Teacher – Humanities Permanent
Polam Hall School
Start date September 2018
Salary; Teachers Pay Scale – commensurate with ability and experience
NQT’s welcome: Yes
Job Expires Sunday 29 April 2018
Interviews: Week commencing Monday 7 May 2018
Information for Candidates
Wanted from the Autumn term onwards, a dynamic, enthusiastic and passionate teacher to teach humanities. Ability to teach Key Stages 3 and 4 is essential and Key Stage 5 desirable. It is essential that you can teach history to at least GCSE level.
Polam Hall School is a 4-19 co-educational day and boarding school which converted to Free School Status in September 2015. It is now part of Woodard Academies Trust and forms part of the Trust’s Northern Hub. The Trust is working effectively with Polam Hall School to prepare the school for its first OFSTED, expected in 2017/18.
We are looking for a teacher who is committed to the ethos and values of the school, is passionate about making a difference and has the capacity to inspire. In return we offer a competitive salary, a supportive network of schools and academies and cross group shared expertise and career opportunities.
This is a very exciting time at Polam Hall. The school has grown to its current 700 pupils over the last three years and will continue to expand until it reaches a roll of around 880. The School is two form entry into Reception and a third form joins in Y7.
At Polam Hall we aim to build creativity, confidence and compassion in our young people. The vision of the School moving forward is to retain a focus on the individual, on providing opportunities and the holistic development of each child.
The successful candidate will:
- Have ability to teach history to at least GCSE level
- Be a practitioner who maximises the potential of pupils
- Understand the importance of using self-evaluation and performance data to identify and implement effective improvement
- Maximise achievement through rigorous monitoring, intervention and review
- Be committed to contributing to the wider life of the school.
Visits to the school and informal discussions with the Head of Faculty are welcome and can be arranged via the General Office on 01325 463383.
Please note you should use the supporting statement section of the application form to clearly evidence your ability to meet the requirements outlined in the person specification. The information in this section will be used to shortlist applicants for the role and therefore it is important that you provide enough detail to give a full picture of your skills and experience.
Closing Date: Sunday 29 April 2018
Interviews : Week commencing Monday 7 May 2018.
Polam Hall School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced check
Please note all applications must be made via the link on the school website www.phs.woodard.co.uk under the Work for Us tab.