2 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Easter Term or Sooner

  • Closing date

    10 December 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

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What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Teacher of Humanities to join our Humanities Department to teach Religious Studies at KS3 and KS4.

We are looking for someone who meets the following criteria:

Subject Expertise:

  • In-depth knowledge of the Humanities subjects, such as History, Geography, or Religious Studies.
  • Familiarity with the national curriculum and assessment frameworks.

Teaching Skills:

  • Classroom management: Ability to create and maintain a positive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Lesson planning: Design engaging and effective lesson plans that cater to diverse learning styles.
  • Differentiation: Tailor teaching methods and materials to meet the needs of individual students.
  • Assessment and feedback: Develop and implement assessments to evaluate student progress and provide constructive feedback.

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:

  • Effective communication: Clearly articulate ideas and instructions to students, parents, and colleagues.
  • Collaboration: Work collaboratively with other teachers, staff, and parents to support students' overall development.
  • Parent-teacher communication: Provide regular updates on student progress and communicate effectively with parents.

Passion for Teaching:

  • Enthusiasm: Display a genuine passion for the subject matter and teaching.
  • Motivation: Inspire and motivate students to achieve their full potential.

What the school offers its staff

We offer our staff an excellent induction programme within a friendly and supportive environment, and are committed to providing high quality professional development. This enables continuous improvement in teaching and learning.

Additional Benefits As a valued member of our team, staff are entitled to the following benefits (*Subject to eligibility criteria):

  • Employer Pension Contribution
  • Access to the “Cycle to Work” scheme
  • Eye test vouchers in partnership with Specsavers
  • Wellbeing Wednesdays to include mindfulness activities such as yoga
  • Staff book club
  • Virtual GP Access – including minors 16 and under
  • Annual onsite Flu Vaccination programme
  • Discounted Tastecard
  • Free onsite parking
  • Staff social events

Commitment to safeguarding

The Appleton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applying for the job

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About The Appleton School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1607 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

About The Appleton School: At The Appleton School, we value the inclusive history of the school, which stretches back to the establishment of the first comprehensive schools in Britain in the 1960s. This still provides an inspiration for us and sits alongside our absolute commitment to provide the best for our community in the 21st century. The Appleton School is a mixed comprehensive school for students aged 11-18 and is a supportive community with strong values in which every student matters. The Appleton School, recognised as a Good school by Ofsted, delivers an ambitious, inclusive and broad & balanced curriculum, enhanced by extra-curricular activities to help broaden learning experiences. In 2023 our students achieved well above the national average for attainment at GCSE 9-4 and 9-5 grades with English and Maths. We offer our staff an excellent induction programme within a friendly and supportive environment, and are committed to providing high quality professional development. This enables continuous improvement in teaching and learning.

Arranging a visit to The Appleton School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email cwebley@theappletonschool.org.

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