Humanities Teacher, Calderdale

Closing date:Expiring soon

Park Lane AcademyCalderdale

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £24,370 - £41,491M1 - UPS3
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking an innovative Humanities teacher to join our dynamic team, who is dedicated to providing the best possible opportunities to our students. Our focus is always on student progression and attainment and the successful candidate will be committed to achieving this. You will have the ability to inspire, enthuse and encourage students to enjoy their learning, leading to a desire to achieve their highest potential.

Park Lane Academy is on an exciting journey, as part of the South Pennine Academies Trust, and we are looking to continue this with your appointment to our team. We are looking for a Humanities teacher who can bring a range of humanities subjects to life, inspiring children to embrace Humanities and develop a passion for it. 


  • Delivering quality first teaching across Humanities (Geography and History); 
  • Show creativity and flare in planning of content to engage and enthuse students; 
  • To plan, prepare and teach the curriculum in line with statutory requirements and the academy‛s schemes of work. 
  • Support all Humanities students to achieve the best outcomes in every year group; 
  • Support, develop and coach students to become masters of their learning and drive their belief to achieve their ambitions; 
  • Set high expectations across the department and academy, supporting those high expectations through clear and impactful teaching; 
  • To monitor and assess students’ work, using assessments to inform planning and set targets that promote continuity and progression; 
  • To ensure the individual needs of the students are met through differentiated work, allowing for all to achieve; 
  • Work with parents to improve home-school communications, including setting those high expectations and standards with parents around their child’s progress in Humanities; 
  • Support the improvement strategy of the academy, by engaging in the high expectations set for the journey ahead and embodying the culture of the academy through the teaching role; 
  • Raise the profile of the academy key priorities (Pride, Respect and Ambition) through everything that you do. ·
  • To actively take part in professional development, sharing expertise and experiences as required

If you are committed to improving the life chances of children and think that you are right for this position then we look forward to receiving and reading your application.

Park Lane Academy and South Pennine Academies is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. Appointment is subject to references and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity and/or criminal/police checks for all other countries inhabited. 

More about Park Lane Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Park Lane, Exley, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX3 9LG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1422 362215


Park Lane Academy is a comprehensive school which welcomes students of all abilities, aged 11-16.  Our school building was opened in 2005 and was purpose built so that our students have an excellent range of facilities and an optimal lear...