Rachel Lewis
Dayjob Ltd
120 Vyse Street
Birmingham B18 6NF
T: 0121 638 0026
M: number here
E: rachel.l@dayjob.com


A committed, inspirational and motivated teacher who has the drive and ambition to hit the ground running. Possessing a track record of getting the best out of pupils by giving appropriate feedback, encouragement and assistance to pupils. Having a track record of promoting effective learning by setting pupils clear tasks, goals, and requirements and then informing them of progress is made.

Rachel is currently looking for a suitable opportunity within in a leading school where she can develop both personally and professionally.


Inner City School
HISTORY TEACHER     –    May 2008 – Present
Working as part of a dedicated team of friendly and supportive teachers. The school is a large mixed comprehensive with over 1250 Students on Roll. School pupils are aged between 11 to 18.


  • Teaching History classes to a wide range of age and ability groups (KS3 & KS4).
  • Planning lessons and classes in detail.
  • Teaching English history and about historical events in the past.
  • Organising activities that include computers, group interaction and hands on projects.
  • Applying effective measures in the case of pupil misbehavior.
  • Attending departmental meetings with other teaching colleagues.
  • Preparing and delivering lessons to a high standard.
  • Getting students o write about important cultural events from the past.
  • Using innovative teaching methods to reach students.
  • Maintaining a accurate records of each pupils attendance.
  • Communicating and relaying ideas and information clearly to a class of pupils.
  • Being a good role model to students through professional conduct and personal presentation.
  • Covering classes for absent teaching colleagues.
  • Involved in school extra-curricular activities.
  • Abiding by all Health and Safety regulations.
  • Marking assignments, coursework and homework.
  • Planning field trips to historical sites.
  • Attending parents evenings.
  • Keeping classes interesting.



  • Ability to teach History up to GCSE and A level.
  • Registered with the GTCW.
  • Have strong classroom management skills.
  • Possess a enhanced CRB.
  • Extensive and comprehensive knowledge of UK History.
  • Possessing a thorough and up-to-date knowledge and understanding of the National Curriculum programmes of study.
  • I.T competent – Microsoft office 2007.
  • Excellent knowledge of subject matter.
  • Able to monitor a students progress.


  • Ability to generate enthusiasm in the classroom by creating a stimulating learning environment.
  • Keen to progress and eager to learn.
  • Having a friendly and approachable personality.
  • Encouraging pupils to do better so they can achieve their potential.
  • Able to inspire pupils.
  • Can make a personal connection individually with pupils.
  • Possessing a good sense of humour.
  • Resourceful and positive when solving problems.


Teaching techniques
English contemporary history
Classroom management


Evesham North University           2005 – 2008
BA (Hons) Teaching & Administration

Coventry North School               2003 – 2005
A levels:     Maths (C)   English (C)   Physics (B)

REFERENCES – Available on request.


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