History Teacher (Maternity Cover), Crawley, West Sussex

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Holy Trinity Church of England Secondary SchoolCrawley, West Sussex

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Start date: Early January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No

Role:  History Teacher

Salary range: £23,547 to £33,913  

Contract Type: 1 FTE Temporary Maternity Cover

Job starts: early January 2018  Closes: 9am Monday 16th October 2017

Interview: Tuesday 31st  October 2017  

NB: applications will be reviewed as they are received and suitable applicants called for immediate interview.   

At Holy Trinity our mission is to be a centre of excellence for learning inspired by Christian values where young people fulfil their potential.

We wish to appoint a dynamic and forward looking History teacher for the duration of the maternity Leave of the Head of Department. It’s currently anticipated this will be January 2018 through to May 2018 but is, of course, subject to change. Candidates with salary expectations at the upper end of the range will need to evidence in their application and at interview how that might be merited. Applicants must meet the criteria outlined.   

For January 2018 we require:  

• An excellent classroom practitioner  

• A confident practitioner who can quickly establish themselves with a range of classes including Years 11 and 13.

• Experience of teaching across the 11 – 18 range  

• Candidates who can evidence positive contribution to a team  

• Candidates who can demonstrate positive impact on learning and achievement in present post

• Evidence of securing positive outcomes for students  

This is a temporary post which will mainly be to cover an established History timetable for the duration of a maternity leave. There may be the need to teach a small amount of another Humanity subject in order to reassign leadership roles.   

Visits to the school are welcome and can be arranged via HR.  

We offer:   

• salary progression in line with our policy on pay and professional development

• engagement of all teaching staff in the TEEP programme to enhance our teaching and learning • comprehensive induction programme

• coaching trios to share good practice 

• a mentoring programme for NQTs

• an extensive programme of CPL  

We support, empower and challenge staff to make a real difference in helping our young people achieve their potential. We have many examples of staff who have fast-tracked their career. The school is an easy commute via public transport from Brighton, and from other parts of East or West Sussex and from Surrey and many staff operate car share schemes.

Application forms and details about the post are attached on the website. More information about the post and our school is also available on the website (http://www.holytrinitycrawley.org.uk/Vacancies/). All enquiries and completed application forms should be sent to HR (hr@holytrinitycrawley.org.uk) by the closing date or earlier.  

The preferred method of communication in connection with this vacancy is by email. This is how invitations to interview will be sent. Please ensure that you check your emails and junk or spam folders on a regular basis.   

NB: The closing and interview dates are a guide only. We intend to review applications as they are received.  An early application is advised, as once we have appointed, we will close the recruitment process.  

The Holy Trinity Church Of England Secondary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we cooperate with other agencies and initiatives at local and national level. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Any successful job applicant will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring service check (formerly known as Criminal Records Bureau check) at an enhanced level, in line with all schools across West Sussex. Disclosures include details of cautions, reprimands or final warning as well as convictions, spent or unspent.

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More about Holy Trinity Church of England Secondary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Buckswood Drive, Gossops Green, Crawley, West Sussex, RH11 8JE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1293 423690
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