5 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    1 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    18 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are offering an exciting opportunity for a teacher to join our successful Humanities department, supporting the further development of an innovative curriculum for all, with purposeful, contextual learning and high expectations for students forming a major part of our passion for learning.

As a member of our team, you will focus on ensuring the progress of every child by developing their skills, knowledge and understanding within an exciting and relevant curriculum.

Our Humanities department has an excellent team spirit where collaboration, cooperation and the sharing of best practice are key, as is hard work within a supportive team. Learning is at the heart of all we do and we aim to provide students with outstanding opportunities to learn and progress.

We are looking for a teacher who is enthusiastic about their subject, someone who can inspire the children in their care to be passionate about History and all this can offer them.

The position will start September 2023. Our school is an equal opportunity employer, so we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children and individuals. This post is subject to a DBS Enhanced Disclosure.

What the school offers its staff

Charlton is a very successful 11-16 Academy located in the market town of Wellington, Telford. We were very fortunate to move into our new school building in June 2016, the last school built under the governments Building Schools for the Future programme. We are a member of the Learning Community Trust (LCT), a multi-academy trust that serves the education needs of students in primary, secondary and special schools in Telford and Shropshire. We work in partnership with the LCT towards a shared vision that places students’ learning, environments, and local communities at the centre of our approach.

Wellington is a busy market town, with excellent facilities in the local community and new housing being built nearby the school.From its central position, Wellington is easily reached by road or rail and has a large train station in the town.It is close to Shrewsbury and the famous Ironbridge, which is an area of local beauty and historical interest and one of the best in Shropshire!

Our vision is to nurture happy, healthy young people who have the knowledge, academic achievement, and strength of character to lead safe and successful lives in modern Britain, preparing them for their next steps in education or employment with a thirst for lifelong learning.

Our vision is built around three core values: Respect, Responsibility and Resilience. We expect all members of the Charlton community to always exhibit these values. Underpinning our vision and values are our shared character virtues:

  • Gratitude: feeling and expressing thanks.
  • Compassion: exhibiting care and concern for others.
  • Humility: estimating oneself within reasonable limits.
  • Justice: acting with fairness towards others by honouring rights and responsibilities.
  • Courage: acting with bravery in fearful situations.
  • Integrity: having strong moral principles and standing up for what you believe in.
  • Honesty: being truthful and sincere.

Commitment to safeguarding

The appointment will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance (including a check on the children’s barred list for those working in regulated activity) for the successful applicant. We are committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We follow the Safer Recruitment practices as set out in the Statutory Guidance - Keeping Children Safe in Education. We are also committed to Equality and Diversity. Sorry but CV’s will not be accepted.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to heather.jacksonpayne@charlton.uk.com

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About Charlton School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1181 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01952 386806

Charlton is a very successful 11-16 Academy located in the market town of Wellington, Telford. We were very fortunate to move into our new school building in June 2016, the last school built under the governments Building Schools for the Future programme. We are a member of the Learning Community Trust (LCT), a multi-academy trust that serves the education needs of students in primary, secondary and special schools in Telford and Shropshire. We work in partnership with the LCT towards a shared vision that places students’ learning, environments, and local communities at the centre of our approach. Wellington is a busy market town, with excellent facilities in the local community and new housing being built nearby the school. From its central position, Wellington is easily reached by road or rail and has a large train station in the town. It is close to Shrewsbury and the famous Ironbridge, which is an area of local beauty and historical interest and one of the best in Shropshire! Our vision is to nurture happy, healthy young people who have the knowledge, academic achievement, and strength of character to lead safe and successful lives in modern Britain, preparing them for their next steps in education or employment with a thirst for lifelong learning. Our vision is built around three core values: Respect, Responsibility and Resilience. We expect all members of the Charlton community to always exhibit these values. Underpinning our vision and values are our shared character virtues: • Gratitude: feeling and expressing thanks. • Compassion: exhibiting care and concern for others. • Humility: estimating oneself within reasonable limits. • Justice: acting with fairness towards others by honouring rights and responsibilities. • Courage: acting with bravery in fearful situations. • Integrity: having strong moral principles and standing up for what you believe in. • Honesty: being truthful and sincere.

Arranging a visit to Charlton School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email heather.jacksonpayne@charlton.uk.com.

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