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Teacher of History

Vandyke Upper School, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire

Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject History
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

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

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1099 pupils enrolled
Age range 13 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Vandyke Upper School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@vandyke.cbeds.co.uk

About Vandyke Upper School

School location

Vandyke Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 3DY