17 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    27 August 2024

  • Closing date

    11 March 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

Teacher of History

Permanent (MPS/UPS)

Full time (Part time may be considered)

Required from 27 August 2024, a colleague to join our excellent Humanities Faculty with an ability and desire to make the learning of History vibrant, accessible and enjoyable, as well as helping students across the age and ability range to achieve great grades. The successful candidate will be able to teach to GCSE level. We can also provide support for Early Careers Framework teachers if appropriate.

What the school offers its staff

Woodbrook Vale School is an award winning and over-subscribed 11-16 single academy trust located within the university town of Loughborough. The school is an Ofsted-rated “good” school (February 2022) and has a track record of excellent GCSE results. The successful candidate will have a unique opportunity to innovate and further build upon the school’s success to ensure students aspire to be the best they can possibly be.

The school ethos engenders a supportive learning environment and we are committed to giving every student the drive to ‘aspire, enjoy, and succeed’. Our approach to teaching and learning is informed by our work on growth mindset and knowledge-based approaches. Our school culture is predicated on the importance of character education and we were recently quoted as being one of the leading schools in the country for character education.

We have invested heavily in our buildings and infrastructure over recent years to create a highly attractive school site. We hold the Silver Investors in People Award and are known for our work to promote staff well-being and job satisfaction. The school regularly provides internal opportunities for TLRs, both permanent and temporary and believes in bringing on new talent.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This position is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to pbradshaw@wbvs.co.uk

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About Woodbrook Vale School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
837 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01509 557560

Woodbrook Vale School is a popular and highly successful 11-16 single academy trust located within the university town of Loughborough. The school is an Ofsted-rated “good” school (Feb 2022) and has a track record of excellent GCSE results. The successful candidate will have a unique opportunity to build upon the school’s success and ensure students aspire to be the best they can possibly be.
The school ethos engenders a supportive learning environment and we are committed to giving every student the drive to ‘aspire, enjoy, succeed’. We are proud of our approach to teaching and learning informed by work on growth mindset and knowledge based approaches. We have excellent facilities and have invested heavily in our buildings and infrastructure over recent years to create a highly attractive school site. We hold the Silver Investors in People Award and are known for our work to promote staff well-being and job satisfaction.

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