Teacher of History (Potential Subject Leader), DE55 2ER

Closing date:

Frederick Gent SchoolDE55 2ER

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Scale (£23,719 - £35,008) Plus Potential TLR 2A (£2,737) for Appropriate Candidate
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

TEACHER OF HISTORY (+ POTENTIAL SUBJECT LEADER FOR APPROPRIATE CANDIDATE)

FULL TIME 

MAIN PAY SCALE (+ POTENTIAL TLR 2A FOR APPROPRIATE CANDIDATE) 

At Frederick Gent School, our aspiration is to ensure that every student has a happy, successful and memorable time.  We are proud of our achievements and we are confident that together as a school and the wider community we will continue to make a difference to our students and enable our provision to become outstanding.

We are now seeking to recruit a permanent Teacher of History for our Humanities Department to join us in September 2019.  We are looking for an inspirational teacher who has real passion for their subject and who is committed to improving the outcomes of students at all key stages.  For the appropriate candidate, there would also be the opportunity to be the Subject Leader for History within the school.

There is a strong team ethos in the department, which is continually striving to improve and make progress.  Responsibilities for maintaining and developing facilities and courses are shared and new ideas are regularly discussed both informally and at regular, timetabled departmental meetings.  

All students study the national curriculum subjects of history, geography and religious studies in Key Stage 3 and wherever possible are taught by specialist teachers.  At Key Stage 4 students can opt for geography or history AQA GCSE.  Travel & Tourism is also being offered to students.

To secure this role you must be able to deliver the Humanities curriculum, which includes GCSE History at Key Stage 4.  This opportunity would suit a NQT or any teacher seeking to develop their career.

Why join Frederick Gent School?

Frederick Gent School has ambitious plans.  The school joined The Two Counties Trust in November 2017.  This Trust has a forward thinking strategy with all the professional benefits that this brings for staff. The school offers exceptional facilities for staff and pupils and you will be provided with high quality CPD throughout your time with us. 

We also offer:

• Competitive Pay- many of our pay scales are above national rate.

• An increasing array of employee benefits and a Career-Average pension scheme

• A full staff induction 

• A strong commitment to your professional development 

• Opportunities to share working practices across our partner schools within the Trust, including secondments

• A professionally stimulating and supportive working environment

• An ethos of high expectations for students and staff

• A highly supportive department and working environment

• Excellent career opportunities

If this role could be for you and you think you would make an excellent Teacher of History/  Potential Subject Leader, please apply now.  

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Peter Bradley on 01773 811737 or via e-mail at office@fgs.derbyshire.sch.uk

Closing date for applications: 9am on Friday 22nd March 2019

Interviews will be held on:  Wednesday 3rd April 2019 (Candidates must be available to attend an interview at the school on this date)




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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Mansfield Road, South Normanton, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 2ER, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1773 811737
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