We are seeking to
appoint an ambitious, talented and inspiring classroom practitioner to teach Humanities
subjects across all ability groups in KS3.
This will include the possibility of Teaching History, Geography and RE
at KS3. At KS4 it will include study
support and teaching our specialist groups in qualifications such as
candidate will have excellent subject knowledge and the ability to inspire and
motivate our ambitious and hardworking pupils. Following a department restructure, as a Teacher of Humanities you will
join our newly formed Humanities and Social Sciences faculty, who pride
themselves on their innovative approach to supporting every student to achieve
their full potential. You will benefit
from entering a new department who are keen to work collaboratively and welcome
forward-thinking initiatives. We are able to offer new colleagues’ advice,
support and professional development opportunities in a friendly, positive and
For the right candidate
with an interest in SEN there is the opportunity to work alongside our SENCO to
develop your skills and expertise through supporting this department, this
could lead to a career pathway supporting SEN students and their families.
We welcome applications from experienced and
early careers teachers.
Our staff are our biggest asset, and the success of
our students depends upon them. A few
things we offer are:
- A comprehensive CPD programme for all
- A supportive, open and approachable
- Friendly colleagues who are always
happy to help each other
- On site parking
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Free tea, coffee and biscuits
you are excited by this post, its challenges and opportunities; if you relish
the prospect of joining our team of committed and excellent staff; We very much
look forward to hearing from you.Please visit our website for
further information or if you would like to discuss this post further please do
not hesitate to contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thurston Community College is a large popular mixed
comprehensive school. It
comprises of two distinct and specialist sites. Our Thurston Campus, for
students from Year 7 to Year 11 is situated four miles east of Bury St Edmunds.
Thurston Sixth; Beyton Campus is located in the nearby village of Beyton,
offering a bespoke centre of excellence for students in Year 12 and Year 13.
Both locations provide an exciting, dynamic learning environment, where
students display a positive attitude to learning and make good progress.
We are a
school that boasts a strong sense of community and prides itself on its culture
of high expectations and values. The wellbeing and education of every young
person is fundamental to us. We work hard to provide a safe and happy
environment within which every student can grow and achieve personal, social
and academic success. We are proud of our inclusive approach and strive
to ensure learning is enjoyable and seen as a lifelong process.
Our purpose is simple; to inspire a love of learning, empower
our college community with the knowledge and skills to help them make
meaningful choices and contribute positively to the world in which we live to achieve excellence in all aspects of
A new Principal was appointed in September 2021 and together with the
Governing Body has set an exciting and aspirational vision for the College over
the next five years.
Humanities is a thriving department with a proven track record of outstanding
student achievement at GCSE and particularly at Advanced level. All
lessons are taught in specialist rooms at both the Thurston and the Beyton
Campuses. Humanities is a popular
subject in the Sixth Form with a large uptake at Advanced level.