS3 through to KS5, with 10 dedicated and passionate teachers.

The sense of community is key at the academy, and we always welcome new teachers warmly and with enthusiasm. We firmly believe in academic excellence for all no matter background, and work as a team to get the very best outcomes for our pupils, whilst also placing huge value in their holistic development.

This post is designated as a regulated activity and requires enhanced criminal records check for a regulated activity (including a barred list check).

If you would like to come and visit the Academy or have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us.

Closing date: 9.00am Friday 7 October 2022

We encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close applications early if we receive a high volume of applicants.

The Trust strives to be a diverse and inclusive place where all staff have a seat at the table: a seat to be free, a seat to inspire, a seat to challenge and a seat to succeed.

We currently have staff networks for staff who are Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer + (LGBTQ+), staff who would describe their background as working class and staff with a disability.

Please note CVs WILL NOT be accepted.

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About The Cedars Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1000 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Formerly known as Longslade, The Cedars Academy has a long-standing reputation for delivering excellent education to the community of Birstall, just north of Leicester city centre. In 2015 the school gained academy status and joined the Lionheart Academies Trust (led by Beauchamp College, Oadby). This affords us the opportunity to regularly collaborate with colleagues from a wide range of secondary schools across Leicester city and Leicestershire.

Arranging a visit to The Cedars Academy

If you would like to come and visit the Academy or have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us at hrenquiries@thecedarsacademy.org.uk

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