Teacher of History

Wilsthorpe SchoolDerbyshire

Teacher of History 

Salary: Main / Upper Pay Scale 

Hours: 1 FTE 

Contract term: Permanent 

Start date: September 2021


The school 

Wilsthorpe School is a high-performing academy that is well on the path to becoming an outstanding school. Everyone in the school believes in our journey of improvement and shares common goals. Strong relationships exist between students and staff which are open, warm and friendly and these relationships have led to excellent attitudes to learning. 

The role 

Wilsthorpe School are currently seeking to appoint a Teacher of History to join a faculty of supportive like-minded teachers who share the same vision to inspire our students to be the best they can be. Within this role you will be responsible for delivering engaging lessons at a high standard to our students to achieve this vision. The post would equally suit a confident and ambitious NQT or an experienced teacher with excellent subject knowledge, a willingness to learn and a passion for teaching.

The person 

We are looking for someone who has a real passion for teaching and can demonstrate excellent subject knowledge. The ideal candidate will have a wealth of experience they can bring to Wilsthorpe School of successfully working with students to enable them to reach their potential. 

Why join us

Our academy is part of The Two Counties Trust. The Trust has a forward-thinking HR strategy with all the professional benefits that this brings for our staff. We make a significant investment in all of our employees to ensure we can recruit and retain the most talented people. We offer:

  • Highly competitive pay and pay progression opportunities. Our salaries for leadership and teachers on the Upper Pay Scale and in receipt of a TLR are above national pay scales.
  • Free car parking.
  • An increasing array of employee benefits and lifestyle options including discounted healthcare, gym membership and extensive high street retail discounts.
  • The ability to request flexible working. 
  • Entry to a career average pension scheme.
  • A full induction and a strong commitment to your professional development. 
  • Opportunities to experience and share practice in our partner schools across the Trust.
  • A stimulating, supportive and rewarding working environment with a dedicated team of like-minded professionals; the successful candidate will join an established network of SENCOs across the Trust.
  • Excellent opportunities to develop your skills and to progress your career.


The closing date for applications is: Monday 1 March 2021

Interviews will be held on: Week commencing 8 March 2021. Please note this may change due to pending national announcements about reopening of schools.   


We are committed to the safeguarding of all children and young people. Any offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced DBS disclosure, receipt of references and successful completion of vetting procedures.

We are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and candidates who meet the minimum job criteria will be given an opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at interview.

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