Teacher of History Chobham Academy, London

Job description

We are looking for an experienced teacher of History to join our thriving department. Candidates should have good experience of GCSE and A Level teaching.

It is the aim of the history department to deliver an education of benefit to every pupil. All pupils are encouraged and enabled to reach their potential within the subject. All are expected to acquire a range of skills, historical and otherwise, and a breadth of knowledge and understanding of the subject. Pupils are further encouraged to develop a mature approach to study and a sense of responsibility for their own learning.

The department consists of four specialist history teachers who work closely as a team, within the humanities faculty. The department is well provided with teaching resources. A wide range of teaching and learning strategies are used in the delivery of History and a range of extra- curricular activities are offered.

Part-time and full-time candidates will be considered for this role.

We can offer you the opportunity to advance your career within a supportive academy environment. You will be part of a Federation established in developing practitioners and nurturing excellent future leaders, with unrivalled opportunities for progression; whatever your aspirations as a teacher, middle or senior leader, our Teaching School Alliance provides a range of bespoke courses and qualifications, including our Aspiring Leaders NPQML and NPQSL programmes to help you achieve your ambitions more quickly.

Essential educational requirements

Relevant undergraduate degree (or equivalent)

Essential qualifications

QTS (or equivalent)

Essential skills and experience

The successful candidate will:

Hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree.
Implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students.
Support the subject area as appropriate and provide direction for Subject Lead and teachers.
Monitor and support the overall progress and development of students.
Provide a motivating and structured learning experience, which will provide students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.
Contribute significantly to raising standards of students' attainment as a teacher and form tutor.

Employee benefits

As part of the Harris Federation, we can offer you a range of benefits, including:

Access to a diverse network of phase and subject specialist groups
Support and mentoring from some of the best leaders in education
An Inner London Harris Allowance, plus a performance and loyalty bonus
Pension scheme (TPS) and access to our Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan, covering a range of health and wellbeing benefits
The opportunity to work with our amazing students!

About Chobham Academy

Chobham Academy opened in September 2013 as part of the Harris Federation. Our 3-18 academy is a world class educational legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Situated within the East Village complex, the academy serves the community newly established in 2,800 new homes, along with existing communities in Newham and Waltham Forest. Chobham Academy is judged "Outstanding" in every category by Ofsted.

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