Teacher of History, Calderdale

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The Halifax AcademyCalderdale

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

The Halifax Academy would like to appoint a Teacher of History within our Humanities faculty. Our Humanities faculty seek to provide students with the tools to navigate an increasingly globalised world. The academy’s ‘Hearts and Minds’ ethos is supported within our faculty to help our students make moral, spiritual and intellectual sense of the world. Our aim is to foster students’ curiosity in the wider world whilst learning challenging, emotive and sensitive topics. We want our students to leave our academy engaged in the global community, empowered with human approach to deal with the often turbulent world we live in. We are looking for an enthusiastic and reflective practitioner who has a passion for teaching and learning to join a highly successful faculty.

The Halifax Academy is a high performing 4-16 all-through Academy in Calderdale, West Yorkshire. It was inspected by Ofsted in September 2017 being judged as Good in all areas. Outcomes are outstanding at KS4 and places the Academy in the top 15% of all schools nationally. Early Years Provision is good.

The Academy is the founding school in Impact Education MAT and is led by Matt Perry the Headteacher.

We are looking for:

  • Experienced teachers that are proven classroom practitioners or Newly Qualified teachers with excellent initial training reports.
  • Teachers who embrace the vision and values of the Trust.
  • Teachers who have energy and can inspire confidence in students, staff and parents.
  • Teachers that have the highest expectations and are uncompromising in their ambition for students and the community we serve.
  • Teachers who take responsibility for improving their own practice.
  • Teachers ready for the challenge and excitement of working in an all-through Academy and in time, contribute to the development of the Multi Academy Trust.

What we offer:

  • Highly ambitious and supportive staff, parents and trustees.
  • Well behaved children who want to do well.
  • State of the art buildings with excellent facilities across the site.
  • First class professional training and development opportunities, including coaching and mentoring.
  • Well-established business support and administrative functions ensuring you can focus on the core purpose of raising achievement through developing high quality teaching, learning and leadership.
  • Cross phase working to enhance the subject knowledge development and pedagogical practice.
  • A highly reflective organisation which takes professional learning very seriously.

The Halifax Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks are required for all posts.

Please visit our website for further information www.thehalifaxacademy.org/about-us/vacancies/ Completed applications should be emailed to recruitment@thehalifaxacademy.org no later than 9am on Monday 24th February. Late applications and CV’s will not be accepted.

More about The Halifax Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 16 years
Address: Gibbet Street, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX2 0BA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1422 301080
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The Halifax Academy is a high performing 4-16 all-through Academy in Calderdale, West Yorkshire. It was inspected by Ofsted in September 2017 being judged as good in all areas. Outcomes are outstanding at KS4 and place the academy in the top 15% of a...