Teacher of History

Teacher of History
Full time and Permanent

Here at Horsforth School, we believe in opportunity and achievement for all.

We are looking to recruit an excellent practitioner to join our successful History Department who can teach History at Key Stage 3, 4 and 5. The subject is incredibly popular and successful at Horsforth School and we have multiple groups at both GCSE and A level.

We are looking for an inspiring teacher who can help us to create a nurturing environment within which all students can reach their full commitment. If you are a passionate teacher who would like to develop your skills and pedagogy in a supportive and high achieving school; this is the job for you.

The position offers an excellent opportunity for either an established teacher or an NQT to join our high achieving school with an opportunity to teach to A level standard for suitable applicants. If you are passionate about your subject(s) and want to really make a difference to the lives of young people then Horsforth School could be the school for you.

Success is seen throughout our ambitious and consistently oversubscribed 11-19 school, which enjoys strong community and international links. Our commitment to excellence in education is recognised nationally. Ofsted describes our behaviour as ‘outstanding’ and the students at Horsforth have a love of learning.

Our school is dedicated to evidence-based practice with a focus on Rosenshine’s principles of instruction. We have a strong emphasis on incorporating educational research in to the classroom. The successful candidate will be a dynamic and enthusiastic teacher where you will have the opportunity of working in a supportive and experienced History department with a strong team ethos. We believe in working collaboratively, sharing ideas and supporting each other to achieve great things as we develop innovative teaching and learning strategies.

For our 1400 students, Horsforth School provides an engaging environment of discovery and growth. For our colleagues too, this setting offers some great benefits. Located in north-west Leeds, the school is just five miles from the city centre with its thriving retail, leisure and cultural facilities, yet on the edge of open countryside. York, Harrogate and the Dales are within easy reach.

If you’d like to find out more, please call 0113 226 5454. Or for full details and to apply, please visit www.horsforthschool.org or email recruitment@horsforthschool.org

Closing date: 12 noon on Thursday 12th May 2022
Interviews: Wednesday 18th May 2022
Start date: September 2022

We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and we expect all colleagues to share this commitment. Appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.