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Abraham Moss Community School KS3 History Co-Ordinator/KS4 Citizenship Co-Ordinator

A well-qualified and enthusiastic KS3 History Co-ordinator / KS4 Citizenship Co-ordinator is needed to join the Humanities Faculty from 1 September 2019 to teach History and Citizenship at Key Stages 3 and 4. This position is Permanent, Full Time.

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: Main Scale to Upper Scale +TLR2b
  • Contract: Full Time Permanent
  • Applications Close: 20 May 2019 09:00
  • Start Date: 01/09/2019
  • NQTs Considered: No

Job details

The Humanities Faculty covers 4 subject areas: Geography, History, RS and Citizenship. The Faculty is well resourced with access to excellent facilities. The quality of teaching and learning is high. There is strong distributed leadership and teamwork within the Faculty.

Pupils make excellent progress at all levels. We teach the AQA specification for both History and Citizenship GCSE. Citizenship is taught as a discrete subject at KS4 only. It is taught within the PSHE curriculum at KS3 by form tutors.

The successful candidate will be required to lead on areas of the KS3 History Curriculum and KS4 Citizenship Curriculum working alongside the Subject Leader for History and Citizenship. The newly appointed teacher would be expected to teach both subjects: we would encourage specialists in either subject to apply.

Abraham Moss is a school which achieves strong levels of progress at Key Stage 3 & 4. In 2017 and 2018 our Progress 8 score was well above the national average and we were placed in the top 5% of schools nationally.

From September 2019 full time staff will work four and half days a week, but paid for 5 days, the secondary phase will close at 12.30 every Friday for all staff and pupils. We place a great focus on staff development, at all levels with an extensive programme of professional development which offers a whole range of opportunities for colleagues' development.We are as committed to staff well-being as to pupil wellbeing.

Abraham Moss is an inclusive school where children flourish. There is barrier-free provision for pupils with physical disabilities. EAL teaching is a strength. Our ethos attracts pupils and staff who are committed to a multi-ethnic 3 -16 Community School where there are good relationships, good teaching and many opportunities. Abraham Moss Community School is an Equal Opportunities employer.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be an outstanding and passionate teacher
  • Have a proven track record
  • Be a committed team player
  • Have the ability to engage and inspire pupils; and
  • Be committed to inclusion and to ensuring that no child is left behind

Abraham Moss is a very interesting all-through school located in and alongside the Abraham Moss Centre. It attracts a committed and stimulating intake of pupils from a socially and culturally diverse area.

There is a superb range of highly motivated teaching and associate staff, all committed to high levels of achievement and participation in learning. Development of language across the school is key.

Safeguarding information

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, younger learners and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. The above post will be subject to enhanced DBS checks, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

How to apply - information for applicants

If you are interested in this vacancy please email your completed application form to:n.taker@abrahammoss.manchester.sch.uk or post to: Ms N Taker, Abraham Moss Community School, Crescent Road, Manchester, M8 5UF.

CVs are not accepted as part of the selection process.

This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable. 

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. 

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Closing Date: 20 May 2019 09:00

Please quote vacancy reference - MCC352/4271-173S