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Job Ref No. ECC4007-242S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: Teachers Main scale
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 15/02/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: Wednesday 27th February 2019  

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Teacher of History

Suitable for NQT

Required from April or September

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional and inspirational History Teacher to join our talented, motivated and supportive Humanities department. This is a fantastic opportunity for a dynamic and committed individual to join the team in April or September 2019.

The successful candidate will be passionate about their subject and about instilling a love of History amongst the James Hornsby students; their focus will be to achieve the best outcomes for all students as we guide them through the rigours of the new curriculum.

We are looking to appoint a colleague who shares our commitment to high standards of professionalism and academic achievement for every one of our students and who will go the extra mile to help them achieve excellence. The Humanities department is forward thinking and is developing pedagogy and curriculum delivery in line with up to date research, with plenty of opportunities for professional development. If you are an outstanding practitioner with a commitment to high standards and a passion for History, we would be delighted to hear from you and look forward to receiving an application.

If you would like to visit the school and the Humanities team prior to application, please contact Leigh Christensen, Personnel Officer, to arrange an appointment.

Closing date: Midday Friday 15th February 2019.

Interview date: Wednesday 27th February 2019

CVs alone will not be accepted. CV's submitted by an agency will not be considered

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Completed applications should be emailed to Leigh Christensen, Personnel Officer

The James Hornsby School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and applicants will be subject to full employment checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure

The James Hornsby School is a Zenith Multi Academy Trust school as part of Zenith Multi Academy Trust

Information about the School

The James Hornsby School, is a successful school with Investors in People Gold status, which can offer students the opportunity to reach their full potential in a supportive and caring environment. Our students are proud of their school and enjoy so many different parts of school life including trips, visits and many other activities both in and outside of the normal school day.

We believe that it is essential that we work in partnership with the students, parents/carers and both local and international communities to enable our students to be prepared for their future lives. Our school motto, 'Together We Excel' reflects this belief. Staff at The James Hornsby School work incredibly hard, along with Governors and Parents, to ensure we offer the best educational opportunities possible.

The James Hornsby School is a forward thinking school, continually looking for new ways to provide the best learning environment and learning opportunities for our students. We are at the centre of the local community and open our doors outside of the normal school day to support learning and recreational opportunities in the local community. We are aiming for excellence and we invite you to come and see for yourselves.

Quotes from our May 2016 Ofsted report: "This school is well led. The Headteacher and leaders have worked with determination to create a culture where pupils share a 'lifelong love of learning' and achieve their best". "School leaders have succeeded in bringing pupils together into a positive, caring school community which promotes high expectations for attitudes towards learning, relationships and attendance."

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Leigh Christensen
Leinster Road
Laindon, Basildon
Essex, SS15 5NX
Telephone: 01268 582400