Teacher of History, Wakefield

Closing date:New this week

Horbury AcademyWakefield

Date posted:
Start date: February 2020
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: MPR/UPR
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking to recruit an outstanding part time teacher (0.4 part time basis) with the skills, expertise and passion to help enthuse our young people to achieve a high standard in History. Whatever your stage of career, you will be an inspirational practitioner able to make a significant contribution to raising expectations and standards through dynamic teaching and learning across KS3 and KS4.

This position is temporary for up to 31 August 2020 in the first instance. 

The ideal Candidate will:-

• Have a natural passion and enthusiasm for History with an ability or proven track record of raising attainment in History;

• Understand data and how it can be used to inform planning and intervention by tracking progress;

• Be keen to ensure the learning needs of disadvantaged groups are catered for;

• Love encouraging, motivating and inspiring young people;

• Be committed to our ethos that all students can achieve at Horbury Academy;

• Have great references and appraisal documentation demonstrating they are a good classroom practitioner.

Horbury Academy has:-

• Ambitious, eager to learn students who have the benefit of both an innovative curriculum and extra curriculum programme;

• A safe, caring environment where respect and consideration is taught, established and valued by all;

• Warm, dedicated and well trained staff who are committed to doing their best for students every single day;

• Membership of Pixl, and is keen to network and take risks with new ideas and strategies;

• A number of benefits to offer including a fantastic internal CPD programme, free parking, vibrant, multi-million pound state of the art facilities that foster excellence in teaching and learning, and a great location which is accessible from J40 of the M1.

If you would like further information regarding the role or to arrange a visit to the Academy please contact the HR department on 01924 282740

Closing Date is Friday 13 December 2019 at 12.00 noon

The interviews are expected to take place week commencing 16 December 2019.

Please note CVs will not be accepted, application forms can be found at https://horbury.accordmat.org/recruitment/

It is an exciting time for Horbury Academy a founding member of the Accord MAT, working in equal partnership with Horbury Primary Academy, Middlestown Primary Academy and Ossett Academy and Sixth Form College.

Horbury Academy is committed to the Equalities Act 2010 and also to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children and young people, by adhering to the “Keeping Children Safe in Education” guidance.  All staff and volunteers are regularly trained regarding our expectations in keeping our students safe. An enhanced DBS is required for every post.

More about Horbury Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Wakefield Road, Horbury, Wakefield, WF4 5HE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1924 282740
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Horbury Academy is a mixed secondary state school that caters for pupils aged 11-16 and is situated on the outskirts of Wakefield, West Yorkshire. Since September 2016, it has formed part of the Accord multi-academy trust with Ossett Academy.