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  • Hours: Part time
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  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 01 December, 2023 12:00 AM

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Teacher of Humanities (History) (Ysgol Maesydderwen)

Teacher of Humanities (History) (Ysgol Maesydderwen)

Powys County Council
Teacher of Humanities (History) (Ysgol Maesydderwen)
Job description
Teacher of Humanities (History) - MPS
Required for January 2024 to August 2024

An exciting opportunity to join the Humanities Department and make a contribution to the next stage of improvement of a forward thinking school & department

Ysgol Maesydderwen is situated in beautiful south Powys, the catchment area of which includes part of the Brecon Beacons National Park and the Waterfall Country. Ideally situated in the small town of Ystradgynlais, the school is within easy reach of Cardiff, Swansea and South-West Wales.

The Governors are looking to appoint a Temporary Teacher of Humanities (History) to join our highly committed Humanities Department. The successful candidate will become a member of a department that supports the Learning Leader to raise outcomes in Humanities for all of our learners.

The role is a permanent position and would suit a newly qualified teacher searching for their first position or an experienced teacher looking for a fresh challenge in a different context.

We are looking for a person who:
• is a qualified Humanities (History) teacher;
• demonstrates the attitude that our learners can achieve great success;
• consistently teaches very good/excellent lessons for learners;
• be confident in planning an appropriate and challenging curriculum;
• be committed to high standards for learners and themselves;
• has the skills to motivate and engage learners;
• has a relentless aspiration to enrich the lives and learning experiences of the learners at Ysgol Maesydderwen;
• is prepared to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the school.

We can offer you:
• enthusiastic, confident and friendly learners;
• a fantastic building with a stunning teaching environment and state of the art technology;
• outstanding support and development tailored to you, wherever you are in your career;
• an exciting opportunity to be at the heart of the development of key Areas of Learning and Experience in the Curriculum for Wales at Ysgol Maesydderwen;
• an opportunity to join a highly supportive team;
• a school with an inclusive ethos to ensure all learners make progress in all activities and experiences.

This is a real opportunity for you to make your mark, and as a forward-thinking school with access to high-quality CPD for all, there are always opportunities for career development for ambitious and committed colleagues. If you have the drive and ambition to help support the Humanities Department at our vibrant and thriving school, then this will be the ideal position for you.

If you have any further queries about the above role please feel free to contact the school via Please mark the query FAO of Emma Hopkins.It is planned that the interview for this role will take place during the week beginning Monday 11 December 2023.

The closing date for this post is midday on Friday 1 December 2023.

May I thank you for your interest in our school and I look forward to receiving your application.

Yours sincerely

Phil Grimes