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Experienced history teacher needed in south London

History teacher needed at outstanding academy in south London

This is a mixed, 11-18 academy with Technology College status.  It is committed to providing a caring, disciplined atmosphere in which to promote academic excellence, so that every pupil can prepare confidently for a fast changing world. This is reflected in its successful examination results and the provision of a wide range of activities both within and outside the school. Full use is made of the very latest technology with computing facilities a feature of teaching in all subjects. The school has also received national awards for sport, extra-curricular activities and high achievement.

Last year,  90% of pupils achieved 5 or more A*-C grades at GCSE, 80% with both English and Mathematics, and record numbers achieved the English Baccalaureate.  Results at A level were similarly impressive and the majority of A level students went on to pursue further study at good universities.

Ofsted gave this school an overall rating of “Outstanding” at its previous two inspections.  In particular, they commented that, “The school provides an inspirational learning environment”, “The excellent pastoral system has resulted in outstanding personal development” and “Students display respectful and exemplary behaviour”.

The headteacher is now looking to appoint an experienced teacher of English to join her exemplary staff, teaching all age groups including KS5.  To apply for this role, you will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and eligibility to work in the UK
  • At least one year’s experience teaching History to GCSE (ideally experience of teaching A level)
  • Innovative and interactive approach to teaching
  • Commitment to raise the quality of teaching further to ensure that even more students make exceptional progress
  • Ability to provide opportunities in lessons for students to make decisions and take greater responsibility for their own learning
  • Dedication to ensure that feedback students receive on their work is constructive and provides them with the next steps needed to progress

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Rate: £165 per day
Subject: History
Location: South London
Job Type: supply cover


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