Teacher of History with RS
Posted: 24/01/2020 Suitable for NQTs through to UPS
Salary: MPS – UPS
Location: North Tyneside
Closing Date: 24/02/2020
Start Date: September 2020
Kings Priory School wish to appoint a highly qualified and committed professional as a full time member of the Humanities department. We are seeking a colleague who is capable of teaching GCSE and A-Level History to a high academic standard. The successful candidate will be a highly committed, creative and energetic practitioner who is able to make a full contribution to further raising standards of achievement and to the wider life of the school. The ideal candidate will also be able offer Religious Studies at Key Stage 3. Please state curriculum strengths and interests in your application.
Applications are welcome from NQTs through to teachers on the Upper Pay Scale.
Kings Priory School is one of the highest performing schools in North East of England, providing high quality education to nearly 1400 pupils aged 4 – 19. We are a school with excellent teachers, a family environment, motivated students and a commitment to educating the whole child - both in and outside of the classroom. We are proud of our students who regularly achieve well above the national average in public examinations: in 2019 at GCSE, 93% of pupils achieved a grade 4+ in English and 87% of pupils achieved a 4+ in Maths. Our pupils also made excellent progress, with a Progress 8 score of +0.28.
The School operates across neighbouring sites in the centre of the attractive coastal village of Tynemouth with short commuting links into Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Kings Priory School is part of Woodard Academies Trust multi-academy sponsor whose aim is to be a provider of world class education, transforming lives within and across communities. Our Church of England faith designation helps to make our school a thoughtful community and we are welcoming, positive and open to students and staff of all faiths and none.
Kings Priory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.