Teacher of History

The Chalk Hills Academy - Part of the Shared Learning Trust

  • MPS/UPS £30,000 - £46,525 Annually (Actual)
  • Luton / South East
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 2 weeks ago

Teacher of History

We have a great opportunity for a self-motivated Teacher of History to join our wonderful Department. The Chalk Hills Academy are proud of the unrivalled education experience offered and you will certainly benefit from forward-thinking and supportive leadership, an encouraging and enthusiastic staff body and enterprising students.  Our academy has state of the art facilities, fit for all your teaching needs.  

A Teacher with the enthusiasm and passion for your subject, you will be required to teach across KS3 and KS4 to the whole range of student abilities. We welcome applications from ECTs who are embarking on starting their teaching career and from more experienced colleagues. 

It’s incredibly important to us here at The Chalk Hills Academy that all our teachers feel valued, listened to, mentored, challenged and given adequate opportunities to develop. As a Teaching Trust, we offer exceptional teacher training and high-quality professional development programmes catered to your needs. Consequently, we have many success stories of teachers that have joined us and been given excellent CPD and training that has allowed them to climb the career ladder.

If you want to grow and develop in a fast paced, dynamic and successful Academy, come and join us at The Chalk Hills Academy!

 

Key Duties 

·       Be able to develop, plan and deliver effective and high-quality learning experiences to all students

·       Be an aspirational professional who is enthusiastic, influential and committed to working in pursuit of success for the academy and its learners.  

·       To set high expectations for all pupils, to deepen their knowledge and understanding and to maximise their achievement.

·       To assess pupils’ work systematically and use the results to inform future planning, teaching and curricular development.

 

The successful candidate will have

·   Enthusiastic team-orienteered teacher that can support in the continued development of a knowledge-rich curriculum. The candidate will be able to support the Head of History in achieving this aim.

·   Key Stage 4 and 5 experience would be advantageous.

·   Someone with a passion for History and bringing new ideas to improve the learning with the subject.

·   Good behaviour management and building of relationships with students.

 

Job Specifics

Start date:   September 2024

Salary:          MPS / UPS  dependent on experience

Job Role:     Permanent, Full-time

 

The Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint a suitable candidate before the deadline date.

 

 

The Shared Learning Trust – Staff Benefits

We offer a fantastic range of benefits across our trust, supporting our staff in a variety of ways. From an extensive Wellbeing package to an onsite car wash, you can be reassured that we have your best interests at heart.

Perkbox and Perkbox Medical

NPQ’s Teacher Development Trust and training courses with The National College

Staff social events, including 5 a-side football and BBQs

Reduced gym membership rates and free on-site gym

Staff recognition with reward shopping vouchers

On-site Indian head or shoulder massage

Online delivery drop off service, including Amazon

Free eye test vouchers

Support for all staff with an experienced licensed counsellor

Free tea and coffee plus a reusable bamboo coffee cup for new starters

Free onsite car parking at all academies

Cycle to work scheme

Enhanced pension employers’ contribution and death in service payment

Refer a friend £500 bonus scheme

 

Safeguarding

We believe in the safeguarding and welfare of children and expect all staff to share this view’.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer.

The Department for Education (DfE) has set out statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ for schools and colleges on safeguarding.

Safeguarding is defined in paragraph 4 as:

“Protecting children from maltreatment; preventing impairment of children’s health or development; ensuring that children grow up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care; and taking action to enable all children to have the best outcomes.”

The definition of ‘children’ includes everyone under the age of 18.

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