History Teacher

Posted 22 April by Reed Education
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 History Teacher Required for January in Slough

History Teacher

Location: Slough

Salary: £29,344-£44,919

Start date: January

Are you a qualified teacher with a passion for history and a desire to inspire young minds? Do you want to work in a school that offers a rich and diverse curriculum and excellent opportunities for professional development? Do you want to be part of a supportive and collaborative team that values your contribution and expertise? If you answered yes to these questions, then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

  • You will be responsible for teaching history to pupils aged 11-18, following the national curriculum and preparing them for GCSE and A-level exams. 
  • Plan and deliver engaging and challenging lessons that cover a range of historical topics and periods, and develop pupils’ historical knowledge, skills and understanding.
  • Use a variety of teaching methods and resources, including textbooks, documentaries, artefacts, field trips and online platforms, to enhance pupils’ learning and interest.
  • Assess and monitor pupils’ progress and attainment and provide them with regular and constructive feedback and support.
  • Contribute to the development and improvement of the history department and participate in cross-curricular projects and initiatives.

We are looking for the following people.

  • Have a recognised teaching qualification and QTS, and a degree in history or a related subject.
  • Have a thorough knowledge and understanding of the history curriculum and the latest developments and trends in history education.
  •  Experienced with teaching history at secondary level, and of preparing pupils for GCSE and A-level exams.
  • Have excellent history skills, and the ability to use a range of sources and evidence effectively and critically.
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to build positive relationships with pupils, staff, parents and external partners.
  • Strong organisational and classroom management skills, and the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Committed to supporting professional development and reflective practice.

The school has a modern and well-equipped history department, with four dedicated classrooms, a library, a museum and a network of laptops and tablets.

The school offers a rich and varied curriculum for history, including GCSE and A-level courses in history, ancient history, classical civilisation and politics, and extracurricular activities such as history clubs, debates, competitions and trips.

What we offer:

A long-term contract for a History teacher starting in January, with a competitive salary, depending on experience and qualifications.

A supportive and collaborative working environment, with regular supervision and feedback from the head of department and the senior leadership team.

A comprehensive induction and training programme, and access to ongoing professional development and career progression opportunities.

A friendly and welcoming school community, with a positive and respectful culture.

A chance to make a difference in the lives of pupils and help them develop their historical skills and confidence.

If you are interested in this role, please apply here and a consultant will be in touch soon.

Reference: 51713916

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