Teacher of History Vandyke Upper School, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire

Job description

An exciting opportunity to be part of a strong team in a growing and thriving Academy with a clear vision and ambition for our students.
We are looking to appoint a full time teacher of History to join our outstanding team of teachers. This post would suit either an experienced or newly-qualified teacher. The ethos of the team is extremely supportive and positive, with a proven track record of outstanding outcomes. History has consistently been a strength of the school which is reflected in all external quality assurance and exam results.
The successful candidate will need to be reflective, innovative, and be willing to learn any new skills required to support the ever-changing needs of a demanding, rigorous and exciting History curriculum. You will be joining a highly effective team who share the same goal: to move student experience and outcomes further forward. To this end, reflective practice and collaboration both in the department and across the school is vital.

Essential educational requirements

Degree, PGCE

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

Thorough understanding of the curriculum area relevant to the post
Understanding of the current educational agenda and especially:
Assessment for Learning
Teaching and Learning Styles
Active Learning
Application and use of Learning Goals

About Vandyke Upper School

A high achieving school where everyone matters. At Vandyke we believe that the ingredients for effective learning and high achievement include outstanding teaching, high expectations and an atmosphere within which relationships flourish. We pride ourselves on the school’s high standards and inclusive reputation.

Vandyke Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 3DY
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