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Assistant Leader of History

Axholme road, Wyken, Coventry, West Midlands, CV2 5BD
Caludon Castle School
Full Time
TMS/UPS plus TLR allowance dependent on experience
23rd March 2023
Start Date
As soon as possible
19th May 2023 09:05 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1320165

History brings out the best in students. Do you agree?

We are seeking to appoint a reflective and committed Historian to join our successful History Team from September 2023. If you are an excellent and innovative classroom practitioner and a motivated professional who wants to join our successful, well-resourced Department, we would love to hear from you. We are looking for a teacher who is excited by teaching History and looking for the opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of our students, both in the classroom and as part of our wider school community. The History Department are a supportive and refreshingly collaborative team who are looking forward to welcoming a new colleague to be part of our continued development. As Assistant Leader, you will drive the KS3 curriculum for the next generation of Historians to ensure a rich and exciting education promoting the love of History.

Caludon Castle School is a large community school (Number on roll: 1600) with a strong tradition of achievement. We are an inclusive school providing an excellent education for 11–19 year-olds driven by our core value of Respect to all, from all. Our motivation is that every child can achieve and reach their potential with the right support. We are dedicated to delivering a learning experience to all students which is stimulating and enjoyable, drawing from a wealth of extended learning environments and enrichment activities. If you would like to be part of our exciting future, you will need to share our belief in educating the whole person - and in helping every student, irrespective of background or ability, to build the skills, confidence, and independence they need to thrive in higher education and the workplace.

Caludon Castle School is committed to supporting your professional development and career aspirations. We are proud of our CPD programme and offer many opportunities whatever the stage of your career.

In addition, Caludon Castle offers:

  • A strong commitment to staff wellbeing and recognition.
  • A range of benefits which include cycle to work, free parking, an employee discount scheme and access to the on-site swimming pool.
  • iPad provided for all colleagues
  • Access to a wealth of CPD including The National College, NPQs and the Trust Annual Learning & Teaching Conference.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.

Please note, an online search may form part of this recruitment process following recommendations from Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) 2022.

These posts are exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to these posts will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Trust is committed to safeguarding, promoting the welfare of children and young people, and creating a culture of vigilance and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and vigilance.


Safeguarding Statement:


Staff are accountable for the way in which they exercise authority, manage risk, use resources and protect students, who they are responsible for or in contact with, from discrimination and avoidable harm. All staff, where paid or voluntary, have a duty to keep young people safe and to protect them from harm. When an individual accepts a role that involves working with children and young people they need to understand acknowledge that the responsibilities and trust are inherent to that role. There will be a requirement that staff observe their obligations in accordance with the Trust’s safeguarding procedure and report any concerns in accordance with the procedure to the appropriate person.

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