Teacher of History, (Temporary 1 year review), 0.6FTE - Sept 2020

Trinity Catholic High School, Woodford Green, Essex


Job details

Job role Teacher
Subject History
Working pattern Part-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £28,356 to £44,541 per year (full-time equivalent)

Job summary

About the Job:
We wish to appoint a part-time teacher (0.6) of History to work in our successful History department where GCSE results are significantly above average.
 At KS3 we follow the national curriculum and use Aaron Wilkes’ series of textbooks (OUP).
 At KS4 we teach the AQA syllabus. In Year 10, Health and the People and Elizabethan England are studied and in Year 11 the topics are Germany 1890-1945 and the Cold War 1945-1972. We use OUP and Hodder textbooks and have supplementary learning resources.
 At KS5 we teach the AQA syllabus focusing upon Tudor England and Russia under Stalin as the examinable units. NEA is completed in Year 13 and the topic is American Civil Rights in the 20th c. We use OUP A Level textbooks and have a range of supplementary reading resources.
 Most lessons are taught in history-dedicated classrooms by specialists in the subject. All classes are mixed ability at KS3 and 4. History is the most popular option for GCSE and is a well-resourced and well led department. We expect the successful applicant to be teaching mostly KS4 and 5, with particular focus upon the coursework requirements in Year 13.

Supporting documents

School overview

School type LA Maintained School, Roman Catholic
Education phase Secondary
School size 1712 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Trinity Catholic High School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@tchs.uk.net

About Trinity Catholic High School

About Our School:
Trinity Catholic High School is large Catholic comprehensive school situated in the London Borough of Redbridge and within the Diocese of Brentwood. Ofsted have ranked us as ‘outstanding’ on 5 consecutive occasions and we have a reputation for excellence in all aspects of our service to the children in our school and the wider community. Our school’s inspection reports can be viewed on this link: http://tchs.uk.net/about-us/ofsted/index.html. The highest standards relating to Teaching and Learning are a feature of daily life at Trinity and these significantly and positively impact student progress and attainment. In 2019:
 Progress 8 at Trinity is +0.51 (‘well above’ the national average) and the average Attainment 8 score for all students is 5.87
 The percentage of students at 4+ in both English and Mathematics is 86%
 Percentage of students achieving 5+ 9-7 grades is 34%
 Percentage of students achieving 5+ 9-4 grades is 85%
 8% of all grades at GCSE Level were the top grade 9

We are seeking a teacher who is:
 A History specialist with the ability to teach across all Key Stages and with the aptitude to teach A level in particular.
 Keen to enthuse and challenge our comprehensive in range student population.
 Able to work in a team, accept advice and instruction and, where necessary, deliver on behalf of the team.
 Committed to excellent subject knowledge and the highest standards of student learning.

We can offer the successful candidate:
 A strong commitment to your professional development and wellbeing.
 Opportunity to work with a forward-thinking Headmaster and Senior Leadership Team.
 Non-contact time and Planning, Preparation and Assessment time (PPA) at Trinity is very generous and well above the national minimum requirement of 10% of your timetable.
 A team of highly motivated and talented teachers that work collaboratively to raise standards and secure achievement for all students.
 Well behaved students that are keen to achieve and are respectful of their teachers.
 A well-resourced school and a stimulating environment that is conducive to high quality teaching and learning.

School location

Mornington Road, Woodford Green, Essex, IG8 0TP