Teacher of History

Brookfield Community School, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S40 3NS

5 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    23 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    12 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type



M1 - UPS3

Teacher of History job summary

Teacher of History (0.6 fte)
Teachers’ Main pay scale: M1-U3
Start Date: September 2022

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational Teacher of History to join our successful History Department. The successful candidate will demonstrate a passion for the subject and will strive to continually improve standards within the Department. This post would suit both experienced and newly qualified teachers.

History is a popular and successful subject at Brookfield Community School. You will be joining and contributing to an experienced, hardworking and supportive department which seeks to continually improve its practice and performance. At Key Stage 3, students are taught in mixed ability groups for two hours a week in Years 7, 8 and 9. The students follow a course broadly based on the National Curriculum programme of study. At Key Stage 4, History is an incredibly popular option with five GCSE groups each in Years 10 and 11. Students follow the AQA History GCSE course and complete modules on Britain: Health and the People, America 1840-1895, Elizabethan England c1568-1603 and Conflict and Tension 1894-1918. At Post 16 the popularity continues and with two groups each in Years 12 and 13. We teach the AQA History A-Level with modules focused on 17th century England, 20th century America and a piece of coursework on British imperialism in Africa in the 19th and 20th centuries.

For further information please contact Richard Ireland, Head of History on
01246 568115 ext 7520 or by email to r.ireland@brookfieldcs.org.uk

Application forms and supporting letter to be sent to
Mrs Gillian Rhodes on g.rhodes@brookfieldcs.org.uk

Brookfield Community School is committed to safeguarding children practices. Any appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and successful references.

Closing Date: Midday on Monday 23rd May 2022
Interviews to be held: Week commencing Monday 23rd May 2022


Applying for the job

If you would like to be considered for the post, please return the following to Mrs G Rhodes on g.rhodes@brookfieldcs.org.uk.

 A fully completed Application Form (together with CV if that contains additional information).
 A letter of up to two sides of A4 which clearly states your reasons for applying.

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About Brookfield Community School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1082 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Brookfield Community School is a large 11-18 school with 1080 students on roll situated on the western edge of Chesterfield and next to the Peak District National Park. We are part of Redhill Academy Trust. The Academy is also a member of Redhill College of Leadership and Development and as such there are excellent CPD opportunities and a chance to work alongside colleagues from other high-performing schools in the region. The Trust also leads the regional Teaching School Hub delivering local teacher training and the National Professional Qualifications for teachers.

Arranging a visit to Brookfield Community School

For further information please contact Richard Ireland, Head of History on
01246 568115 ext 7520 or by email to r.ireland@brookfieldcs.org.uk

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