Teacher of History, Dorset

Closing date:Expiring today

All Saints' Church of England SchoolDorset

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Teacher Main/Upper Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of History


All Saints is a Voluntary Aided 11-16 Church of England Secondary School on Dorset’s beautiful Jurassic coast.  We are looking for an inspiring and ambitious classroom teacher with a passion for History to join our forward-looking and friendly Humanities Department in September 2019.   The position is full time but with flexibility for part time for the right candidate.  


We wish to appoint a colleague who will:


1. Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils

2. Promote good progress and outcomes by pupils

3. Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge

4. Plan and teach well structured lessons

5. Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of all pupils

6. Make accurate and productive use of assessment

7. Manage behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment

8. Fulfill wider professional responsibilities, to include a commitment to professional development


We are committed to enriching our pupils’ experience of the subject and welcome creative input into the curriculum and educational visits..  


The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a passion for the subject; have a commitment to further develop their place at the heart of our school; be possessed with excellent communication skills and have an empathy with the aims and ethos of the school and  those of Ambitions Academies Trust who have been approved as the new sponsor for All Saints School.


Applicants need to meet the following criteria in addition to that specified in the person specification:


• Be eligible to work in the UK

• Be qualified to teach secondary History to GCSE

• Have recent experience


The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; this is a commitment which we expect all staff and volunteers to share. The successful candidate will be required to have a Prohibition check, an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and, where relevant, any checks from time abroad in line with the Governments safer recruitment guidelines.


Applicants must complete the application on https://jobs.dorsetforyou.gov.uk/ . Complete all details, including a professional email address, to allow us to request two references, one of which must be the Head/Director/Principal of the current or most recent employer and one from an alternative employment. The reference requests will ask for confirmation of any disciplinary issues and your suitability to work with children.   


An appointment can only be finalised on receipt of all relevant checks. 




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More about All Saints' Church of England School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Sunnyside Road, Wyke Regis, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 9BJ, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1305 783391
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