This job expired on 8 June 2023

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    8 June 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    24 May 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£28,000 - £43,685

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • A good honours degree relevant to the subject
  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Evidence of recent and relevant further professional development
  • Experience and knowledge
  • A strong classroom teacher
  • Capacity to reflect and respond to feedback
  • Sound grasp of the current educational landscape
  • Experience of teaching History to a high standard
  • Able to engage and enthuse students
  • Able to plan learning effectively
  • Able to work collaboratively with colleagues
  • Confident in using data to inform decision making
  • Personal Relentlessly optimistic Loyal, enthusiastic, passionate
  • Willing to go the extra mile
  • The highest professional standards and the highest expectations of students

What the school offers its staff

Thank you for the interest you have shown in our school and the advertised post of Teacher of History. We have a very simple aim – to be a truly great school where every student achieves great things. Our students are enthusiastic, friendly and kind. They understand the importance of education and work hard in their lessons. As a consequence, the school is a calm, orderly learning environment where the cooperation between staff and students is a great strength. Our ambition to be the very best means we are relentlessly focussed on improving learning and investing in people lies at the heart of our development as a school. We are proud to be a partner in two Teaching School alliances and enjoy close links with Worcester University. Whether you are a recently qualified teacher or more experienced, if you are committed to researching best practice, enjoy sharing and collaborating with colleagues and are looking to work in enthusiastic and are looking to work in a fantastic department, then we would love to hear from you!

Commitment to safeguarding

Whitecross is committed to safeguarding. The post involves contact with children and therefore involves regulated activity. All such posts will be subject to enhanced safeguarding checks.
The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. The school will undertake online checks of shortlisted candidates in accordance with our Privacy Notice for Applicants.

Successful candidates will be required to follow our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy and will also be required to sign a self-disclosure statement. Our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found on our website.

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About Whitecross Hereford

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
940 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number

Whitecross is an 11 to 16, mixed comprehensive academy located in beautiful surroundings on the edge of Hereford with over 945 students on
roll. As a PFI school, we relocated to our new site in 2006 and enjoy fantastic facilities.

We became a specialist sports college in 2004, something that is still very close to our hearts. The message of sporting excellence is a
universal one and the values of teamwork, leadership, hard work and sacrifice lie at the heart of our identity.

This is a school with kindness and compassion at its core where thinking of others is a real strength. It is a place where students take part in an
incredible range of additional experiences outside the classroom, expanding their horizons and enriching their lives and where all students
regardless of starting point or background can excel

Every adult at Whitecross is committed to the following principles.

They form our DNA – the heart of who we are:
⬧ Outstanding learning for all
⬧ We are role models living our values
⬧ The highest standards everywhere

Therefore we:
⬧ Believe everyone belongs and everyone matters
⬧ Know good relationships focussed on learning are vital to success
⬧ Actively inspire and enthuse young people
⬧ Believe every lesson and every moment at school matters
⬧ Believe in overcoming barriers not making excuses
⬧ Embrace feedback and value practice in the pursuit of excellence

So that our students:
⬧ Feel they belong and are safe
⬧ Believe that by working hard they will improve
⬧ Are motivated to achieve great things
⬧ Recognise and realise their potential
⬧ Care about the people around them
⬧ Have outstanding levels of literacy and numeracy
⬧ Make exceptional progress

Arranging a visit to Whitecross Hereford

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email cmcdougall@whitecross.hereford.sch.uk.

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