Teacher of History, Cheshire East

Closing date:Expiring soon

Congleton High SchoolCheshire East

Date posted:
Start date: 02/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Pay Scale up to M6
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Congleton Multi-Academy Trust, 

Box Lane, CONGLETON, Cheshire. CW12 4NS

Congleton Multi-Academy Trust (Cmat) is situated on the edge of Congleton in South East Cheshire, serving families from Congleton and parts of North Staffordshire.  It includes Congleton High School, Black Firs Primary School and Castle Primary School. Teachers are expected to contribute to projects working with schools across the trust.

Teacher of History

Main Pay Scale up to M6

Full time, Permanent

Congleton Multi-Academy Trust is seeking to appoint an inspirational and well-qualified History teacher with strong subject knowledge to join our experienced teacher. In summer 2018, Congleton High School achieved the highest Progress 8 score in Cheshire and has an impressive track record of high achievement. The school has a strong Staff Development and Induction Programme and places high importance on staff well-being. 

The Humanities Team at Congleton High School has a long track record of outstanding examination results and will be looking to appoint a candidate who can build on these high achievements. The successful candidate will be expected to be able to teach History across all key stages. The ability to teach Geography at Key Stage 3 would be an advantage.

The Humanities Team is a well-established and hard-working department with a philosophy of sharing resources and collaborative working. A feature of Humanities is strong student-teacher relationships with staff regularly running after-school revision sessions and extra-curricular clubs. The ability to work effectively as part of a team and uphold the departmental ethos is therefore essential. 

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Mr Jim Barlow, Head of School on jbarlow@congletonhigh.com or 01260 730123. 

For a full job description and person specification, information about the role and how to apply and further information about the Multi-Academy Trust please visit our website http://www.congletonhigh.com/.

Should you wish to apply for this post, please send your completed application form along with supporting letter to recruitment@congletonmat.com. 

As an equal opportunities employer Congleton Multi-Academy Trust is committed to creating a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from members of minority groups. As part of the Academy Trust’s policy to safeguard children an enhanced DBS will be applied for.

We will only contact candidates that have been short-listed for interview.  If you do not receive a letter within 10 working days of the closing date you can safely assume that you have not been invited to interview.

To apply for this position, please complete the attached application form together with a supporting letter of no more than two sides of A4.

Closing Date: Friday 22nd March at 09.00am.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Box Lane, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 4NS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1260 387000