Teacher of History, Sheffield

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

King Edward VII SchoolSheffield

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of History

Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Range – 1.0 Permanent Contract

Required to start September 2019

King Edward VII School is a thriving, over-subscribed School, with a diverse intake.  It is a stimulating place in which to work, offering many opportunities to students and staff alike. The School enjoys an excellent reputation and sees the calibre of its staff as a key strength. King Edward VII School has two sites within the S10 area, approximately 1.5 miles apart. The successful candidate will be required to teach at both sites. At King Edward VII School we offer an excellent benefits package, including a pension, a cycle to work scheme and eye test vouchers. We also offer a cash plan including therapy benefits, a full employee assistance programme (EAP) along with access to 24/7 virtual GP surgery.

We have a vacancy for a confident, enthusiastic, suitably qualified and experienced teacher of History, to join a successful department from September 2019. 

The successful candidate will: 

• be an excellent History teacher across the full age and ability range

• have a passionate commitment to making History stimulating and relevant for all 

• be familiar with Key Stages 3, 4 and 5 of the National Curriculum, GCSE and A Level requirements

• have the ability to teach Geography at key stage 3 if required

• bring real energy and dynamism to the role, alongside genuine enthusiasm for your subject

• be a skilled ICT practitioner and be comfortable using data to inform planning and intervention

• have the calibre and ambition to develop his or her career in and beyond this post

• be willing to contribute to raising the profile of history across the School, including extra-curricular opportunities

History plays a prominent part in the life of the School and is taught by experience specialist teachers. It is a popular choice at GCSE and Advanced Level. The department has developed international links as well as more local partnerships and is an exemplar of good practice in this high performing School. The department is particularly committed to engaging all students in the study of history, regardless of ability. We run a residential visit to Washington DC aimed at History and Politics students in Years 12 and 13, as well as a range of extra-curricular opportunities at key stage 3.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expect all staff to show this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to complete Disclosure and Barring Service declarations in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997. 

Please note: Only applications on the standard Sheffield LA application form will be considered. Write a letter of application (no more than two sides of A4, in font no smaller than twelve) stating:

1.    Why you are applying for the post

2.    How your experience so far has prepared you for the post. 

For further details please contact Tom Hall at recruitment@kes.sheffield.sch.uk                                         

Closing date: 24th April 2019 – 12noon

Interview date: 9th May 2019



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Glossop Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 2PW, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 114 266 2518
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