Teacher of History or Geography, Nottinghamshire

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Rushcliffe SchoolNottinghamshire

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of History or Geography - Rushcliffe School

From September 2019

Full time

Rushcliffe School is a highly successful 11-18 comprehensive school located in West Bridgford, Nottingham. In 2014, Rushcliffe was judged outstanding in all areas by Ofsted and, in 2015, awarded a World Class Schools Quality Mark. Furthermore, in 2016, Rushcliffe was nominated as Secondary School of the Year in the TES awards.

We are seeking to appoint a dedicated and committed teacher of History or Geography who will work within a supportive and highly successful department, and has the ability to push the boundaries of teaching and learning.  You will be expected to teach across KS3 and KS4 with the opportunity to teach post 16. You must have a passion for history/geography, together with the knowledge and skills to inspire and motivate our students.

Rushcliffe is a popular and successful school in a pleasant, suburban area of Nottingham. It has a strong tradition of pastoral care, academic success and extra-curricular enrichment. We are committed to providing high quality training and development opportunities for all staff. You will be provided with regular opportunities to work in partnership with others to develop your own practice and skills.

Spencer Academies Trust is an educational charity and academy sponsor which is committed to ensuring that every child, regardless of background, has access to an outstanding education and real choices in life. Our successful track record of providing high quality teaching and learning ensures improved outcomes for children and young people. Our mission statement for the Trust reflects our vision and aim for all Trust schools. Our highly-successful network of schools educates students across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Nottingham City, Derby City and Leicestershire:

Vision 

The Spencer Academies Trust is an exceptional Trust, which provides an outstanding education for local children. Our Trust is a model of national excellence. We work collaboratively to achieve the best possible outcomes for all young people, in an environment where partnership is valued and success is celebrated. Our education delivers real life experiences for students, promotes independent enquiry and stimulates intellectual curiosity; whilst developing a strong sense of individual responsibility and a personal belief and confidence. All of our students fulfil their potential and make unparalleled progress. They are fully prepared for the next phase of their education and have unrivalled opportunities to become future leaders.

We Believe:  

  • All children have a right to a quality education regardless of background or ability, and have an entitlement to the opportunity of a secure progression route in their learning and development. 
  • Schools are stronger when they work in collaboration with each other, operate within a ‘family’ and are open to a true sense of partnership. 
  • We grow the effectiveness and sustainability of our schools by developing the people within them, and that through shared and equitable responsibility for quality and outcomes; we achieve more.

Applicants would be expected to share the Trust’s high aspirations and expectations for pupils and staff and have demonstrable evidence of driving teaching and learning outcomes.

Applications for this post must be submitted on our online application form, which can be found at http://satrust.com/vacancies 

In line with safer recruitment policies references will be called for prior to interview.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 23rd April 9am

Interviews will be held w/c 29th April

Spencer Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and all posts are subject to enhanced DBS with children’s barred list checks and completion of Level 2 safeguarding training. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Boundary Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG2 7BW, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 115 9744050
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