Teacher of History, Barnsley

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Penistone Grammar School ALCBarnsley

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of History

Contract: Full time, Permanent

Salary Range: MPS/UPS (NQTs welcome to apply)

Start Date: September 2019

PENISTONE GRAMMAR SCHOOL IS EXPANDING!

Due to additional demand, we are increasing our intake by over 300 students between 2018 and 2022; we are therefore looking for passionate and innovative teachers and associate staff to join our team!

Penistone Grammar School has a vacancy for a permanent, full-time Teacher of History with the enthusiasm and drive to join this well-established department and contribute to its ongoing success.

You will be a Teacher of History who has the determination and talent to make a difference in the life of each and every student you teach; a teacher who shares our vision and can inspire our young people to achieve more than they believe is possible. As a school, we pride ourselves on innovative practice, consistently high standards of teaching and learning, and a commitment to the success of all students, both academically and pastorally. If this sounds like you, we want you to be part of our team.

The successful candidate will have either previous experience of teaching with a proven track record at KS4 and KS5 or will be excited at the opportunity of teaching in these key areas.  Due to curriculum demand the successful candidate must be able and willing to teach a small amount of Geography at KS3, potentially for up to 2 years.

Our school is ‘Good’ poised to be ‘Outstanding’ very soon.  We are a vibrant, oversubscribed 11 to 18 comprehensive school with excellent GCSE results across all subjects; we are recognised as one of the highest performing schools in the region in terms of Key Stage 4 outcomes.  Our A level results and destinations are equally impressive, with the school placed in the top 1% for performance nationally (according to ALPS) and over 97% of all students gaining entrance to their university or apprenticeship of choice. 

We are committed to professional development for all staff, regardless of role.  We have an innovative staff development programme, which truly empowers teachers to take control of their own professional development through a supportive peer-coaching model.  For those striving for career development, we run annual middle and senior leadership development programmes. Regardless of what point you are at in your career and whatever your aspirations may be, Penistone Grammar School can support you to achieve them.

If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a school where our values are at the heart of all we do and where tradition and innovation perfectly complement each other, we are the school for you.

To find out more about our school and the expansion, please come and join us at our Recruitment Open Morning on Saturday 16 March 2019. Please see our website www.penistone-gs.uk for further information and to sign up, or alternatively contact our recruitment partner, Jessica Galvin, directly on 0114 217 1556 or jessica.galvin@hays.com. 

For an application form and pack please contact our Recruitment Partner, Jessica Galvin at Hays Education on 0114 217 1556 or jessica.galvin@hays.com. Further information about Penistone Grammar School can be found on www.hays.co.uk/jobs/penistone-grammar-school or www.penistone-gs.uk/vacancies.

The closing date for receipt of completed application forms is Tuesday 19 March 2019 at 12 noon.  Interviews will be held shortly after this date.  

Penistone Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to complete a DBS form in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Huddersfield Road, Penistone, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S36 7BX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1226 762 114
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