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This job expired on 21 May 2024

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Subject

History

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (Actual) M1 - UPS3

Teacher of History job summary

This is an exciting opportunity to join an academy in Weymouth within Ambitions Academies Trust. Dynamic, forward thinking and absolutely committed to changing the lives of all young people, we are seeking new colleagues who will share our inclusive and positive ethos as our pupil numbers continue to rise.

Who are we looking for?

  • Unconditional positive regard for young people and high expectations of what they can achieve.
  • A positive and proactive classroom practitioner with a clear sense of “what good learning looks like”.
  • Excellent subject knowledge and a belief that all teachers are lifelong learners.
  • Good organisational and motivational skills to support pupils of all abilities and needs.

Our mantra, ‘High Expectations lead to High Achievers’ applies to everyone who is involved in the academy, whatever their role and we place a strong emphasis on staff well-being.

What We have to Offer:

  • A visible and approachable senior leadership team and an enthusiastic and committed team of teachers and support staff.
  • A strong support network both within the school and across Ambitions Academies Trust.
  • All staff are part of a professional learning community in which evidence-informed CPD is designed to meet individual needs.
  • Strong potential for career progression.
  • A culture that respects work-life balance and an ongoing commitment to wellbeing with a dedicated Wellbeing Champion.
  • An Employee Assistance Programme including in the moment support and counselling sessions with an external provider.
  • AAT Staff benefits include free eye testing for DSE users through Specsavers, free will writing through Dunham McCarthy Solicitors and reduced price corporate gym membership through BH Live.
  • A competitive pension through Teachers’ Pensions or The Local Government Pension Scheme for support staff.
  • A thriving CPD programme that allows staff at Wey Valley Academy to share best practice in the school and within our Trust schools.
  • Opportunities to develop as a leader through our “Developing Leaders” CPD programme.
  • A strong commitment to the ECT programme with links to the Ambitions Teaching School and several networks such as Winchester University and Exeter University.
  • Opportunities to be involved with Teach First, a national ITT programme. Wey Valley Academy was used in a recent national advertising campaign and our links are going from strength to strength.

Should you wish to arrange a visit or an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Victoria Simmonds; HR Academy Lead at victoria.simmonds@weyvalley-academy.co.uk.

Ambitions Academies Trust (AAT) comprises schools from all sectors: mainstream (primary and secondary) and special. AAT secures outstanding achievement and improved life chances of all our pupils. All our Academies have high expectations as the focus of their work. We are strongly committed to supporting colleagues in developing their careers further and offering excellent CPD opportunities

Please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment as AAT reserves the right to close applications early.

Please note we DO NOT accept applications by CV and are unable to offer Visa Sponsorship.

Ambitions Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Rigorous checks will be made of the successful applicant’s background credentials, including enhanced DBS checks and an online search

High Expectations lead to High Achievers

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Wey Valley Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
962 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

School location

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