Teacher of Humanities

Humphry Davy School, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 2TG

This job expired on 18 May 2022

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    18 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    6 May 2022

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MPS 1 - UPR 3 £25,714 - £41,604

Teacher of Humanities job summary


Start: 1st September 2022
Contract type: Full time (1.0 FTE)
Salary: MPS1 - UPR3
Contract term: Permanent

Required for September 2022 a dynamic and energetic teacher of Humanities who can motivate, engage and inspire students through their passion for Humanities, creative teaching, presence and personality. Applicants with experience in the teaching of History, Geography, PSHE and or Beliefs and Ethics (RS) are all welcome to add their knowledge and enthusiasm to our highly regarded Humanities faculty.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our popular and expanding school in beautiful West Cornwall, committed to ensuring the highest quality of education for all our students. Ofsted (Short Inspection November 2016) judged the school as ‘good’ and stated, “Across the school we found that pupils were very keen to learn. Pupils we spoke with enjoy coming to school and feel that they are making good progress. Pupils are well-mannered and keen to tell visitors how good the school is and how it keeps them safe”.

Applications are welcome from both NQTs and other teachers looking to broaden their experience who share our vision to create an inspiring and vibrant place for learning which enriches, and is a valued part of the Penzance community. The successful applicant can be assured of our full support in their further professional and career development. If you have the energy, drive and inspiration, we look forward to hearing from you.

For further details, including application form, please visit our school website www.humphry-davy.cornwall.sch.uk

Closing Date: Wednesday 18th May 2022
Interviews : Wednesday 25th May 2022

Humphry Davy School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff are subject to pre employment checks which include applying for an enhanced DBS disclosure

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About Humphry Davy School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
844 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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Humphry Davy School, situated in beautiful West Cornwall, has a long-standing well-deserved reputation for its caring approach and an ethos which encourages, supports and develops students of all abilities – from those with specific learning difficulties right through to the most able, gifted and talented. Our standard of care has never fallen, whilst the standard of achievement has continued rising to the consistently high levels seen today. The two are not mutually exclusive and by focusing upon each and every individual’s needs to enable them to flourish, the climate for learning will be enhanced, the whole school community will grow and the outcomes will only ever continue upwards.

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Contact the Head's PA, Mrs Hopkins, on 01736 352124

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