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Teacher of History with a Recruitment and Retention allowance

MPS/UPS (£23,720 - £34,664) (£36,646 - £39,406) with a recruitment and retention allowance

Closing Date: Friday 7th June, midday

Start Date: January 2020 or sooner

· Do you want to work in a school that is undergoing rapid cultural and transformational change?

· Do you want to work in a school where we value the teacher as the expert?

· Do you want to work in a school that has a very clear and systematic approach to addressing student behaviour?

· Do you want to work in a school that takes workload seriously, has a rational approach to marking and restricts email use at weekends and during holidays?

· Do you want to work in a school that values its staff and has a strong approach to CPD?

· Do you want to work in a school that prioritises a ‘Knowledge Rich’ curricular approach?

If your answer to the above questions is a yes then please carry on reading this advert.

The Duston School is looking to appoint a Teacher of History. This is an exciting time to join our World Studies Faculty teaching the full range of key stages.   Within the faculty, we aim to ensure that students will learn to understand the relevance of history through creativity, challenge and engaging activities. They will learn to work collaboratively and analytically, as well as developing key skills and techniques to ensure they can excel.

Applicants should show enthusiasm towards joining our dynamic, committed and supportive team. We welcome applications from qualified teachers, who can  demonstrate the highest standards of delivery in order to raise attainment and are committed to motivating young people.  We welcome applications from NQTs as well as  experienced applicants

We can offer you:

  • A professional, hardworking and supportive team of staff with the capability and desire to raise student achievement even further
  • Enthusiastic students who are willing to learn and are proud of their learning environment
  • A strong stance on staff CPD, with a real focus on staff subject knowledge
  • Health Care Benefits Plan   
  • Extra curricular sporting clubs for staff 
  • Free on site staff car park
  • A laptop
  • A sensible approach to marking
  • Two faculty away days per year for departmental planning
  • A school meeting calendar that privies year, team and faculty meeting time
  • A strong school culture
  • A centralised approach to student care and detentions
  • A knowledge rich curriculum
  • A sensible approach to emails, with no work emails sent at weekends and during the Christmas, Easter and Summer breaks

Applying:

Please complete an application form (we do not accept a CV alone) along with a letter of application to the Principal. Please email the application form and letter to: jobs@thedustonschool.org

If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have been  unsuccessful on this occasion. 

The Duston School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow  safer recruitment practice and all appointments are subject to satisfactory DBS checks, and Disqualification by Association clearance. In addition references will be requested for short listed applicants prior to interview and will form part of the interview process.

Please apply here if you are interested in this role