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THE PHILIP MORANT SCHOOL & COLLEGE
POST: Teacher of History - full or part time
Pay Range: Teachers Main/Upper Pay Scale
Start Date: September 2022
An exciting opportunity has arisen for our school to recruit an enthusiastic and committed full-time or part-time (job share) History teacher from September 2022.
We are fortunate in already having a very strong team in place with outstanding colleagues and inspirational leadership, who are committed to delivering an engaging and deep curriculum.
This appointment provides an opportunity to strengthen our team further with a new, talented and enthusiastic History specialist who aspires to contribute fully to the department. If that sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.
Applications are welcomed from ECTs and experienced practitioners. Outstanding support is provided for ECTs through our very supportive and structured ECT programme. Our bespoke CPD programme for all staff is centred on our commitment to improvement at every level of the organisation.
Philip Morant is a popular, mixed comprehensive, in north-east Essex. The school has served the town of Colchester for over half a century and has a tradition, not only of excellence in education but also caring for its young people. Philip Morant is a happy school in which, overwhelmingly, students feel safe and achieve well.
Our vision is simple. We want a community where everyone feels they belong and are the best they can be. Our ethos is encapsulated in three words: 'Aspiration, Success, Kindness' which underpin our approach to all aspects of school life.
Philip Morant & College is ambitious for all of our students in their pursuit of excellence whether that is in the classroom, on the football pitch, the stage or working within the community.
We are committed to achieving the highest standards and delivering a holistic education and experiences which prepare our students for the next stage in their education, training or work place.
Please feel free to contact us on 01206 545222 if you require any further information about the school, or would like to arrange a visit. We will offer you a warm welcome and let you see for yourself why we are proud of our school.
The position will suit an experienced or newly qualified teacher.
For teachers currently undergoing teacher training, a start date of July 2022 will be considered, on completion of training courses.
Some of your key responsibilities will include:
● Be able to teach and plan high quality lessons
● Demonstrate enthusiasm for the subject to inspire students
(The full details can be found in the attached Job Outline and Person Specification).
We're looking for you if you have:
● a love of teaching History
● the energy to support our expanding extra-curricular programme
Why work at The Philip Morant School & College?
● We have fantastic young people and forward thinking staff
● We have 50 years of tradition, underpinned by progressive values
● We prioritise the curriculum over gimmicky initiatives
● We have a clear, systematic and centralised approach to student support, safeguarding, inclusion and behaviour
● We are part of a large yet locally based Trust, which opens up a myriad of career possibilities?
● And, we serve the best school lunches anywhere.
Why work for The Sigma Trust?
We can offer you:
● A competitive salary
● A Chromebook
● Robust, bespoke school CPD training programme that enables you to flourish
● Opportunities to work with colleagues across the Trust to share resources, ideas and build collaborative relationships
Employee benefits include:
● Employee Assistance Programme
● Pension scheme
● Cycle to Work scheme
● Discounted gym membership at selected local gyms
For additional information about the Trust and this school, please visit our website www.sigmatrust.org.uk
To apply for this post, please apply via the URL link below:
Please note that only fully completed application forms will be accepted and any CVs and accompanying covering letters will be disregarded. A Notes for Applicants document is attached for further information.
Closing date: Thursday, 19th May 12 noon.
Shortlisting: Thursday, 19th May
Interviewing Tuesday, 24th May
The Sigma Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our schools.
The Sigma Trust is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of any protected characteristics. This is embedded in our vision 'To Be Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts', where we believe we are strong and more successful working together, creating a workplace which celebrates diversity.
Information about the School
We are a large secondary school in Colchester and also enjoy a thriving Sixth Form College. We are a popular School with waiting lists for every year and are proud of our strong academic record. We have an excellent and enthusiastic staff led by a strong senior leadership team and we work hard to provide an environment where every student is valued and their varying needs met. Our pastoral care is based upon a highly successful house system and ensures support both for students and parents.