Teacher of History and Religious Education

Helston Community College, Helston, Cornwall, TR13 8NR

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    18 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    11 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type



MPS - UPS [Dependent on experience]

Teacher of History and Religious Education job summary

Required from September 2022 - Teacher of History and Religious Education
[TLR could be available for the right candidate for PSHE]

Helston Community College, part of the Southerly Point Co-operative Multi-Academy Trust, are looking for a dynamic, inspirational teacher to join our successful Humanities Faculty from September 2022. There is also the potential of a TLR 2b available for the right candidate to take on the leadership of our PSHE programme.

The ideal candidate will:
• Be an excellent Humanities Practitioner;
• Have the ability to engage, inspire and build excellent relationships with both students and staff;
• Be a committed team player;
• Be passionate and ambitious about their own career development.

The right candidate will be able to teach across the full age and ability range at KS3 and KS4, and will be a knowledgeable and enthusiastic teacher, who can share their expertise and love of their subject, and teach lessons which challenge and inspire their students. The ability to deliver additional humanities subjects would also be an advantage. Both ECTs and experienced teachers are encouraged to apply.

We are committed to promoting aspiration, encouraging ambition and ensuring achievement within a values-driven ethos.

Southerly Point Co-operative Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and visitors to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS) as well as other pre-appointment checks outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education (September 2021).

Southerly Point Co-operative Multi-Academy Trust is committed to having a workforce that promotes equality and celebrates diversity.

Applicants are expected to familiarise themselves with our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy, which can be found via the following link : https://www.helston.cornwall.sch.uk/web/policies/318090

Additional allowances

There is also the potential of a TLR2b available for the right candidate to take on the leadership of our PSHE Programme

Applying for the job

There is a wealth of information about the College and the Trust available online, and we recommend that you review what is available via the College website: www. helston.cornwall.sch.uk

Applications can be emailed direct to recruitment@helston.cornwall.sch.uk

Please note we do not accept CVs and only applications submitted on an application form will be considered.

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Supporting documents

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

About Helston Community College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1364 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01326 572685

At Helston Community College, our students matter: each one an individual, valued and appreciated. We are ambitious for all of our students and are committed to providing a learning experience that consists of high challenge combined with appropriate support, and effective teaching in a safe and disciplined environment.

Our College is a place where doors of opportunity are opened for young people, and we encourage them to make the most of every opportunity that comes their way. We provide a diverse curriculum, allowing students to develop knowledge, skills and talents in a broad range of subject areas. We challenge students’ thinking and encourage them to learn from setbacks, so that they become resilient learners who can respond effectively to future challenges. We urge our students to believe in themselves, to take responsibility for their own learning and personal development, and to work hard so that they achieve their very best.

Helston Community College is part of the Southerly Point Co-operative Multi-Academy Trust, which was established on 1st June 2017. The College's ethos and work is under-pinned by the co-operative values: self–help, self-responsibility, equity, equality, democracy and solidarity; and the co-operative ethical principles: honesty, openness, social responsibility and caring for others. The Trust works together to improve and enhance opportunities for all young people in the local community.

Arranging a visit to Helston Community College
If you would like any further details then please contact Angela Atkinson, HR Manager via email: aatkinson@helston.cornwall.sch.uk

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