Required September 2017, suitably qualified and talented History or Citizenship GCSE specialist.
Collingwood College is a High-Performing Specialist Academy for Technology and Applied Learning and a “Good School with Outstanding Leadership and Management” (OFSTED February 2017).
Collingwood College continues to grow and flourish. (OFSTED February 2017)
History is a popular GCSE option at the college with students having the option to take it as a 3 year course from year 9 and 2 year course from year 10. We commenced the full course Citizenship GCSE last year and it has been popular with students choosing next year’s option subjects. Both subjects are ‘feeders’ into our sixth form that offers History and Law where we achieve outstanding results.
The post is suitable for either: A History specialist that is also politically literate enough to teach present day political and legal subject matter; or A Citizenship specialist that is also proficient enough to teach the source skills demanded of a GCSE History teacher.
Applications are welcomed from NQTs and those wishing to return to teaching after a career break.
Excellent remuneration depending on skills and expertise demonstrated at interview.
All new staff are provided an induction programme which includes an induction day and then bi-weekly twilight sessions, tailor-made for new staff. Our NQTs are also put on a twilight programme running throughout the year providing them with the tools to thrive in their NQT year. Running parallel to these sessions, we also offer weekly twilight sessions to all staff, and these courses are driven by are appraisal process, to fulfil the specific needs of our teaching staff here at Collingwood.
The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service will be required.
Please note: where the response to an advertisement has been exceptional, occasionally shortlisting and interviews may be arranged at short notice or prior to the closing date. Candidates are therefore, encouraged to submit their application forms as soon as possible.