Teacher of History - Temporary to cover Maternity Leave, Burnley

Closing date:

Sir John Thursby Community CollegeBurnley

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Start date: 08/10/2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS / UPS
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of History Required

Temporary to cover Maternity Leave

Required: 8th October 2018 

to teach KS3 & GCSE

Salary: MPS/UPS

"This is a good school. Pupils are achieving well. Pupils are polite, friendly, wear their uniforms smartly and behave extremely well around school; strong teaching in maths and English." Ofsted June 2016

 We   wish to appoint an excellent teacher to join our history team. History results are good. Our Progress 8 has consistently been over +0.3 and we are determined to ensure every student exceeds expectations. 

This   is a great opportunity for the right candidate to contribute to our work and benefit from an excellent environment, where teachers are encouraged to progress their careers with us. Our new building ensures that our students   and staff have the best learning environment in which to achieve. SJT is a very positive community, with our recent staff survey showing that over 97% of our staff enjoy coming to work and   are proud to be part of our school. At SJT we view the professional   development of all staff as a priority and our innovative ‘Learn Together’ initiative enables all staff to be on our outstanding teacher programme. 

We are looking for a teacher who shares our drive and passion to inspire our students with their love of their subject and the motivation to ensure every student achieves through:

· Outstanding classroom practice and an ability to engage all young people.

· A commitment to   contribute to our enrichment programme

· The ability to motivate students of all abilities to achieve their full potential.

· A passion and commitment to raise standards and achievement.

· The ability to work and contribute as part of a team.

· Commitment, resilience, patience, hard work and a good sense of humour.

· The willingness to do what it takes to achieve a goal.

The successful candidate will fully embrace our ethos of ‘Belong, Believe Achieve’ whilst bringing fresh ideas that will build on current strengths and achievements. We welcome application from applicants at all stages of their career. 

Further details and application form are available from the college website or Irene Hayhurst (on behalf of the Headteacher) as detailed above.

For an application pack please:

· telephone 01282 682313

· or email i.hayhurst@sirjohnthursby.lancs.sch.uk 

· or download from the college website: www.sirjohnthursby.lancs.sch.uk

Closing date:  9am Monday 24th September 2018 

Interviews:  w/c 1st October 2018

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment checks.

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More about Sir John Thursby Community College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Eastern Avenue, Burnley, Lancashire, BB10 2AT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1282 682 313
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