Published
July 2, 2024
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We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Teacher of History to join our dynamic Humanities department
Salary
MPS commensurate with experience
Working Pattern
Full time
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Closing Date
July 15, 2024

Description

Are you eager to ignite a passion for History in the next generation? Are you committed to continuously expanding your own expertise in both your subject and teaching methods? Are you seeking a collaborative and nurturing environment to thrive and evolve professionally?

We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Teacher of History to join our dynamic Humanities department. The successful candidate will have a genuine enthusiasm for their subject and a commitment to delivering engaging and innovative lessons that inspire students to explore the past and develop a deep understanding of historical events, themes, and concepts.

If you are passionate about History and dedicated to inspiring the next generation of learners, we would love to hear from you.

The ideal candidate will:

  • be passionate about their subject(s) and be able to communicate the importance of the subject with students.
  • be organised, efficient, reliable and strive to meet high standards and expectations.
  • be able to inspire students from a range of backgrounds and abilities and help them strive to be better people.
  • be an excellent classroom practitioner and confident to deliver their subject(s).

We welcome applications from both ECT’s and experienced teachers.

The Leigh Academy Hugh Christie is a very special place to work and pre-application visits or phone calls are both encouraged and welcomed. If you would like to arrange to discuss the role with a member of the team, please contact the Recruitment Team on Joinus@latrust.org.uk. 

Working with us: Hugh Christie School has recently become part of the Leigh Academy Trust and we look forward to exciting times ahead with wonderful opportunities it will bring for our staff and students. Following the academisation, the School is now known as Leigh Academy Hugh Christie.

Leigh Academy Hugh Christie offers a broad curriculum designed to cater to the diverse needs and interests of its students. From traditional subjects like English, mathematics, and science to vocational courses and extracurricular activities, the academy strives to provide a comprehensive education that prepares students for success in further education, employment, and life beyond school.

Beyond academics, Leigh Academy Hugh Christie places a significant emphasis on personal development and character education. Through its pastoral care system, the academy supports students in their social, emotional, and personal growth, fostering a positive and inclusive school culture.

The academy also prides itself on its strong sense of community and engagement with parents, carers, and the wider community. Through various initiatives and partnerships, Leigh Academy Hugh Christie seeks to enrich the educational experience of its students and contribute positively to the local area.

In summary, Leigh Academy Hugh Christie is a thriving secondary school committed to academic excellence, personal development, and community engagement. With a rich history and a dedication to nurturing well-rounded individuals, it continues to provide a supportive and inspiring environment for its students to thrive and succeed.

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st April 2024, our Trust comprises 32 geographically organised academies (16 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating more than 20,000 students and employing 3,000 talented staff. Nearly 40% of our academies are judged outstanding overall by Ofsted, versus 15% nationally. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust, you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates - you can read more about this in our Recruitment Guidance. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not discriminating on any grounds.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.
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