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  • Start date details

    To commence September 2024

  • Closing date

    10 April 2024 at 1pm

  • Date listed

    14 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Geography, History, Religious Education

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Teacher of Humanities (Specialist in Geography, History or RE) job summary

Teacher of Humanities (Specialist in Geography, History or RE)


1.0 Full Time


To commence September 2024

Batley Multi Academy Trust’s sole purpose is to provide a great education for Primary and Secondary learners throughout a local family of schools. The Trust is passionately committed to the communities of Batley, Birstall, Dewsbury and our surrounding areas, serving our local learners and their families in order to secure excellent educational outcomes, partnered with high aspirations. Batley Multi Academy Trust currently comprises Batley Girls’ High School, Upper Batley High School, Batley Grammar School, Healey Junior, Infant and Nursery School, Field Lane Junior, Infant and Nursery School and Manorfield Infant and Nursery School. We provide high quality education for all young people. This collaboration enables us to share expertise, knowledge and best practice to ensure academic and pastoral excellence throughout all of our schools, with all schools embracing the same overall ethos and values, whilst maintaining their own unique characters.

Batley Grammar School is a “good school” (Ofsted Oct 2018) and we continue our school improvement journey to become an outstanding school. We aim to combine our traditional ethos and culture together with a modern approach to teaching and learning. Visitors regularly comment about the friendly atmosphere and calm, purposeful learning environment being quite palpable. “Staff are proud of their school ….”; “It is a place where pupils can indeed ‘believe, grow and succeed”; “Pupils are committed to learning, they are respectful in classrooms and they try their best”; “Your school is a calm place to be, and a happy place to learn”. (Ofsted October 2018) At Batley Grammar School we value staff who take pride in their work and who are willing to contribute fully to the life of the school including its extra-curricular programme.

You will lead and deliver outstanding teaching and learning of Humanities supporting the Director of Learning by teaching Humanities in the school.

We are seeking to appoint an innovative Teacher of Humanities to join our successful and hardworking team. To be a committed colleague in the Discover faculty to continually enhance our provision for our learners. The successful applicant will be student centred and a collaborative practitioner. A willingness to develop the extra-curricular provision of the faculty would also be welcomed.

The post offers excellent opportunities for a committed teacher with good knowledge of the GCSE syllabi to teach Geography, History or RE at KS3 and KS4, as well as an ability to teach across other Humanities subjects in KS3.

The school offers:

  • A strong leadership team committed to staff development and student outcomes;

  • An excellent reputation for extra-curricular opportunities, qualities we wish to preserve;

  • A particularly hard working and positive team of staff;

  • Supportive parents and governors and delightful students and pupils;

  • A comprehensive induction programme;

  • Further opportunities as we develop within Batley Multi Academy Trust

This is an exciting opportunity to join a supportive forward thinking Trust, who in return for your commitment and hard work, will support you to achieve your own career goals and aspirations.

Please contact the People and Talent team on 01924 942076/recruitment@batleymat.co.uk, if you have any questions or to arrange a visit.

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 10 April 2024 at Midday

Interviews will be held week commencing 15 April 2024

Batley Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check for Regulated Activity and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed.

Batley Multi Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Batley Grammar School

School type
Free School, ages 3 to 16
School size
1008 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 16

School location

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