Humanities Teacher (Predominantly RE at KS3 and 4, with some KS3 History/Geography)

Location: Enfield
Contract: Permanent
Sector: Education

A brilliant opportunity has arisen for a Humanities Teacher to work in a mixed-sex, Secondary school. The school is situated in a diverse and deprived area of Enfield and therefore, applicants that have a community language or knowledge of working within a busy inner London environment will be welcomed. We are dedicated to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment.

The successful candidate will work collaboratively within a team in a well-established Humanities department delivering the existing fully resourced curriculum within the academy. You will have a natural flair for delivering creative and vibrant lessons that enthuses and motivates all students to want to learn and achieve. You will need to have excellent communication skills and work collaboratively with the Head Teacher, SLT team and your direct team.

The academy is committed to your professional development. You will have the support of a dedicated senior leadership team to ensure you are able to focus on delivering outstanding teaching and learning. You will also be supported by subject specialists for the delivery of any Humanities subjects that are not to your specialism.

Main Duties and Responsibilities of a Humanities Teacher:

  • To plan, resource and deliver lessons and sequences of lessons to the highest standard, thereby ensuring meaningful learning takes place and pupils make rapid and sustained progress
  • To develop one’s own teaching practice to a level of advanced proficiency
  • To contribute to the enrichment, extra-curricular and raising aspirations programmes
  • To provide daily pastoral tutoring to a cohort of pupils
  • To contribute to the effective daily working of the academy
  • With direction from the Head of Department and within the context of the academy’s curriculum and schemes of work, to plan and prepare effective teaching schemes and lessons
  • To teach engaging and effective lessons that motivate, inspire, and improve pupil attainment
  • To make students aware of opportunities for extending their educational experience outside timetabled time, both in and out of school, and to foster and support student participation in such activities
  • To use regular assessments to set targets for pupils, monitor pupil progress towards individual targets and respond accordingly to the results of such monitoring
  • To produce/contribute to oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to individual and groups of pupils in line with the school monitoring and evaluation framework
  • With direction from the Head of Department and within the context of the academy’s curriculum and schemes of work, to plan and prepare effective teaching schemes and lessons
  • To maintain regular and productive communication with pupils, parents and carers, to report on progress, sanctions and rewards and all other communications

Person Specification:

  • Right to work in the UK
  • Qualified to at least degree level
  • Qualified to teach and work in the UK
  • Ability to teach subject to A Level standard and up to date knowledge in curriculum area
  • Evidence of being, or having the potential to be, an outstanding teacher of the subject
  • An understanding of the strategies needed to establish consistently high expectations
  • Vision aligned with NSCT’s high aspirations, high expectations of self and others
  • Effective listening skills that lead to a strong understanding of others
  • Commitment to the safeguarding and welfare of all pupils
  • Thinks strategically about classroom practice and tailoring lessons to pupils’ needs
  • Understands and interprets complex pupil data to drive lesson planning and pupil attainment
  • Good inter-personal, communication, planning and organisational skills
  • Demonstrates resilience, motivation, and commitment to driving up standards of achievement

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