Teacher of History

East Leake Academy, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 6QN

This job expired on 8 February 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    8 February 2022 at 9:37am

  • Date listed

    26 January 2022

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£27,600 - £41,603

Teacher of History job summary

East Leake Academy has an opportunity for an excellent Teacher of History with a commitment to academic excellence and helping every learner succeed.

The History department is committed to providing a diverse, accessible, yet challenging curriculum to meet the needs of all students.

The curriculum offers a broad coverage of subjects with opportunities for students to develop deep knowledge of British and world history, whilst fostering the development of second order concepts from year 7 onwards.

The subject has a strong uptake at GCSE and A level. The department delivers GCSE and A level History, and the courses include the following topics at GCSE: Democracy and Dictatorship in Germany, Conflict and Tension between East and West, 1945-1972. Britain: Health and the People, 1000AD – present, and Elizabethan England.

At A level, the courses are Tsarist and Communist Russia, 1855-1964 and The Making of Modern Britain, 1951-2007, and students also complete an NEA on the witch-craze in Early Modern Europe.

Job Title: Teacher of History

Salary: MPS / UPS

Hours of work : Full Time

Start date: September 2022

Closing date: 20 February 2022

The ideal candidate will

• be an excellent teacher and a committed team player

• have a proven track record of success and raising student attainment

• have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of students

• be committed to academy’s ethos of high expectations

East Leake Academy prides itself on the professional development opportunities we provide for staff in developing teaching and learning and future school leaders. We have a strong ethos that focuses on professional development that keeps quality first teaching at the forefront of what we do.
The successful candidate will benefit from

• full support and induction

• a strong and caring ethos among staff and students

• excellent CPD opportunities

• networking opportunities across the Diverse Academies Trust

• salary sacrifice schemes

Informal discussions about the vacancy is encouraged. Please contact Mrs Rebecca Clifton at rclifton@eastleake-ac.org.uk

Please note we reserve the right to close the post early once we have received a sufficient number of applicants, so we advise you to submit your application early to prevent disappointment.

The Diverse Academies and its Governors are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in their care and expects everybody working for the organisation to share this commitment. To this end we actively seek DBS enhanced clearance checks for everybody that is employed by us.

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About East Leake Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1033 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

At East Leake Academy we are determined to ensure that all students enjoy high quality learning experiences through which they are able to achieve their full potential.

Our ethos is based upon:

– placing good relationships at the heart of all that we do
– having high expectations at all times
– ensuring that excellent learning and teaching is our core activity
– promoting independence, equality, resilience and consideration for others
– valuing the support and contribution of all of our stakeholders

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