Teacher of Geography & History - Second in Communications Faculty, North Yorkshire

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George Pindar SchoolNorth Yorkshire

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Start date: 16 April 2018 or by negotiation
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 2.1 - £3551 plus
Contract term: Permanent

Relocation package available (for removal expenses only) up to £2,000

Are you seeking a new challenge where you can shape and transform young people's futures? Would you like to gain recognition for your skills and abilities to engage with students and enhance their ability to achieve? Are you ready to develop your career in an environment where you will be supported to make a difference and encouraged to deliver innovative and creative teaching?

We would like to hear from you if you feel you can make a difference, supporting our school on a journey to change. We will support you to develop your career and grow your skills, as you coach and lead colleagues to progress their practice.

In return for your hard work and commitment we will provide:

  • A tailored programme of CPD to include a fully funded place on the prestigious and nationally recognised NPQML (subject to the course criteria being met).
  • A brand new laptop to support you with planning and preparation.
  • Investment in your professional development; One day off timetable per year for the first 3 years to observe outstanding practice.
  • Access to the staff 'Everybody Benefits' package, including discounts and savings from High Street retailers and salary sacrifice for childcare vouchers or cycle to work.
  • Information to help you to find accommodation, including up to £2,000 for removal expenses.

This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity for a committed, ambitious and talented professional. You will work in partnership with our Head of Faculty to develop the education of our students, through your input and innovation. George Pindar School is a school where teachers make a difference every day to the life chances of its students. The Governors and Headteacher are ambitious for every one of its students.

The Headteacher and Senior Leadership team work hard to support and develop all our staff. We are keen to receive applications from teachers with a range of experience and skills and are happy to consider applicants who may have only been teaching for a few years or equally those with more experience. You will be creative in your approach, able to teach Geography and History at Key Stage 3 and preferably both Geography & History at Key Stage 4 and be keen to develop and share new ideas with a key focus on student attainment.

We are a small 11-16 Community Comprehensive School located on the edge of the popular town of Scarborough, we're located less than 5 minutes from the A64 and are easily accessible from York. Scarborough is a renowned Spa town with great shopping and attractive coastal walkways. We're located only 10 minutes' drive from the North Yorkshire Moors offering leisure activities aplenty - it is a great place to live and work.

"The new headteacher has a clear and ambitious vision for the school. He is taking effective steps to get the school on track." (Ofsted 2017)

Are you an excellent practitioner with the ability to motivate and inspire both students and staff? If so, we encourage you to come and visit us in school to meet our staff and students and we would be delighted to show you around and share with you our exciting plans for the Communications Faculty. To request an application pack or arrange a visit, please contact Alison Cooper at the school or email alison.cooper@gps.n-yorks.sch.uk  

Deadline for Receipt of Applications: Midday on Wednesday 21 February 2018

Interviews to be held on: Monday 26 February 2018

George Pindar School is committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aims to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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More about George Pindar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Moor Lane, Eastfield, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 3LW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1723 582194