Teacher of History, Swiss Cottage, London Borough of Camden

Closing date:

The UCL Academy, CamdenSwiss Cottage, London Borough of Camden

Date posted:
Start date: April 2019 or sooner
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: UCL Academy Main Pay Scale MPS/UPS (£28,660 - £47,297) plus £1500 allowance
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

“The school’s work to promote pupils’ personal development and welfare is outstanding”

OFSTED 2016

We are seeking to appoint a motivated and ambitious Teacher of History to join our popular and oversubscribed STEM specialist Academy.  This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic, inspirational, and experienced or Newly Qualified teacher who is passionate about teaching the subject of History.   Those shortlisted for interview may be eligible to apply for the internal vacancy of Director of Student Voice and Leadership. 

Proudly rated Good by Ofsted in all 4 categories in June 2016, The UCL Academy is a mixed 11-19 year old Academy in the heart of the London Borough of Camden, United Kingdom. Priding ourselves on high academic aspirations, the Academy is celebrating another exceptionally successful year of A-level results, with our students securing places at some of Britain’s most prestigious universities including our sponsor University College London. Additionally, our GCSE students have again performed well above national average in core subjects. Our sponsor University College London provides a range of exciting academic opportunities and exposure to university life for pupils and staff alike. We offer iconic state-of-the-art facilities and the opportunity to work with the latest innovations in classroom technology.

Teachers within the Humanities Faculty (History, Geography and RS) seek to broaden a learner’s understanding of the world, at all levels within the Academy, while facilitating their development as whole people and furnishing them with vital lifelong learning attributes and capacities. The Faculty offers learners research engaged, responsive and innovative teaching which leads to high levels of academic achievement alongside high levels of enjoyment. Furthermore, we aim to broaden a learners understanding and appreciation of culture, in all its forms, experienced within the Academy, locally, nationally and internationally. This is further applied through the relationship with UCL faculties and with the wider community. The Faculty strives to push forward teaching and learning innovations particularly within the field of Open Space teaching and learning, the use of ICT for Learning, development of literacy and AFL skills. We aim to enrich our students with practical and real-life context self-directed activities and would love you to join our team on our journey to ‘outstanding’.

Our sponsor, University College London, is among the top universities in the world and we benefit terrifically from this supportive partnership. Staff and students alike develop their teaching and learning in exciting ways informed by the latest research.  Staff from both institutions work collaboratively, with those from the university being used aspirationally with the academy’s students.

You can also visit www.uclacademy.co.uk for more information on the Academy.

We Offer:

  • State-of-the-art classroom technology – including our unique Superstudios, subject specialism suites and demonstration theatres for interactive teaching talks by visiting academics from University College London
  • Unlimited access to opportunities for self-development
  • Intensive weekly Continuing Professional Learning 
  • An exclusive partnership with UCL where teaching staff have access to unrivalled University libraries and resources
  • Suitable IT equipment for all staff
  • A generous health care plan, including reimbursement for optical, dental, physiotherapy and a range of other areas, 24/7 GP access, online healthcare literature, access to trained counsellors and discounted membership at over 2,000 gyms nationwide
  • Staff wellbeing programmes, including blanking codes, staff yoga, wellbeing courses, counselling.

How to Apply:

Visits are encouraged prior to making an application, to arrange please contact Faye Harrison on 0207 259 8770.

To apply please request an application pack from Faye Harrison at uclacademy@hays.com, or you can contact Faye on 0207 259 8770 for further information.  Your application is a direct application to The UCL Academy, Hays is our recruitment partner and manages our permanent appointments. 

Closing Date:   Tuesday, 4th December 2018 at 12 midday

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All appointments will be subject to receipt of satisfactory Enhanced DBS check, pre-employment checks and a probation period.

Please note that if you have not heard from the Academy within 2 weeks after the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful. 

The Academy have the right to interview and appoint before the closing date.

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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Adelaide Road, Swiss Cottage, Camden, London, NW3 3AQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 207 449 3080
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The UCL Academy is sponsored by UCL, a world-class, multifaculty, research-led university. UCL's vision is an innovative Academy for pupils aged 11 to 18. We are a comprehensive, co-educational, non-denominational, fully inclusive and an ac...