Teacher of History & Politics

Roundhay School, Leeds, West Yorkshire

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Job details

Job role Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subjects History, Politics
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary MPS / UPR

Job summary

Governors are seeking to recruit an inspirational, dedicated and ambitious Teacher of History who is willing to go the 'extra mile' on behalf of students and staff, to join our 'outstanding' History Department. This role will involve teaching across the History curriculum across the Key Stages along with the opportunity to teach Politics at A Level. It is an exciting time for the department as we seek to embed a ‘knowledge rich’ curriculum at Key Stage Three whilst maintaining excellent take up and results at Key Stage Four and Five.

We are proud, as a truly comprehensive school reflecting the cosmopolitan make up of Leeds, to have been recognised by Ofsted as an 'outstanding school' which is 'all about its students' where 'staff ensure that each one, regardless of background or ability, is given every opportunity to shine'.

This is an exciting career opportunity for an excellent and hardworking teacher who shares our passion to improve all that we do. Applications from NQTs or recently qualified colleagues are welcomed.

Employee benefits

• ‘World Class School’ Quality Mark
• SSAT Educational Outcomes Award
• Most oversubscribed in the city with the highest attendance
• 100% staff recommend the school as a place to work
• 300 students study History at KS4 and 100 study History and Government and Politics at A-Level
• 'An outstanding Sixth Form' Ofsted
• The largest school sixth form in Leeds (500+)
• National Support School and Red Kite Teaching School Alliance strategic partner
• 'Behaviour for learning across the entire school is outstanding' Ofsted

Supporting documents

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase All Through
School size 2300 pupils enrolled
Age range 4 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Roundhay School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email jbailey@roundhayschool.com

About Roundhay School

Roundhay School is proud, as a truly comprehensive school reflecting the cosmopolitan make up of Leeds, to have been recognised by Ofsted as an 'outstanding school' which is 'all about its students' and where 'staff ensure that each one, regardless of background or ability, is given every opportunity to shine'.

“Roundhay School is all about its pupils and we will do ‘whatever it takes’ to ensure that each one reaches their potential. We will never put limits on what our pupils can achieve, regardless of background or circumstance. Our focus is on developing character, instilling confidence and a love of learning whist teaching the importance of kindness, manners and respect. We want all our pupils to make a positive contribution to school life, continuing to learn and develop for the rest of their lives.

We are responsible. We are resilient. We are ready to learn. We are Roundhay.”

School location

Gledhow Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS8 1ND