Teacher of Humanities Rye College, Rye

Job description

Rye College is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, energetic and adaptable Teacher of Humanities (History and/or Geography), who can demonstrate excellent subject knowledge, to join our highly-motivated team. We are driven by a pursuit of high academic standards regardless of background and a desire for all students to experience an exceptional education. We are open to applications from experienced teachers or ambitious newcomers.

Our ideal candidate will:

• Be an excellent teacher to students of all abilities in key stages 3 and 4;
• Have a love of the subject and desire and ability to convey this to students;
• Be enthusiastic, energetic and open to innovation;
• Possess effective communication skills and be emotionally intelligent;
• Possess effective ICT skills and be open to new uses of technology in the workplace;
• Be committed to extra-curricular activities including lunch time activities;
• Be committed to continuing professional learning;
• Have integrity, optimism and a good sense of humour;
• Hold a good honours degree along with qualified teacher status.

Essential educational requirements

Degree or equivalent

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status/QTLS

Essential skills and experience

Teach challenging and well organised lessons across the age and ability range

Employee benefits


In return, we offer:
•A happy community committed to the professional development of all colleagues;
•A distinctive local context ensuring we place inclusivity at the heart of all we do;
•A skilled and experienced team of teachers and other professionals;
•A motivated leadership team leading rapid improvement to the students’ life chances;
•A college in which the students are enthusiastic, engaging and thoughtful.

We would be pleased to welcome you for an informal visit to our college prior to application.

About Rye College

Love Lane, Rye, TN31 7NQ
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