Teacher of History (There may be an opportunity for a pastoral TLR for a suitably experienced candidate))

Great Baddow High School, Chelmsford
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Job Ref No. ECC4390-410 Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: Teacher's Pay Range
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 22/04/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: To be confirmed  

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Required September 2024

There may be an opportunity for a pastoral TLR for an Assistant Head of Year role for a suitably experienced candidate.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Are you passionate about your subject and how to engage young people so they achieve their very best? Do you enjoy working with others to ensure the highest standards of teaching and learning in History?

We have an exciting opportunity for an excellent teacher to join our highly committed, supportive and experienced History Department. This post is suitable for experienced practitioners and ECTs. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach across the age and attainment range, including A level.

Staff morale is high at our school; we have an excellent induction programme and a commitment to professional development for all staff.

Our History Department is well resourced, and you will have access to a range of exciting activities and trips. The successful candidate will want to bring their passion and enthusiasm for History to encourage, motivate and engage our students and continue to raise standards in this high performing department. All teaching staff are provided with a laptop.

Great Baddow High School is very well thought of locally. Our motto, which translates as 'always striving for higher things' encapsulates our vision for our students and staff. Our oversubscribed school achieved a 'GOOD' rating in its Ofsted inspection in June 2022. We are committed to supporting students to reach their academic potential and to develop into well-rounded members of society.

Pre-application visits are warmly encouraged, particularly during the working day, to experience the culture of the school and view our students and teachers working together in well-equipped, specialist classrooms, using modern technologies and resources.

Please apply by downloading the application form and sending it to yd@gbhs.co.uk to arrange a visit please contact Yvette DeFeo, HR Manager on 01245 265821.

Please note only fully completed school application forms will be considered, CVs on their own will not be accepted.

Interviews for our vacancies may take place on a rolling basis and we reserve the right to close any advert early, therefore we recommend you send your completed application forms as soon as they are completed.

Information about the School

Great Baddow High School is a happy and successful 11-18 school benefitting from a large site and excellent specialist accommodation.

Our curriculum, enhanced by many enrichment opportunities, clubs, trips and visits, is broad and varied. We aim to support students in achieving their potential both academically and as well-rounded, confident individuals; we are equally committed to the professional development of our staff.

We believe that high expectations in a disciplined but friendly learning environment are essential and respect for oneself and others underpins this. Outstanding pastoral care ensures students feel happy and safe and are, therefore, best placed to succeed.

Many of our students progress into our Sixth Form where they are joined by others from elsewhere. They make an important contribution to the life of the school, involving themselves in a wide range of activities including World Challenge, and supporting younger students in a variety of ways. Sixth formers enjoy their own common room, café and study areas.

Great Baddow High School Specialises in Science and Sport and is a centre of excellence.

We deliver a high quality education in science that challenges and stimulates students. The sciences are popular A Level subjects with many students choosing science-based courses at university. We promote many vocational and enrichment opportunities, including STEM projects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) to enrich learning experiences.

Specialising in sports since 2004, our sports facilities, teaching expertise and extra-curricular provision are outstanding. Our students enjoy sporting success at district and national level and benefit from an exceptional extra-curricular programme although our ethos is centred on participation for all.

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

Yvette DeFeo
Duffield Road
Great Baddow, Chelmsford
Essex, CM2 9RZ
Telephone: 01245 265821
Email: yd@gbhs.co.uk

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