Teacher of History Rossington All Saints Academy, Doncaster, South Yorkshire

Job description

Purpose:
Carrying out the professional duties of a teacher as circumstances may require and in accordance with academy policies, under the direction of the Principal.
Promoting the achievement of high standards through effecting teaching and learning within History, preparation, evaluation and action planning.
Modelling the vision and values of the academy.
Being part of the team driving the development of the academy to become an ‘outstanding’ academy.
Receiving and acting on feedback to build on the strengths and improve personal performance within the academy systems.
Contributing, where appropriate, to implementing policies and practice and to promote collective responsibility for their implementation.
Taking into account and constantly reviewing academy contextual factors and prior attainment when planning and teaching lessons.
Working in a cross-curricular way to support subjects across the academy in the use of active learning approaches to enrich curriculum and skills delivery.
Recognising, promoting and celebrating diversity.

Personal contacts

Internal: students, staff, Academy Advisory Board members, academy council members, parents and any other visitors to the academy.
External: contractors, suppliers, parents, external agency professionals, other government and local authority staff, other staff from academies and schools.

Essential educational requirements

A strong and secure subject knowledge in History up to GCSE

Essential qualifications

A teaching qualification together with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

Essential skills and experience

Recent and relevant teaching experience.
Awareness of the strategies available for improving the learning and achievement of all students
A good understanding of curriculum developments in the specific subject area
Able to use a range of teaching and learning strategies
An understanding of how Assessment for Learning can improve student performance
Able to use student level data to raise standards
Able to work independently and collaboratively as a member of a team
Creative in problem solving together with willingness to take on and try new approaches and ideas
Ability to relate to students in a pleasant and sympathetic manner and to recognise potential safeguarding issues
Able to communicate both orally and in writing to students and their parents
Able to communicate high expectations to all students
Sharing good practice across the department
The post holder will require an enhanced DBS


About Rossington All Saints Academy

Rossington All Saints Academy is an exciting place to be. Having secured record breaking exam results in 2018, and being the top performing school in Doncaster for progress 8 for the third year in succession, the academy is now keen to push towards it's goal of being outstanding in every aspect. Although academic achievement is clearly central to what we work towards, there are also a wide range of enrichment opportunities available for all our students. Our sports facilities are exceptional and we have a range of activities to further enrich the educational experience of students. Other areas of the academy also offer enrichment activities, whether it be making rockets in science club or performing in school productions through drama club

Address
Bond Street, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN11 0BZ
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Rossington All Saints Academy website (opens in a new window)