Teacher of History, St Austell, Cornwall

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Poltair SchoolSt Austell, Cornwall

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Start date: 01/09/2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TMS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding classroom practitioner who is able to motivate and inspire students through their teaching of History, in a forward thinking Humanities Faculty. The successful candidate will have energy and enthusiasm in equal measure in order to raise the profile of humanities subjects across the curriculum.  The ability to teach a range of humanities subjects would be advantageous. This role is suitable for newly qualified staff and more experienced practitioners. This role also offers the opportunity to deliver part of the Poltair School citizenship programme alongside the rest of the faculty.

 We are looking to appoint a History Teacher who will:  

• Have consistently high expectations of all students at all times 

• Be able to enthuse and motivate all students 

• Ensure the consistent delivery of good achievement and progress for all pupils 

• Be an excellent team player with a strong commitment to professional development and raising standards 

• Provide outstanding learning experiences for students in Years 7-11 

If you believe you will be able to make a positive impact on the outstanding progress of the Humanities Faculty then we want to hear from you.  

Poltair School is a rapidly improving 11-16 school in the heart of St. Austell in Cornwall.  It is a welcoming, vibrant and fulfilling place to work. All teachers are instrumental in realising the school’s commitment to ‘Believe and Achieve’.  We pride ourselves on our strong values, supporting and encouraging students to embrace their learning.    

Further details are available from the Head’s PA -head@poltair.cornwall.sch.uk  

To download a Job Description and an application form, please visit our website www.poltairschool.co.uk    

Closing Date:  Friday 20th April, midday 

Interviews: week commencing 23rd April   

Poltair School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; therefore, all posts will be subject to a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure.

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More about Poltair School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Trevarthian Road, St. Austell, Cornwall, PL25 4BZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1726 874520
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Poltair School is a rapidly improving 11-16 school in the heart of St Austell, Cornwall.


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