Teacher of History, Swiss Cottage, London Borough of Camden

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The UCL Academy, CamdenSwiss Cottage, London Borough of Camden

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: UCL Academy Main Pay Scale MPS/UPS (£28,660 - £47,297) plus £1500 allowance
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

“The school’s work to promote pupils’ personal development and welfare is outstanding”

OFSTED 2016

We are seeking to appoint a motivated and ambitious History Teacher to join our popular and oversubscribed STEM specialist academy. The ability to teach Government and Politics would be a strong advantage but not necessary. Applications are welcomed from both experienced and newly qualified teachers.

Humanities teachers at UCL Academy plan and teach a curriculum which is both inspiring and engaging and includes elements of cutting edge research. Subjects within the Humanities Faculty (History, Geography and RS) seek to broaden a learner’s understanding, at all Levels within the Academy, of the world, while facilitating their development as whole people and furnishing them with vital lifelong learning attributes and capacities. The Faculty offers learners, at all Levels, research engaged, responsive and innovative teaching which leads to high levels of academic achievement alongside high levels of enjoyment. Furthermore, we aim to broaden a learners understanding and appreciation of culture, in all its forms, experienced within the Academy, locally, nationally and internationally. This is further applied through the relationship with UCL faculties and with the wider community. The Faculty strives to push forward teaching and learning innovations particularly within the field of Open Space teaching and learning, the use of ICT for Learning, development of literacy and AFL skills. We aim to enrich our students with practical and real-life context self-directed activities and would love you to join our team on our journey to ‘outstanding’.

Proudly rated Good by Ofsted in all 4 categories in June 2016, we are a mixed 11-19 Academy in the heart of the London Borough of Camden.  A-Level students in 2017 attained substantially above the national average for A*-B grades, and we are extremely proud of our GCSE outcomes which were also well above the national average. We offer iconic state-of-the-art facilities and the opportunity to work with the latest innovations in classroom technology.

We Offer:

  • State-of-the-art classroom technology 
  • Unlimited access to opportunities for self-development
  • A Teacher Professional Improvement Programme tied into Appraisal, including a specialist induction programme for NQTs
  • Intensive Continuing Professional Learning 
  • Laptops & IPads for all teaching staff
  • A generous health care plan, including reimbursement for optical, dental, physiotherapy and a range of other areas, 24/7 GP access, online healthcare literature, access to trained counsellors and discounted membership at over 2,000 gyms nationwide

How To Apply:

To apply please request an application pack from Faye Harrison at uclacademy@hays.com, or you can contact Faye on 0207 259 8770 for further information.  Your application is a direct application to The UCL Academy, Hays is our recruitment partner and manages our permanent appointments.

Closing Date:  Friday 6th July @ 12:00 (noon)

We will interview as applications are received so please do not wait until the closing date to submit your application. 

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All appointments will be subject to receipt of satisfactory Enhanced DBS check, pre-employment checks and a probation period.

Please note that if you have not heard from the Academy within 2 weeks after the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful. 

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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Adelaide Road, Swiss Cottage, Camden, London, NW3 3AQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 207 449 3080
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The UCL Academy is sponsored by UCL, a world-class, multifaculty, research-led university. UCL's vision is an innovative Academy for pupils aged 11 to 18. We are a comprehensive, co-educational, non-denominational, fully inclusive and an ac...