Teacher of History (Maternity Leave) St Edmund's Catholic School, Portsmouth, Hampshire

Job description

St Edmunds is looking for a dynamic, innovative and successful Teacher of History who can bring the post alive for our pupils and push standards even further in this important subject. The school is happy to accept applications from newly qualified teachers as well as candidates with more experience.

You will be well supported by a friendly, hard-working and talented team, fantastic staff and lovely pupils. You will have a key role in making a good department excellent. The role is full time. The school is in the process of becoming a Teaching School as a result of its ‘outstanding’ practice.

We are looking for a start date of April or September 2020.

The school is committed to safeguarding and the promoting the welfare of children, and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS disclosure at Enhanced level will be required prior to any offer of appointment.

Essential educational requirements

We are looking for a person who is well-qualified to degree level, inspirational and successful.

Essential qualifications

QTS status.

Essential skills and experience

Is hard working, gives freely of their time and is motivated and ambitious.

Has an excellent health, attendance and punctuality record.

Will respond positively to and act upon advice and support given.

Will be willing to take a full role in the life of the School.

Has resilience and a good sense of humour.

Will fully support the aims and ethos of St Edmund’s Catholic School.

Will have high expectations of children and good standards of discipline.

Will readily be involved in extra-curricular activities.

Has the ability to motivate and inspire young people.

About St Edmund's Catholic School

St Edmund’s is a popular Voluntary Aided secondary school in the heart of Portsmouth and serves a wide area. It is an Outstanding school (Ofsted 2016) serving a diverse population.

Arundel Street, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 1RX
LA Maintained School
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