Teacher of History, Royal Wootton Bassett Academy

Closing date:Expiring today

Royal Wootton Bassett AcademyRoyal Wootton Bassett Academy

Date posted:
Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes



From September 2018, we need an outstanding, motivated and dedicated teacher of History, to join our vibrant and innovative Department.

The ideal candidate will have superb subject knowledge and a passion for teaching History at Key Stage 3, GCSE and A-Level. The department is currently focusing on the development of our schemes of work and the assessment of pupils at all key stages to better inform progress and planning within the new GCSE curriculum, so the successful candidate will be innovative and mindful of current Curriculum demands in these areas. 

This is an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified and ambitious History teacher who is looking to excel within a forward thinking and successful Department. NQTs and experienced teachers are encouraged to apply. 

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy is a very successful and very proud 11-18 school with 1,769 students on roll including 324 students in our very popular and successful Sixth Form. Royal Wootton Bassett is geographically situated in a pleasant location with Bath, Bristol, Cheltenham and the Cotswolds all within commuting distance.

In December 2010, the school was awarded Outstanding in every category by Ofsted. They described our students as “…an absolute delight.” and “in every area of the School they carry out exemplary practice.” In November 2013, the Academy was again awarded Outstanding in every category by Ofsted where they stated “Around the school, students are polite and courteous to each other, to members of staff and to visitors. Students listen attentively in lessons, and almost always respond rapidly to teachers’ instructions”. As far as we are aware, Royal Wootton Bassett is the only school in the country to be awarded this prestigious accolade in succession.

This appointment is subject to the Academy receiving two satisfactory references, one of which will include your current/last employer. Royal Wootton Bassett Academy is committed to Safer Recruitment and Safeguarding and this appointment is also subject to you providing relevant documents to the Academy proving your legal right to work in the UK, clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service of an enhanced check for regulated activity, confirmation of your professional qualifications and confirmation of your QTS status.

Further details about the Academy, this post and an application form can be found by visiting our website www.rwba.org.uk or telephoning Mrs Anita Ellis, Deputy Headteacher, on 01793 841907, or emailing Mrs Sharon Lazenby at slazenby@rwba.org.uk.

Closing Date – Sunday 11th March

Interviews - Week commencing 12th March

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy, Lime Kiln, Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, SN4 7HD

Employers Information – 

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy

Org Type: Mainstream

Phase: Secondary

Funding Status: State – Academy

Gender: Mixed

Age Range: 11-18

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More about Royal Wootton Bassett Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Lime Kiln, Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN4 7HG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1793 841 900
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