Manchester Mesivta is excited to offer the role of Teacher of History within our rapidly growing Jewish boy’s school. The role will involve teaching of a range of humanities subjects across KS3 and History at KS4 and KS5. We are keen to take a staff member who we can support and build in their subject knowledge and skills to be versatile and outstanding in all areas. We are looking for someone who is passionate about their subject and determined in their mission to impart knowledge, skills and understanding to all of our young people, whilst exciting and engaging them in their learning. The successful applicant will have a strong grounding in History, but may also have a grounding in other subjects such as; Geography, Politics, Economics or a Modern Foreign Language. This post is ideal for a NQT or early career teacher who is looking for an opportunity to grow and develop their practice within a supportive school setting.
By joining Manchester Mesivta you will be working within a centre that boasts small class sizes, exceptional results and performance, and a positive work/life balance. As our school runs religious learning alongside the national curriculum, the successful candidate will find themselves with a start of 11.00am and a finish of 5.55pm. The day is broken into booster and support lessons in the morning and full class teaching after lunch, starting at 1.00pm.
You should be a committed classroom practitioner with a passion for learning and teaching and qualified to teach within a secondary environment. You must be able to establish excellent relationships with pupils and colleagues, and work well within a team.
We offer a supportive environment for practitioners to grow and develop their practice, and encourage teachers with a passion for their subject to help offer unique experiences for our learners.
In your application please state if you have a specialism in, or preference towards, a specific subject.
To deliver outstanding teaching and learning in all aspects of your subject and therefore help pupils achieve excellent academic outcomes.
• To be a model of excellent practice, maintaining a clear focus on outstanding delivery to pupils.
• To assist in embedding consistent pedagogy and practice for teaching in your department
• To contribute in the development of consistently high quality MTPs and LTPs, for both Key Stages 3, 4 and 5.
• To provide a nurturing classroom and school environment which enables pupils to develop as learners.
• Develop pupils’ familiarity, competence and confidence within a safe workshop environment
Duties as a classroom teacher
• Register classes taught at the commencement of the lesson.
• Plan and prepare course and lessons appropriate to each class.
• To teach and assess KS3 Geography alongside other humanities subjects. An ability to teach the new AQA specifications is desirable.
• To evaluate Schemes of Work and implement new Schemes of Work to ensure students of all abilities are making the required progress.
• Regularly set, mark and record homework for all pupils, according to the school homework schedule.
• Maintain classroom discipline and a safe working environment for pupils, observing all LA and school guidelines with regard to the welfare, health and safety of pupils.
• Implement process of assessment, recording and reporting on the development, progress and attainments of pupils taught.
• To support and contribute to the whole school development plan within your subject area.
• Mark examination papers as and when required.
• To contact and consult with the exam boards where necessary.
• To ensure that the Departmental Health and Safety Policy is fully understood and implemented.
• Participate in arrangements for his/her further training and professional development as a teacher where appropriate.
• Participate in arrangements for cover for absent colleagues in emergencies, and if absent yourself, provide work for classes affected.
• Co-operate and participate with the Head of Department in departmental administration, activities and management.
• Maintain a stimulating working environment through display material.
• Carry out a share of supervisory duties in accordance with published rosters.
At a time of rapid educational and administrative change, job descriptions cannot be prescriptive. It may be that some alteration is necessary as circumstances dictate and as new needs arise.
Manchester Mesivta School
- Mainstream school with state - voluntary aided funding
- Secondary School
- Boys school with students of age 11 - 19 years
Located in Prestwich, Greater Manchester, Manchester Mesivta School is an Orthodox Jewish secondary school for boys. A voluntary-aided school, it was originally founded as an independent fee-paying school, but in 2004 became state-aided. The school h...