- Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5
Full-time equivalent salary
- Salary negotiable
Teacher of History job summary
- To ensure that all students make maximum progress.
- To teach engaging, differentiated and
pertinent lessons typically following the Blenheim 10 Teaching and
- To ensure students of all ages are
supported and challenged as necessary and achieve optimum levels of
engagement with school life.
- To support and challenge members of the
department as necessary thus ensuring that the student experience and progress
- To help maximise student attendance by the
department delivering creative, innovative and rewarding lessons.
- To role model excellent practices, going
‘above and beyond’, intervening with students outside the curriculum so
they ‘catch up’ as quickly as possible.
- To support and challenge Heads of Year so
that underachieving students have barriers removed from their learning and
regularly show good learning behaviours including being properly equipped
follow department and whole school guidelines e.g. meeting deadlines, taking
registers, ensuring students have challenging starter activities recapping
prior learning etc.
- To ensure lessons are well planned and
follow schemes of work with regular and consistent assessments providing
students with high quality feedback which they are accountable for acting
upon via DIRT marking.
- To encourage a culture of shared practice
in the department where resources are shared, practices are discussed and
peer lesson observations take place on a regular basis; typically half
- To communicate with parents on a range of
issues, particularly where students are underachieving.
- To communicate appropriate information to
teaching and support staff.
contribute to a confidential record of issues affecting the educational
progress of students.
- To be highly visible and a point of
contact for students and families.
- To be familiar with school policies, in
particular safeguarding procedures, and promote the welfare of children.
advocate the place of the department in the curriculum and the benefits it
will provide students once they leave school.
potentially vulnerable students can succeed through
differentiation and stimulating lesson delivery.
and monitor data use it to inform practice.
school uniform is worn correctly.
internal and external reports as necessary.
- To contribute to whole school events as
necessary and weekly duties.
- Communicate effectively and purposefully
with parents so they are well informed.
positive attitudes to learning and behaviour for learning with vulnerable
with the SEND and EAL Departments to ensure students with unique needs are
effectively catered for.
and promote the values and ethos of the school.
- The post holder will be expected to run
after school, each week, at least one voluntary 45 minute academic
‘clinic’ on their own subject to a group of KS4 or KS5 students as
identified by the Head of Department, Deputy Head (Curriculum) or Headteacher.
This clinic will be part of a wider, whole school, extended day.
post holder will also contribute to the school’s co-curricular programme
by delivering a vocational activity for the equivalent of 30 minutes per
reinforce consistently the school’s 10 school uniform non-negotiables.
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About Blenheim High School
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 18
- School size
- 1296 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 18
Comprehensive state funded academy secondary school [mixed], based in Epsom, Surrey.
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