Contract: Permanent from January 2018
Hours of work: Teachers Terms and Conditions
We are a large, mixed, 11-18 academy with over 300 students in our sixth form. Due to our increased popularity as a school, we expanded our roll from 8 to 10 form entry in September 2017. Alperton Community School is proud to be an inclusive comprehensive school with a student intake that reflects a wonderfully diverse and vibrant local community. Alperton is a popular shopping destination specialising in Asian food, fashion, music and is renowned for its cultural diversity and the remarkable Shri Sanatan Hindu Temple.
Our most recent Ofsted rating in July 2016 recognised the school as Good with Outstanding Leadership and Management.
The school achieved its best ever set of GCSE results in 2017. The percentage of students achieving five good GCSEs (Grade 4+/A*-C) including English and maths has increased by 22% over the last four years and now stands at 64%. In 2016 the school was ranked in the top 4% of schools nationally for student progress at GCSE (Progress 8 = +0.55), and ranked in the top 1% for maths and the top 9% for English. Progress 8 in 2017 was also +0.55. Attainment is above national and Brent averages. Student progress at academic subjects at A Level is very strong.
We are very fortunate to have opened a new school building in January 2017. The new building has 83 new classrooms with purpose-built specialist Drama, Music, Art and DT facilities, as well as 14 Science laboratories, 10 ICT rooms and a new MUGA. Every classroom has state of the art ICT facilities,
History is a very popular subject throughout the school with a large number of students progressing to our highly successful GCSE course. We currently have A Level History and A Level Government & Politics groups. Many of our students leave us to study at Russell Group universities.
You would join a well-qualified, friendly and committed History team.
This is an exceptional opportunity. It will offer the successful candidate a friendly, highly supportive and committed working environment within a culture of success and professional growth.
The successful candidate will be an excellent classroom teacher who can inspire and excite students about their learning. You will have an innovative approach to developing a History curriculum that is inclusive to all students and makes good use of ICT.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach History across the full age and ability range up to and including A Level. The ability to work within a team is essential and candidates will be expected to have good ICT skills. A sound knowledge and understanding of best practice in the accurate assessment of student work is essential.
- On-going extensive CPD programme
- Childcare vouchers
- Ride to work scheme
Closing Date: Midnight 17 October 2017
Assessment & Interview Date: 19 & 20 October 2017
To apply, please visit our vacancies page. Completed application forms may be emailed to; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants who have applied for this post in the last 6 months need not apply.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are an inclusive community school and encourage applications from all sections of the community.
Successful candidate(s) will be required to undertake an Enhanced and Barred Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position. Only successful candidates will be notified. If you do not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.