Teacher of History/Ancient History/Politics

Eastern Colleges Group
£28,000 - £43,685 Per Year
17 Nov 2023 13:07
08 Dec 2023 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
History / Politics, Economics
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Not Offered

Teacher of History/Ancient History/Politics

Teacher of History/Ancient History/Politics

Job description
  • One Sixth Form, Ipswich
  • A maximum of8 FTE Fixed Term until 31 st August 2024
  • Salary: MPR/UPR (£28,000 - £43,685 per annum depending on experience)
We wish to appoint a committed and enthusiastic teacher of at least one of the following A level subjects: History/Ancient History/Politics. The successful candidate will become an integral member of the Humanities Team. This is a rewarding opportunity to work with young people who value excellent teaching, enjoy learning about the subject, and want to work hard to succeed.

We want teachers who are driven and determined to make a positive difference. We expect teachers to use their pedagogical skills to ensure lessons are enjoyable and engaging whilst supporting our students to achieve the best possible grades, that enable them to progress on to their chosen destination.

You will have the privilege, and challenge, of working in an exclusively A Level Sixth Form College with students that enjoy learning and have a determination to do well in their academic studies.

You will be supported by a team of equally committed colleagues who are working collaboratively to create an amazing Sixth Form College for our students. This is an opportunity to join a hugely supportive organisation where we value, support and facilitate your professional development. We ask only in return that teachers focus on continuing to improve their practice. We benefit from being part of Suffolk Academies Trust and we work closely with our partners for the benefit of every member of our community.

We also offer a wide range of staff benefits including:
  • Membership into Teachers Pension Scheme
  • Access to discounted benefits platform
  • Family friendly policies and flexible working
  • Access to our employee assistance programme
  • Free parking
  • Canteen
  • Company Events
  • Memberships and discounts - employees can sign up to various membership cards and discount schemes.
  • Learning and development opportunities - including staff development days
Suffolk Academies Trust is currently comprised of One Sixth Form College in Ipswich and Abbeygate Sixth Form College in Bury St Edmunds. Together with West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds, we have formed the Eastern Education Group, which is a collective of visionary post-16 education providers. Sharing the same ambitious strategic aims, we are committed to providing outstanding vocational and academic excellence to over 15,000 students across the region.

As a College, our Character Strengths and Mission Statement underpin our expectations of all our students and employees. Please familiarise yourself with these and incorporate them into your personal statement; this will be of benefit if you are invited to attend for an interview.

This is an opportunity to join a hugely supportive organisation where we value, support and facilitate your professional development, as well as offering many other benefits including an attractive pension scheme, staff wellbeing initiatives and employee assistance.

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

For further information please contact our recruitment team at: [email protected]

Completed application forms should be made via out recruitment portal - if you have not heard from a member of the HR Team within 14 working days, please presume your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Closing Date: 8.00am on Friday 8 th December 2023

Interviews: Will be held shortly thereafter.

We reserve the right to appoint prior to closing date so early applications are encouraged, we are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, gender, gender

reassignment, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age in accordance with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.

The College is committed to safeguarding children and safer recruitment practices and will undertake all the required pre-employment checks on the successful candidate including an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

All data will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018. For more information about how we access and use your information please visit our website.
We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the adverts should we receive a sufficient level of interest!