We are looking for a positive and skilled Teacher
of History to deliver the highest level of teaching & learning for our
aspirational students. Excellent subject knowledge and the ability to motivate
students through inspirational, personalised teaching is essential. The
ability to teach to GCSE is essential and the ability to teach to A Level is
This is an excellent opportunity for a talented
teacher to join a thriving school:
- to work with students who
are committed to their learning and passionate about their own further
- to further enhance an
already high functioning department of skilled teachers;
- to work to raise the
outcomes for all pupils by inspiring and motivating students and staff alike.
is also an additional opportunity for colleagues with Pastoral experience to be
considered for a current Pastoral vacancy.
If you are interested in this additional opportunity, please indicate
this within your application form and covering letter which can then be
discussed further in interview. This
should not deter colleagues from applying who do not wish to be considered for
a Pastoral role.
every way the History Department mirrors the aims and beliefs of the
school. All staff work hard, supported
by a committed leadership team, to provide a safe and encouraging environment
are welcomed from ECTs and experienced practitioners. Outstanding support is provided for ECTs
through our very supportive and structured ECT programme.
History is offered through KS3, KS4 and KS5, with
Politics also offered at KS5.
Outstanding engagement and progress is reflected in the significant
number of pupils opting to take both History and Politics at A Level. The
successful applicant should therefore be able to teach GCSE History. The
ability to teach History or Politics to A Level is desirable.
The opportunity for personal development and
progression at Arden is enormous. An
active commitment to staff development through a strong and consistent focus and
dialogue around teaching & learning pedagogy makes this an ideal position
for candidates committed to being the best practitioners they can be. The school has an excellent record of success
at GCSE and A Level.
GCSEs - In summer
2023, the school’s Progress 8 score was +0.66, with an Attainment 8 score of 50.29,
which shows the excellent attainment of our school. 64% of our students achieved a Grade 5 in
both English and Maths, with 83% achieving this at Grade 4. More than 35% of the GCSE grades awarded were
Grade 7 and above, with 20% being awarded at Grade 8 & 9.
Levels - In 2023
students achieved an average grade of a B. Our average points score of 39.38
demonstrates the excellent outcomes that our students achieve. 35.5% of grades awarded were A*/A and 66% of grades
awarded were A*- B.
we can offer you:
A positive and
innovative learning culture supported by students, staff, parents and
students who enjoy learning and engage positively in all aspects of school
Access to high
quality continuing professional development and the opportunity for personal
growth and development.
and supportive attitude amongst staff which promotes a sense of teamwork and
A Senior Leadership
team committed to promoting the best environment and outcomes for staff
Local Government Pension.
Cycle to Work
staff who are permanently employed at Arden Academy are eligible for a ‘staff’
priority for Arden main school and Sixth Form admissions (please see Admissions
on our school website for full details and eligibility criteria).
Arden Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexuality or religion. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Disclosure and, in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education, will be subject to a social media online search.
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