Teacher of Humanities

Felixstowe School, Felixstowe, Suffolk, IP11 9QR

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    30 June 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    22 February 2022

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MPR/UPR (£25,714 - £41,604 p/a)

Teacher of Humanities job summary

We are looking to appoint an outstanding Teacher of Humanities on a permanent contract basis. You will be joining a hard-working, well-qualified and very friendly group of teachers who want the Humanities subject to be seen as lively and exciting. The ability to teach Humanities to A-Level would be advantageous.

Our school is an amazing place, full of wonderful students and staff. We pride ourselves on taking an evidence-based approach to innovation, meaning that we choose strategies that impact on student progress and teacher workload.

Our sensible and realistic policies include an excellent behaviour policy, and a whole class feedback policy.

Our modern facilities provide an excellent environment to work in, and our thriving Sixth Form continues to grow, as do the numbers in other year groups; our 2021 Year 7 intake is the largest in ten years as the school becomes increasingly popular.

We welcome a visit to meet our staff and students in line with our COVID protocols. Please contact Emma Wilson-Downes, Headteacher on 01394 288228 or ewilson-downes@fxs.org.uk

The ideal candidate will:
- Be an excellent Humanities teacher who truly is passionate about the subject;
- Be a committed team player;
- Have the ability to engage and inspire pupils and build excellent relationships;
- Be committed to Felixstowe School's ethos;
- Be passionate and ambitious about their own career development.

Applications are warmly encouraged from Early Career Teachers, for whom excellent facilities and support exists.

For more information about the school, visit the School website www.fxa.org.uk

For more information on our Trust, Unity Schools Partnership, visit the Trust website www.unitysp.co.uk

All applications must be submitted via our Trust online application portal.

Closing Date: 09:00am, 30th June 2022

Interviews: w/c 4th July 2022 (or earlier)

To apply, please visit https://candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/163828TVS

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate prior to the closing date. We only accept applications submitted online via our careers website and which are completed before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible and advise you check the job information as per the listing on our careers site.

Unity Schools Partnership is committed to safer recruitment, equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.

We care deeply about inclusive working practices and diverse teams. If you’d prefer to work part-time or as a job-share, we’ll facilitate this wherever we can – whether to help you meet other commitments or to help you strike a great work-life balance. We’re keen to ensure we’re designing an organisation that works for everyone, so we particularly encourage applications from different under-represented groups.

Unity Schools Partnership, welcoming diversity.

Applying for the job

To apply, please visit https://candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/163828TVS

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About Felixstowe School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1164 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Contact phone number
01394 288228

We are proud to be a comprehensive school, where students from all backgrounds and abilities can come together to be part of our school. Students can be proud to be a member of the Felixstowe School community, and of the wider community within Felixstowe. We want our students to achieve their full potential, enjoying an education that develops their skills and enhances their strengths and aptitudes. We also recognise that each student is part of a wider, national and global community outside of Felixstowe, and to this end we want our students also to develop into outstanding citizens, and contribute to the society in which they live.

Arranging a visit to Felixstowe School

For more information or to arrange a visit please contact Emma Wilson-Downes, Headteacher, on 01394 288228 or ewilson-downes@fxs.org.uk.

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