History Teacher, Coventry

Closing date:New this week

Cardinal Wiseman Catholic SchoolCoventry

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teacher Pay Scale
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

History Teacher – Fixed Term contract - Cardinal Wiseman


On behalf of the Academy Committee, we are seeking an inspirational, highly motivated and innovative Teacher of History to join our school and Humanities Faculty at Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School within The Romero Catholic Academy. This is an exciting time to be part of a growing team as we strive for academic excellence for all students in our care.

The Teacher of History position is an ideal opportunity to work with a passionate and dedicated team to continue building on the recent record of examination success within the department. This is an ideal opportunity for an NQT or an experienced teacher seeking a new challenge. The ability to also teach at KS4 and KS5 would be essential.

History is currently the most popular option chosen by our students at GCSE. We have worked hard to design our curriculum so that it enables our students to make good progress but also captures their hearts and minds triggering a curiosity for the subject leading to a deeper understanding of the issues raised. We believe that learning does not solely occur in the classroom and have organised many successful trips overseas to support our GCSE teaching but also to bring History to life. 

Cardinal Wiseman is an 11-18 school in the north-east of Coventry which is on a journey of improvement. The school’s GCSE results in summer 2017 history had a pass rate of 80% A*-C and at A-Level we achieved 100% A*-B. This posts is instrumental in driving improvement in the school to enable even more students to achieve their full potential. If you are a dynamic, passionate and motivated teacher of history who is focused on helping students achieve their true potential, we would welcome your application.


Completed applications should be sent to HR hr@romerocoventry.sch.uk, by 12 noon 27th of January 2019. 

Interviews date TBC.

Please note, we reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.

An immediate start could be offered for the right candidate.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students. All offers of employment will be subject to an enhanced DBS checks.

Whilst being a Catholic is not a requirement, you must be willing to support the Catholic life and ethos in our academies.

Although this vacancy is offered on a full-time, term time basis there may be some flexibility regarding working hours, subject to the Team being able to meet service delivery needs. Please make your preferred working pattern clear in your application.

Application forms are available to download from www.romeromac.com/vacancies  Only CES application forms will be accepted. All sections of the CES application form must be completed.

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Potters Green Road, Potters Green, Coventry, West Midlands, CV2 2AJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 24 7661 7231
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