This job expired on 27 March 2023

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    27 March 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    13 March 2023

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No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

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What skills and experience we're looking for

Harrow Way School requires an enthusiastic, committed and outstanding Teacher for History. We are seeking someone who can share their passion for History to our students and to inspire all students to have a love of History. The History Department at the school is an outstanding team of professionals who achieve excellent results. Harrow Way is an over-subscribed, vibrant and successful secondary school in Andover, Hampshire.

The History department forms a major part of the school’s core curriculum. The successful applicant will be an excellent and innovative classroom practitioner and is expected to be able to teach History across the ability and age range.

To be successful, we will expect you to have:

  • Drive, determination and spirit
  • The desire to work as part of a highly effective, collaborative and reflective team
  • The pedagogical knowledge that allows you to get the most from every student
  • A commitment to delivering outstanding enquiry based History lessons
  • Enthusiasm for passing on your knowledge to young people
  • The desire to achieve in an environment that rewards excellence

What the school offers its staff

The department’s excellence in History teaching and learning has been recognised by the History Association who has awarded the school their much coveted Gold Quality Mark (QM). In their report to the school the History Association assessor commented:

“Observations of lessons during the visit showed that teaching was consistently outstanding and there were high levels of student motivation in lessons. Teachers across the classes were observed using a wide range of strategies to enable students to build their knowledge and understanding of the topics they were studying.

“The provision of History at Harrow Way Community School is strong and forward-thinking. The department works tirelessly to bring History alive for its students, whilst also maintaining high expectations for academic achievement. Staff are involved in CPD beyond the school and support other schools and educationalists nationally. The students are proud of History at Harrow Way, and this is most evident in their motivation and positivity in classes.”

Commitment to safeguarding

Harrow Way Community School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Criminal Records Bureau checks along with other relevant employment checks.
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About Harrow Way Community School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
981 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01264 364533

Harrow Way is an over-subscribed, vibrant and successful secondary school in Andover, Hampshire.

Arranging a visit to Harrow Way Community School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email adminoffice@harrowway.hants.sch.uk.

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