Why Teach History at Riverside School?
Riverside School opened in September 2012 with one Year 7 cohort of 120 students. In September 2017 we moved into our new state-of the-art £45m building on the bank of the Thames with 1000 students from Year 7 to 12; we will grow to 2000 over the next 5 years. This is a great career opportunity to be part of a new and expanding school. It is a very special place to work.
Our relentless focus is on teaching and learning, while developing great teachers is our number one priority. Weekly one-to-one tailored coaching sessions, termly lesson study and generous time to plan means teachers are motivated and highly talented. There is a real sense of passion and determination that students and staff bring to all that they do, making Riverside School a superb place both to learn and to work.
The History department is rapidly expanding and offers a full and broad range of professional developmental opportunities for the successful candidate. Applications from NQT’s are encouraged.
We are looking to appoint an innovative and enthusiastic teacher of History with exceptional subject knowledge to join our highly successful and collaborative department.
The successful candidate will:
- Be able to teach at all key stages, including A-Level.
- Show evidence of being, or having the clear potential to be, an outstanding teacher.
- Contribute and show commitment to our innovative and forward thinking department.
- Contribute to intervention programmes and other after-school activities.
- Play a full and active role in the life of the school.
- Be a reflective practitioner who focusses on continuous learning.
- Want to make a real difference to the lives of all young people.
- Be committed to the happiness, well-being and progress of everyone at the school.
- Be able to work on own initiative or as part of a team.
- Commitment to improving the life chances of all students.
- Ability to work under pressure and keep to deadlines.
In return, we can offer you:
- A cohesive team of people who believe in working collaboratively; sharing ideas and supporting each other.
- The opportunity to further develop innovative teaching and learning strategies to ensure students achieve excellence.
- Participation in lesson studies which provide an opportunity for collaborative planning and the detailed and evaluative analysis of specific pedagogical foci.
- Unrivalled CPDL opportunities to further develop your skills as a classroom practitioner and to develop leadership skills as you progress.
If you share in our commitment to achieve excellence for all, we want to hear from you. To find out more about our school please visit http://secondary.riversidecampus.com/. Visits to the school before application are welcomed. Please contact Headteacher: Andy Roberts, on 0208 270 6981 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Location: Riverside School, Renwick Road Barking, IG11 0FU
Closing Date: 12 noon Monday, 19th March 2018
Start Date: July 2018 (NQTs) or September 2018
Salary: MPS or UPS (Inner London) dependent on experience
Riverside School is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.