A Level Teacher - History and Politics, Gateshead

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Gateshead CollegeGateshead

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £27,769 - £34,174 per annum
Contract term: Maternity Cover

Overview of post

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an A-Level Teacher to deliver AQA AS/A Level History and Politics at the main Baltic campus. 

You should have a proven track record and experience of delivering excellent results at AS and A2. You must be an inspiring, dedicated, flexible and enthusiastic teacher and will have responsibility for preparation of high quality lesson documentation and resources and would be expected to share best practice and resources with all staff in the department. 

You would be required to work as part of the course team and support the curriculum leader and manager to improve learner punctuality, attendance, retention, achievement and success. You must have experience teaching and assessing on 

A- Level programmes and should have experience and knowledge of quality processes and procedures including internal moderation.

The role requires you to monitor and track the learner journey and to ensure appropriate support is implemented to maximise learner achievement, success and excellent outcomes for all learners. You will have a solution focused and positive work ethic and will share best practice with other members of the team. You will be required to be flexible in your approach with a ‘can-do, will-do’ attitude.  

You should have excellent communication and ICT skills, be highly organised with excellent time management skills and be able to work independently as well as part of a team. You must be able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.  The successful applicants will have a related degree level/ vocational qualification in the curriculum area.

If the above is something that interests you please read the full job description and person specification, if you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then apply now including a supporting statement which demonstrates how you meet the requirements of the role, no later than midnight 20th August 2019, interviews are being held on 2nd September 2019

Once you have submitted your online application you will receive an acknowledgement email from hrsystems@gateshead.ac.uk.  All candidates will be notified of the outcome of their application by email. If you are short-listed, the email will provide you with everything you need to know about the selection process. You are encouraged to check your emails regularly.

About the College

As an outstanding organisation and business (Ofsted 2015) we pride ourselves on the very highest standards and look to recruit people to join our team who share our passion for ensuring that our students have the best possible opportunity to secure a prosperous future. We have been ranked the best performing college in England for post 16 education and training.  In 2018, the college was named the Top Company to Work For in the North East and also Best Not-For-Profit company in the region.* We provide education with employment edge; it is one of the things that sets us apart from other colleges and has made us so successful.  

*Awarded by NCJ Media – Best Place to Work North East 2018

Gateshead College take all reasonably practicable measures to reduce the risks presented to employees undertaking business-driving duties as part of their role to an acceptable level as required under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999. If you are required to drive as part of your role, it is essential that you provide us with a copy of your Business insurance certificate, and a copy of your driving license and vehicle check.

Our Benefits

We also have excellent benefits to offer with this role; 47 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time), a career average pension with Teachers Pension Scheme, a fantastic rewards scheme on discounts at a host of retailers exclusively for Gateshead College employees, free gym membership, on-site parking, company sick pay, discount on public transport, cycle to work scheme, flexible working, hair and beauty salon discounts, and many more!

 Gateshead College is committed to Equality and Diversity and Safeguarding the Welfare of Children, Young People and Adults at Risk.



More about Gateshead College
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Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Baltic Campus, Quarryfield Road, Baltic Business Quarter, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 3BE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 191 4900300
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