History Teacher

Waltham Forest, London
Date Posted:08 Jan 2021
  1. History
  1. Long-term

History Teacher

Waltham Forest, London


Main/Upper Pay Scale

Permanent/full time

Required for September 2021

Tradewind are recruiting! Are you looking for your next role teaching History role in Waltham Forest, London from September 2021? If so, please contact Leanne.king@twrecruitment.com today.

Our client is based in the heart of East London and is an 11 - 18 School that has a new Headteacher and a new vision. The school is on a rapid journey of improvement ensuring their current 'good' status (Ofsted 2014/2018) is built on and for the school to become 'outstanding' in all areas. This is an exciting time to be at a school in an unparalleled setting with unlimited potential. In a recent survey, 96% of staff stated that they enjoy working at this school. This client is on a rapid journey of improvement. The Headteacher joined the school in 2017 and in September 2018 they had a full Ofsted inspection where were graded as 'good' in all areas.

Tradewind Recruitment are looking for a qualified and talented Teacher of History to teach across the ability range to GCSE and A Level. You will need you to be able to inspire our pupils to re-engage with History and fill the gaps in knowledge on students return to school and they will be hungry to do so.

They are looking to recruit a History Teacher to ensure the best possible learning and leadership of learning, across the school. Ensuring safety is at the heart of everything they do, and standards of behaviour and attendance are exemplary within the school and community. Giving all pupils equal opportunities to make maximum progress.

The role itself will be full time, starting in September 2021 with the opportunity to teach all levels of History. You will be responsible for teaching the full range of KS3, KS4 and KS5 classes according to their educational needs, the pupils assigned to her / him, including the setting and marking of work to be carried out by the pupil in the school and elsewhere.

Some of the main responsibilities will be as follows;

  • To delivery of high-quality teaching and learning through appropriately differentiated lessons together with the marking of work to provide constructive feedback which sets clear targets to enable students to make at least expected progress.
  • Use of teaching methods which keep students engaged and challenged.
  • Use of effective questioning and response: clear presentation and good use of resources
  • Regular setting and marking of homework following the school / departmental policy
  • High expectations of student behaviour establishing and maintaining a good standard of classroom management and building positive relationships
  • Assessment and recording of student progress as required by the National curriculum, GCSE, A level, school and departmental policy
  • Analysis of school data, including prior attainment to inform policy and practice and ensure high expectations
  • To follow the schemes of work as required by the subject leader
  • Development of students' key skills in reading, writing, communication and mathematics arising out of the lessons
  • Regular setting and marking of homework following the school / departmental policy
  • Maintaining the classroom as a good learning environment including the display of students' work and other material to stimulate student interest
  • Responsibility for the condition of learning materials, equipment, furniture and fittings in the classroom
  • Attendance at departmental meetings and to play an active role in the work of the department
  • Attendance at parents' evenings and cause for concern meetings etc. as appropriate
  • Fulfilment of the duties of a form tutor as required
  • Have regard for and promote the School's Equality Policy
  • Contribution to the school's extra-curricular provision
  • Other tasks as negotiated / delegated by the subject leader Specific responsibilities for all teachers:
  • Teaching high quality lessons that are secure or better under the school's self-evaluation process
  • Teaching with due regard to current Health and Safety legislation.
  • Planning and preparing schemes of learning and lessons

Location: Located in the London Borough of Waltham Forest the school is easily accessible form the m25 and the North Circular with a vast car parking available to all staff. They also benefit from being served by a number of local bus services and within a few minutes walking distance from the closest train station.

If this sounds like a role you would be interested in applying for or find out about other similar teaching opportunities contact Tradewind today!

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