The British School Al Khubairat is looking to employ a Secondary History Teacher. This is a full time role and will commence 1stSeptember 2018.
The candidate will require a relevant degree and a PGCE qualification. They should have experience of teaching History KS3 and KS5.
Title History Teacher
Report to Head of History (Line Manager)/Headmaster
Collaborates with Secondary Staff
The History teacher will play a key role in the delivery and provision of curriculum
and co-curricular History in the senior school.
Specific focus is required in the following areas:
the planning, creation and delivery of curriculum and co-curricular History;
working closely with the Head of History to develop and embed new curricula
at KS3, KS4 and KS5.
To consistently teach high quality, engaging History lessons from KS3-KS5.
To implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated
curriculum for students and to support a designated curriculum area as
To facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides students with
the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.
Be a role model for students, inspiring them to be actively interested in History
and promoting History learning through out of hours activities.
Ensuring a high quality learning environment within the History area.
To monitor and support the overall progress and development of students.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF ALL TEACHING STAFF
a. Promote excellence in teaching and learning to ensure all children develop to
their full potential and are equipped for life beyond school;
b. Exemplify best practice in own classroom, and share good practice
throughout the department;
c. Take part in the regular review and development of schemes of work,
keeping up to date with current educational initiatives with your own subject
and beyond, ensuring that excellent practice and high standards of teaching
and learning are maintained;
d. Identify own training needs and attend INSET and disseminate as required;
e. Plan effectively, ensuring lessons provide pace, motivation and challenge;
f. Set tasks which are imaginative, interesting and demanding;
g. Differentiate and extend work as appropriate, working closely with the
Learning Support department as required;
h. Demonstrate good ICT skills;
i. Follow whole school and departmental policies relating to the marking of
children’s work, and the assessment, recording and reporting of children’s
j. Maintain a stimulating and meaningful display of children’s work, ensuring
that it is regularly updated and relevant to topics being taught
k. Maintain classroom discipline, employing sanctions when necessary, in
accordance with the school behaviour policy;
l. Take registration, in accordance with whole school policy;
m. Act as Form Tutor as required, following school policy for the role of the Form
n. Contribute to the planning and teaching of PHSE as required;
o. Carry out morning break and lunchtime duties as required;
p. Provide lunchtime and co-curricular activities as required;
q. Join in with and be supportive of school events and activities generally;
r. Be prepared to take part in school trips and visits as required;
s. Cover the lessons of absent staff as required;
t. Provide work in the case of own absence;
u. Develop and maintain good relationships with parents and the local
v. Attend parents’ evenings as required;
w. Undertake any other duties that may reasonably be requested by the
1. Good honours’ degree;
2. Qualified teacher status;
3. Masters’ degree (desirable).
1. Proven successful experience of teaching across the age and ability range
and of raising student achievement;
2. Proven experience of curriculum development and delivery;
3. Proven commitment to the academic, pastoral, social development and wellbeing
1. To recognise students’ learning needs and to communicate these
effectively to other professionals;
2. To manage time effectively;
3. To drive future development, showing an ability to plan strategically
and deliver effectively;
4. To lead training when required;
1. Excellent communication skills at all levels orally and in writing;
2. Excellent ICT skills including some familiarity with school
management information systems and Microsoft/Google
3. Good administrative and record-keeping skills.
1. Proven competence in working
b. Under pressure;
2. An excellent health, punctuality and attendance record.
1. Commitment to principles and policies of BSAK and understanding of how
they apply to teaching and learning;
2. Commitment to the community ethos of the school;
3. Proven commitment to own continuing professional development.
Salary scales are under review. Generous packages however are available which will
be discussed at interview.