Teacher of History, Ipswich, Suffolk

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St Joseph's CollegeIpswich, Suffolk

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Start date: January 2018 or at the earliest opportunity thereafter
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Dependent on Qualifications and Experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Permanent, Full Time

St Joseph's College is a vibrant independent day and boarding school in Ipswich providing a broad and seamless education for over 550 girls and boys aged 3 - 18. We provide a wide range of stimulating and challenging opportunities that our pupils embrace in both the academic and extra-curricular life of the School. 

The resultant all-round education develops our pupils into well-rounded individuals who challenge themselves to ‘being our best’ in every aspect of life at the school, and beyond. Our innovative teaching and subsequent success starts in the Prep School and runs all the way through the Senior School and Sixth Form. 

History is a popular and successful subject at St Joseph's College. In recent years the results have been good and a number of students have gone on to study the subject at University. The department sits within a large Humanities Faculty and there are two other teachers of History in the College. Regular trips to the Battlefields in Northern France form part of the programme of study.

For January 2018 or at the earliest opportunity thereafter, applications are invited for the position of Teacher of History to contribute to the delivery of the subject. We are seeking a dynamic and inspiring teacher to continue our strong provision within the subject. You will be able to engage students of all abilities, enabling each young person to achieve their potential. A single-minded focus on pupil outcomes and a willingness to contribute to the wider life of the school including extra-curricular are essential. The ability to offer a second subject may be an advantage

Further details and an application form can be found at www.stjos.co.uk/our-community/job-vacancies/ or by contacting the HR Officer by email (careers@stjos.co.uk) or telephone (01473 690281).

The closing date for applications is Midday Thursday 23 November 2017 with interviews on Wednesday 29 November 2017.

St Joseph’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undertake child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service. Please be advised that applications cannot be accepted unless they are on the College’s Application Form. References will be taken up and will be carefully checked. DBS charge payable by applicant. We reserve the right to interview prior to the closing deadline, so early applications are encouraged.

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More about St Joseph's College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: Birkfield, Belstead Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP2 9DR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1473 690281
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