Teacher of History
Permanent Full-time 1.0 (FTE)
Start Date: 1 September 2022
Priestnall School is a popular, over-subscribed 11-16 school situated in the pleasant residential area of Heaton Mersey, Stockport. Our community benefits from wonderful students and a hardworking and committed staff.
We are currently seeking to appoint a Teacher of History, to join our successful school. History is a thriving department at Priestnall. The appointed candidate will be joining a friendly, effective team who consistently ensure students achieve excellent grades at GCSE.
History is a popular and exciting subject at Priestnall. We have recently been awarded the Historical Association’s History Mark and are keen to excel beyond this. The appointed candidate will be joining a hard-working and professional team, who work tirelessly to ensure outstanding outcomes for all History students.
Our comprehensive Schemes of Learning are well planned, resourced and considered; ensuring that there is aspiration and interest for all of our learners. Our KS3 offer closely follows the National Curriculum including some local history that includes key events such as Peterloo.
At KS4 we follow the Edexcel specification studying topics such as Medicine (Paper 1), Superpowers and the reign of Elizabeth (Paper 2), and USA: Home and Abroad-1954-1975 (Paper 3). Experience of the teaching this specification is desirable although not compulsory. The appointed candidate would be expected to teach both KS3 and KS4 History to a high standard.
We are looking for a team-player who wants to engross themselves within the History team, potentially offering extracurricular clubs and activities. You should also be a dedicated and engaging Practitioner with a commitment to high standards and ongoing professional development.
We are seeking a well-qualified colleague who has:
- a dynamic, innovative and creative approach with excellent interpersonal skills;
- the learner at the centre of their vision;
- excellent classroom practice;
- the ability to inspire, challenge, motivate and empower young people to achieve excellence;
- an absolute commitment to achieving the very highest of standards.
The application form and supporting documentation, including a letter from the Headteacher, are available in the ‘Vacancies’ section of the school website as well as other recruitment platforms.
Completed application forms should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org marked for the attention of Mr Craig Burns, Headteacher. Please note we do not accept CV’s. This email address should also be used to submit any queries regarding the role.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and candidates will be expected to adhere to these expectations. Please see our safeguarding statement and Safeguarding Policy included with the application pack for further information on the safeguarding checks carried out.