Head of History, Edmonton, London

Closing date:Expiring soon

Aylward AcademyEdmonton, London

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £27,596 - £43,348 plus TLR 2cii (£6,646)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Aylward Academy is an inclusive 11-19 community school and proud to serve the communities around Enfield. Over the last 4 years our school has been transformed and we are looking forward to continued success.

If you’re an outstanding, enthusiastic and ambitious History teacher looking for more responsibility or an experienced leader already, if you can motivate your team to deliver outstanding teaching and learning and you can lead by example, we would love to hear from you. You will demonstrate high standards of delivery in a consistent manner and be committed to improving achievement across all key stages within History.

We can offer you:

  • The CPD at Aylward is excellent, there is a wide range of personalised opportunities to develop your practice and further develop your career. As a team we support and challenge each other through meetings, peer observation, mentoring and team planning.
  • Opportunities to join a career development programme in line with your professional development – ie Ambition School Leadership, Transforming Teacher programme, Tailored Support Programme
  • An extremely diverse and engaging student body; working at Aylward will prepare you for any London school and is an exciting challenge for those who’re looking to teach a vibrant multicultural mix of all abilities
  • Friendly and supportive SLT - the door is always open to speak freely to senior leaders and you will be warmly received from your very first day 

What you can offer us:

  • The ability to engage with a team of colleagues, inspire trust, and implement the right strategies within your classroom to ensure sustained progress across the subject
  • Be committed to continuous improvement and development of both your students, yourself and the department
  • Commitment to engage with and inspire pupils and build excellent relationships

AET believes that each and every child is inspired to choose a remarkable life.  Our mission is to gather and motivate inspirational people committed to delivering an excellent education that launches children into remarkable lives.  

Our values are:

  • Be unusually brave
  • Discover what’s possible
  • Push the limits
  • Be big-hearted

We offer:

  • Excellent career prospects across the network, with a culture of looking to promote from within
  • Access to CPD to enable you to grow and develop in your role
  • An annual season ticket loan (where applicable)
  • Teachers' Pension or Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Something we take very seriously is staff WELLBEING. That’s why we have partnered up with BHSF to provide support and employee benefits, such as a health cash plan scheme to support healthcare, discounted gym membership and a employee assistance programme
  • A generous annual leave allowance
  • The opportunity to use Google Suite, which allows you to do your best work, all in one suite
  • Free car parking (where applicable)
  • Subsidised or free lunch (where applicable)

Closing date: Monday 22 April 2019

Interview date: W/C 29 April 2019

Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV's. To apply please click the ‘Quick Apply’ button.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website https://sites.google.com/aetinet.org/academies-enterprise-trust/work-at-aet/graduates for further details. 



More about Aylward Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Windmill Road, Edmonton, London, N18 1NB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8803 1738
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