Teacher of History, Crayford, Kent/South East London

Closing date:Expiring soon

Haberdashers' Aske's Crayford AcademyCrayford, Kent/South East London

Date posted:
Start date: Jan-April
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + OLW
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of History

Salary: MPS/UPS + OLW

The Federation and Academy

Haberdashers’ Aske’s Crayford Academy is a very successful 3-18 school, proud to belong to the Haberdashers’ Aske’s Federation. We offer an exciting and innovative model for education within the community that we serve, with broad appeal to parents and pupils alike.

Offering education across all key stages which has consistently been judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted, most recently in May 2018

Facilities at the school are first class; from the building itself to the resources which support the delivery of a broad curriculum including an extremely popular and well maintained Learning Resource Centre. Our playing fields, gymnasium, drama theatre and ICT facilities all contribute to ensuring we deliver an education for character, a feature of all Haberdashers’ schools that is part of our DNA.

We take a comprehensive mix of children and expect nothing less than the highest personal goals for each pupil.  Where pupils are disadvantaged, we expect them to make rapid progress to catch up with their peers. Our focus is to ensure each child we teach can read, write and do mathematics to a good standard in order to be successful in their education and life.

Haberdashers’ Aske’s Crayford Academy is 30 minutes from London Bridge by train and the school’s proximity to the capital is a strong factor in enabling teachers to enhance the cultural experience for our pupils through enrichment activities.

The Role

We are looking to appoint a highly competent History teacher with strong subject knowledge to support the continuing development of the History curriculum and to join a dynamic and forward thinking department.  

You will be part of the History team teaching a very popular subject at Crayford Academy.  The post holder will be an innovative and forward looking individual who can inspire students and contribute fully to an active Humanities team.   We will expect you to teach pupils across the full age and ability range present in the school in order to ensure the highest possible standards of pupil achievement, personal development and wellbeing, promoting interest in the subject across the full age range of the school with the opportunity to teach at KS5 in a number of areas.   

The Candidate

We are seeking a strong, well qualified practitioner with a degree and a teaching qualification who is keen to develop their own practice to the highest level and take advantage of our excellent professional learning. The candidate must be a compelling communicator with an ability to champion the subject to pupils with a fully comprehensive range of abilities. You will also bring real energy and dynamism to the role, alongside genuine enthusiasm and passion for your subject. 

Teacher’s of Humanities are also encouraged to apply.

If you feel that this position is of interest then we would like to hear from you.  We would like to hear from candidates who can start at Easter, or where possible earlier (January or February)

Application 

A full recruitment pack  and person specification can be found on our website:  www.haaf.org.uk

If you would like to apply for this position, please visit our website and complete the appropriate application form including equal opportunities monitoring form. You can also apply via the TES below. 

Applications should be returned to Lauren Exford, HR Administrator (crayfordhr@haaf.org.uk), quoting reference number: 017/History Teacher/2018-19/CALE

Haberdashers’ Aske’s Crayford Academy Academy is commited to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Closing date: 23rd November 2018, 12 Noon

Interview date: TBC



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More about Haberdashers' Aske's Crayford Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: South Campus, Iron Mill Lane, Crayford, Kent, DA1 4RS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1322 402180
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