35 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    20 May 2021 at 11:59 pm

  • Date listed

    1 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
TMS/UPS - £25,714 to £41,604 per annum

Job summary

Full time, permanent Subject Leader for History to commence 1st September 2021.

Sir James Smith's School are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated professional to lead a successful and innovative History department. We are looking to appoint a great classroom practitioner who will develop a love of learning for their subject. Applicants must be able to teach KS3 and KS4. The successful candidate can look forward to joining a highly collaborative and dynamic team of teachers.

This post is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious colleague wishing to join a small but important team. There is a strong emphasis on literacy and creativity within the department. We take pride in delivering active lessons that can demonstrate progress and students are frequently given opportunities to produce work in many different ways. The History department at Sir Jim’s is a pupil centric department and the team will welcome an application from a similarly minded teacher committed to making a real difference to the lives of our young people.

Employee benefits

TLR 2.1 - £2,873 per annum

Applying for the job

To Apply:
Please either:-

Apply online via eteach;

Visit our website www.sirjamessmiths.cornwall.sch.uk and go to the vacancy page;

Email jobs@sirjamessmiths.cornwall.sch.uk to request a job pack;

Call Michelle Kirk, Personnel Officer on 01840 213274;

Download an application, print and send to:-

Sir James Smith's School
Dark Lane, Camelford, Cornwall PL32 9UJ

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
543 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01840 213274

About Sir James Smith's School

Sir James Smith’s is one of the smaller comprehensive schools in Cornwall. It is situated within a large rural catchment with approximately 70% of students travelling daily by bus. Student numbers are set to increase significantly over the next 3 – 5 years and this appointment will ensure the school continues to provide the very best experience for both students and parents/carers. Being a small school, one of its strengths is the relationship built between staff and students. This is a school where all staff know each other well and take a collaborative approach to supporting wellbeing and professional development. Surveys such as the Pupil Attitude to School and Self repeatedly indicate students feel safe and have a healthy respect for their teachers, they like coming to school. Last inspected in 2016 when the school secured a ‘Good’ judgement for the first time in its history, it is currently into the third year of a five year plan to be judged ‘Outstanding.

Arranging a visit to Sir James Smith's School

Please call on 01840 213274 and ask to speak to Ed McGuffie or Michelle Kirk to arrange a visit to school.

School location

Dark Lane, Camelford, Cornwall, PL32 9UJ

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