History Teacher, Hertfordshire

Closing date:Expiring today

The Cavendish SchoolHertfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: MPS
Contract term: Permanent

The Cavendish School is very proud to be relaunching as a brand new academy in September 2018, as part of the Future Academies Trust. The successful candidate will be an exceptional teacher with a commitment to professional development. You will be responsible for ensuring every student achieves academic excellence.

To support the relaunch of the school, the Headteacher is providing five full INSET days at the start of the academic year. This will provide the opportunity for every teacher to have comprehensive training around all aspects of their role in order to start the year feeling confident and fully prepared.

As we join Future Academies we will need to grow our EBacc offer in our curriculum throughout the school. With this in mind and a higher intake for our Year 7 in September 2018, we will need to increase our staff body in certain subjects.

We are looking for an enthusiastic History specialist to join our successful and collaborative Humanities team. As a faculty we are committed to innovative teaching and ensuring students realize their full potential.

We pride ourselves on high standards of Teaching and Learning and having high expectations of student behaviour and progress. Staff work collaboratively and cohesively to plan and deliver academically rigorous, knowledge-based lessons that will engage and challenge our students. Most importantly, are committed to embedding and developing critical thinking skills and academic independence across all key stages, enabling students to succeed not only in their examinations but also beyond their academic careers.

We currently teach the AQA specification at GCSE and Edexcel for A Level.

The successful candidate will be able to teach at all Key Stages including at A level. You will need to be able to deliver engaging and challenging lessons, providing students with the feedback they need to improve. They would be expected to be an active member of the team, responsible for delivering and sharing a high standard of teaching and learning. The new member of the faculty needs to be flexible in their approach and committed to bringing out the best in all students.

The successful candidate will also be a part of a supportive and dedicated Humanities faculty, working as a team in its approaches to planning and practice. We also have a strong commitment to staff welfare and professional development with an induction programme for all staff and we welcome applications from experienced or newly qualified teachers.

The successful candidate will have;

  • A passion for teaching History;
  • A commitment to driving progress in History;
  • The ability to demonstrate that they are creative in the delivery of engaging and challenging knowledge-based lessons;
  • The highest aspirations & expectations for your students, yourself and our academy.

Future Academies Trust

Future Academies is an educational charity and Multi-Academy Trust, regulated by the Department for Education. Built around a small family of innovative and ambitious schools in central London. The Trust boasts a proven track record of effective school improvement and staff development while transforming the lives of young people.

Working for Future Academies you will receive high levels of support and coaching and be allowed to develop into highly reflective and effective teachers.

We can offer you:

  • A knowledge rich approach to teaching and learning
  • World class curriculum resources, helping reduce teacher workload
  • Innovative and cutting edge teaching materials and strategies
  • The opportunity to work with enthusiastic and happy pupils
  • Outstanding CPD focused on teaching and learning
  • Access to the Trust Leadership programme
  • The expertise and support of colleagues across the Future Academies Trust

There will be many opportunities for you to contribute to the extra-curricular life of our school and support our school ethos. We welcome visits to the school in order to provide you with a deeper understanding of our values and our vision for the future.

You can download an application form here, or apply online via www.teachinherts.com or to arrange a visit please contact Mrs Helen Hardy, our Headteachers’ PA, via email at h.hardy@cavendish.herts.sch.uk  or by phone on 01442 278707.

Please note that The Cavendish School reserves the right to appoint at any stage during the recruitment process.

The Cavendish School is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All postholders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Criminal Records Bureau disclosure

Closing date: 21st May 2018 5pm
Interview date: 22nd May 2018

We pride ourselves on our strong commitment to staff training and learning with a quality induction programme for all new staff. If you would like a visit prior to application please contact Mrs Helen Hardy, PA to Headteacher. Please also take a look at our Prospectus and school website for more information about our school and our ethos.

For more information and to apply online : www.teachinherts.com



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Warners End Road, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP1 3DW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1442 404333
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Our school is an all ability community comprehensive school with a bright future.  We pride ourselves on our strong commitment to staff training and learning with a quality induction programme.  Cavendish school offers an excellent inductio...