Teacher of History 0.7FTE, Cumbria

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The Lakes SchoolCumbria
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Start date: 1st September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: MPS/UPS 0.7FTE
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The Lakes School is seeking a permanent Teacher of History from September 2019. The ability to contribute to the wider humanities curriculum or the wider curriculum offer of the school may be advantageous for a candidate who is seeking a more full-time post.

The post would be suitable for either an NQT or a more experienced teacher but, regardless of length of service, the successful candidate will be highly motivated, creative and innovative. They will challenge and support all students across the ability range and use a variety of teaching strategies to engage students fully and help them make strong progress.  They will be committed to the notion that History is an invaluable part of the curriculum, both on its own merits and as a support to other subjects. History consistently proves to be one of the most popular options at GCSE and attracts a strong cohort of the most able students every year at A-level. For an outstanding candidate, there may be an opportunity to teach History to A-Level. 

Importantly, the successful candidate will benefit from joining a close-knit, dedicated and forward-thinking department and will have the opportunity to adapt the current curriculum to their own interests or experience. Please see the additional information provided for further details.

The Lakes School is a high achieving, fully comprehensive school in the heart of the Lake District and we make full use of our stunning location.  If you would like to become a part of our caring, learning community here in this beautiful part of the country, we look forward to receiving your application.

Further details for this position are available from Mrs Donna Bell, Headteacher’s PA at the school or by emailing employment@lakes.cumbria.sch.uk. Please note that communication with the school will not be possible during the week beginning 18th February 2019 due to half term.

Closing date:  Monday 25th February 2019 at 10am

Interviews:  Thursday 28th February 2019

The Lakes School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people.  This post will be subject to satisfactory enhanced DBS, qualifications and health checks.

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More about The Lakes School
Address: Troutbeck Bridge, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1HW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 15394 40810