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Teacher of History - Full-time

Leigh Academy Hugh Christie, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-5431-318T
  • Posted:14/06/2024
  • Pay:MPS commensurate with experience
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:28/06/2024 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC


Are you eager to ignite a passion for History in the next generation? Are you committed to continuously expanding your own expertise in both your subject and teaching methods? Are you seeking a collaborative and nurturing environment to thrive and evolve professionally?

We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Teacher of History to join our dynamic Humanities department. The successful candidate will have a genuine enthusiasm for their subject and a commitment to delivering engaging and innovative lessons that inspire students to explore the past and develop a deep understanding of historical events, themes, and concepts.

If you are passionate about History and dedicated to inspiring the next generation of learners, we would love to hear from you.

The ideal candidate will:

  • be passionate about their subject(s) and be able to communicate the importance of the subject with students.
  • be organised, efficient, reliable and strive to meet high standards and expectations.
  • be able to inspire students from a range of backgrounds and abilities and help them strive to be better people.
  • be an excellent classroom practitioner and confident to deliver their subject(s).

We welcome applications from both ECT’s and experienced teachers.

The Leigh Academy Hugh Christie is a very special place to work and pre-application visits or phone calls are both encouraged and welcomed. If you would like to arrange to discuss the role with a member of the team, please contact the Recruitment Team on Joinus@latrust.org.uk. 

Information about the school

A very warm welcome to Leigh Academy Hugh Christie. Leigh Academy Hugh Christie is a co-educational school, based in Tonbridge. The school is housed in a state-of-the art building on an attractive campus with excellent facilities.

It is our mission that every child at Leigh Academy Hugh Christie is happy, successful and well-prepared for adult life.

We deliver this by having a dedicated staff body, a broad and balanced curriculum with high standards of discipline, creating a disruption free learning environment. Students’ wellbeing is of equal importance alongside their academic progress and we offer outstanding support.

Our core values of being ready, being responsible and being respectful underpin everything we do at Leigh Academy Hugh Christie. Students are provided with a range of opportunities both in and out of the classroom to develop these core values.

We are very proud of the students and staff at Leigh Academy Hugh Christie. We aim to develop excellent working relationships with our parents and carers to ensure that all our students enjoy their learning, make excellent academic progress and become well rounded, responsible global citizens.

Our website can only give you a flavour of what we offer at Leigh Academy Hugh Christie, please do come and visit us on one of our open events to meet with our fantastic students and amazing and dedicated staff.

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.