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Teacher of History or Politics

King Edward VI College StourbridgeStourbridge, West Midlands

King Edward VI College, Stourbridge is a sixth form college and a member of the Heart of Mercia Multi-academy Trust.  The college specialises in the delivery of A levels for 16- to 19-year-olds, offering a broad curriculum with extensive enrichment opportunities.  The college is a vibrant, inclusive community with over 2000 students from a variety of cultural and social backgrounds, all united in their enthusiasm for learning.

We seek a part-time teacher of history or politics (minimum 0.6 FTE) or full-time for an NQT, with a start date of 1 September 2021.

Working as part of our energetic, collaborative history and politics team, the post holder will play a key role in inspiring students to engage with the subject material and to participate actively in lessons.  As a committed and dedicated teacher, the post holder will contribute to this growing subject area, ensuring students benefit from a high-quality learning experience.

Applications will be welcomed from well-qualified graduates, wishing to begin their teaching career by specialising in sixth form teaching.  Newly qualified teachers are able to acquire qualified teacher status at sixth form colleges and the college arranges for the necessary pre-16 teaching experience at one of our partner 11-16 schools.  For experienced teachers, post-16 experience in sixth form, tertiary or general FE colleges and maintained or independent schools will be equally relevant.  Although a postgraduate teaching qualification is preferred, applicants without this qualification are also encouraged to apply.  The college is fully committed to supporting all members of staff through staff development and in-service training.

This is a permanent, part-time post, subject to the conditions of service handbook of the Sixth Form Colleges Association.  Salary will be paid on the Sixth Form Colleges Association teacher staff pay scale, NSP 1 – 9 (£25,570 - £41,732), depending on experience.

Full requirements for the role can be found in the attached job description and person specification or from the college; email; or access information via the college website:

Please note that CVs cannot be accepted.  Applications must be sent electronically in the original format (Word document).  Closing date for applications is 9:00 am Wednesday 19 May. Interviews will be arranged for week commencing 24 May 2021.

King Edward VI College, Stourbridge is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check. The college celebrates diversity and aims to recruit a diverse range of staff.

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