Teacher of Humanities

Principal:  Mr Tom Urwin

New College Durham Academies Trust comprises of two large Academies, Consett Academy and North Durham Academy, located some six miles apart in North West Durham.  New College Durham, is our lead sponsor and both Academies are located in multimillion-pound new builds, offering unrivalled state of the art facilities for our students and communities in Consett and Stanley.

Title: Teacher of Humanities

Grade: MPS – UPS

Academy: Consett Academy

Consett Academy are looking to appoint a Teacher of Humanities, to commence employment in September 2022.  As a Geography and/or History specialist, this role will involve teaching a timetable of both subjects.

Consett Academy is a thriving oversubscribed secondary school, offering a modern teaching environment with unrivalled state of the art facilities for our students and community. The Academy enjoys an excellent reputation within the local community and has a strong inclusive ethos where students are encouraged to develop and grow into confident, resilient and exceptional young people.

The Role

This role presents an excellent opportunity to make a real difference to our young people’s lives in all aspects of Academy life through providing high quality teaching and guidance to all students.

Working in line with Teacher’s Standards and Academy values, you will continue the upward trend in this subject by contributing to raising standards of attainment for students across all Key Stages, to ensure continuous improvement whilst maximising their potential.

Required skills/experience

Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate high professional standards in teaching and learning, whilst simultaneously driving forward continuous improvement in student outcomes at all levels.

Applicants will have high aspirations with the ability to engage, enthuse and motivate students resulting in a positive impact on student attainment and progress.

As well as excellent communication skills, you must have high expectations of students. You will consistently model excellent practice and have student achievement and progress at the forefront of your practice.

To download an application pack, job description and person specification please visit our website:


Please do not attach copies of CV’s/qualification certificates. Only the information detailed on the application form will be used as part of the short-listing process. Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

Completed applications should be emailed to hr@ncdat.org.uk by no later than Midday on Tuesday 17th May 2022. 

Interviews will be held Thursday 26th May 2022

Teacher of Humanities JDPS

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Job Summary

Location: Consett Academy
Salary: MPS/UPS
Posted on: 4 May 2022
Closing on: 17/05/2022