Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
History, Humanities, Sociology
MPS/UPS plus £1,000 bursary for direct applications
We are seeking to appoint an excellent Sociology and History teacher who has strong subject knowledge in both areas and has experience of teaching Sociology at GCSE/ A Level, as well as well as History up to GCSE. Committed to raising attainment, you will have the ability to motivate students and help develop engaging and inspiring curriculum. With a good subject knowledge and a love of teaching we are looking for someone who is keen to be part of the team.
The Humanities department has gone from strength to strength in recent years as we offer more curriculum options at GCSE and A Level. The team are passionate subject specialists who are friendly and supportive. We are now able to offer History, Geography, RE, Sociology and Psychology at GCSE as well as A Level, with the addition of Politics and Law. The department has seen a rapidly increasing growth in the number of students choosing options within the humanities disciplines, both at KS4 and KS5 and joining us at this time could offer some exciting opportunities. Our staff strive to make lessons enjoyable yet challenging for students to encourage a love of learning and confidence in their own understanding. We pride ourselves on our commitment to ensuring pupils achieve their full potential and push themselves beyond their comfort zones.
Highcrest offers both an excellent induction and support programme for NQTs and an innovative and extensive CPD package for more experienced teachers. This provision of training has been praised as outstanding by an external assessor and highlighted in the local press. For NQTs, we provide weekly CPD meetings with experienced members of staff, time-tabled and protected Mentor Meetings on a weekly basis, subject knowledge time with departments and an extensive personalised CPD plan. There is also the possibility of shared living accommodation.
“Staff feel very well supported by senior leaders. According to staff, they feel valued because senior leaders are approachable..” ... Ofsted Report February 2020.
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Applying for the job
If you are a team player, passionate about education and social mobility, and want to be a pivotal part of improving opportunities for the students of our local community and increasing their learning experiences, then The Highcrest Academy is the school for you.
Please only apply for this role if you have experience of teaching Sociology.
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Closing date: 8.00am on Wednesday 12 May 2021
Please note we will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and this advert may close earlier than advertised, depending on the level of response. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.
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