Teacher of History
Royal Wootton Bassett
Salary: MPS / UPS
Contract: Permanent, Full-time
Closing Date: Midnight, Sunday 25th February 2024
Interview Date: TBC
We are looking to appoint an inspirational History Teacher who has a passion for working with students to help them achieve beyond their aspirations. The department has a very supportive, friendly team ethic. There is a culture of sharing resources, lessons, and best practice at every opportunity.
The successful candidate will have outstanding subject knowledge and will be able to engage and inspire pupils across the ability range in all key stages to develop a love of History. You will enjoy working in a fast-paced, ambitious school full of bright and motivated young people.
Full details can be found in the recruitment pack.
Why Choose us?
Royal Wootton Bassett Academy is part of the Royal Wootton Bassett Academy Trust, based in Swindon. It is oversubscribed and incredibly proud 11-18 school with 1,781 students on roll including 365 students in our popular and successful Sixth Form.
Royal Wootton Bassett Academy is committed to developing ‘A growth mindset’ and we would welcome an application from fellow professionals who share that mind-set.
As an employee of the Ascend Learning Trust, you will also receive many employee benefits as we work together to provide Excellence in Education.
What we offer:
The opportunity of working within a supportive, friendly, and well-run school.
The Trusts commitment to staff wellbeing including generous calendar dates and INSET days.
A strong commitment to your professional development and career management.
Excellent CPD opportunities to grow and development through mentorship and coaching.
Reward and recognition, celebrating staff success.
Leadership development opportunities both internally and across other schools in the Trust.
A successful ECT support program.
Courteous and hardworking pupils.
Benefits for discounts via an online staff portal.
Please note if we receive sufficient applications, we may close this job role earlier.
At Ascend Learning Trust, we believe in the power of diversity to drive innovation, foster creativity, and create a workplace that truly reflects the richness of the world around us. We are excited to welcome applicants from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to join our dynamic team.
Reasonable adjustments are modifications or accommodations made to ensure that individuals with disabilities or specific needs can perform their job duties effectively. We embrace the idea that everyone should have equal opportunities to succeed, and our aim is to make this a reality. If you need any assistance completing your application, please contact the Recruitment Team on 01793 781485 or alternatively you can email firstname.lastname@example.org
Ascend Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation, or religion.
Please note: Any position that involves working with children requires declaration of ALL convictions/cautions regardless of whether these are deemed as spent and a DBS check will be carried out before any employment commences.
In line with KCSIE 2023 and safer recruitment practices, the school will conduct an online search for all shortlisted candidates. The online search is part of our safeguarding checks and will seek publicly available information on candidates’ suitability to work with children. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further guidance and will be asked to clarify their online presence.
References will be obtained before interview at shortlisting stage and may be used in the interview process. If previous employment has included working with children, then at least one referee must be from this employment regardless of whether this is the current or most recent employment Any gaps in employment must be detailed and an explanation provided in the relevant section.
Ascend Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any position that involves working with children requires declaration of ALL convictions/cautions regardless of whether these are deemed as spent and a DBS check will be carried out before any employment commences. References will be obtained before interview at shortlisting stage and may be used in the interview process. Any gaps in employment must be detailed and an explanation provided in the relevant section.
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