10 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024 or January 2025

  • Closing date

    25 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

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Subjects

History, Politics

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

MPS/UPS plus fringe

Teacher of History/Politics job summary

Part Time

MPS/UPS plus fringe

Start date: September 2024 or January 2025, initially a fixed term contract until August 2025

We are looking to appoint a talented and enthusiastic Teacher of History and/or Politics to join our highly successful Humanities Faculty. Ideally, we are looking for someone who can teach one or both subjects at A level and History at GCSE and we can be flexible in the number of hours offered. Our History results at GCSE and A level are exceptional, with 86% achieving grade 9-4 at GCSE and 84% achieving A*-B at A level. History is a subject which attracts very large student numbers at Key Stage 4 and 5 and it is one of the most popular subjects for students to pursue at university, with a notable number attaining entry to Oxbridge and other world class universities. Politics at KS5 is equally as successful, with two classes in each of Year 12 and 13. The faculty comprises of five teachers, all of whom are history specialists. This is an outstanding opportunity for someone who wants to join a high performing school and gain significant experience to further enhance their career. Whilst it is a fixed term contract in the first instance, there is a possibility that the role could become permanent in the future.

If this is something you are looking for in your career, please don't hesitate and we would love to hear from you!

The successful candidate will:

  • have a track record of outstanding teaching and learning
  • have excellent subject knowledge
  • be inspiring, dynamic and passionate
  • promote Sandringham’s ethos and values

Sandringham School is committed to ensuring inclusion, diversity and equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates and encourage those from underrepresented groups, and/or with protected characteristics, to apply.

Sandringham School is part of the Alban Academies Trust (AAT). The school leads the Alban Teaching School Hub and is also a designated Computing Hub. In joining Sandringham School, you will also be joining the AAT. The Trust is a close community of seven schools within Hertfordshire, three of which are Secondary schools and four are Primary schools. As part of the AAT we are able to maximise the opportunities for personal, professional and career development. To learn more about the Trust please visit https://albanacademiestrust.org.uk/

Alban Academies Trust provides an enhanced induction programme for all of their Early Career Teachers (ECTs) during July which attracts an attendance payment in July and August.

Application deadline: 9am on Tuesday, 25th June 2024

Prospective candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as the school reserves the right to close the advert should we feel able to appoint an appropriate candidate.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Sandringham School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1712 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Sandringham is a co-educational academy school, based in St. Albans, Hertfordshire. Sandringham is a non-selective school with over 1600 students, including nearly 450 in the thriving sixth form. Our aim is simple – to be 'World Class' where our students receive the best education possible in a state school.

We believe that every child can succeed in life if challenged and inspired appropriately. A strong academic curriculum supported by outstanding extra-curricular provision helps Sandringham students develop as individuals with the necessary skills to be successful in adult life. Our ethos is summed up by our motto: 'Everybody can be somebody'

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