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Head of History and Government & Politics

Head of History and Government & Politics

Bentley Wood High School for Girls


Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
Apply by:
11 October 2017

Job overview

Bentley Wood High School

Head of History and Government & Politics

(TLR 2C)

We are seeking an outstanding teacher of history, government and politics who is innovative and creative and ready to take on leadership responsibilities. You will have the ability to lead the History, Government and Politics Department with the aim of securing outstanding learning and achievement for all students.

Bentley Wood High School is in the top 1% of schools in England for student progress (2015) for the 3rd consecutive year with a value added measure of 1,065.

“Outstanding teaching stimulates the students’ passion, igniting their enthusiasm and interests for learning. Students’ behaviour around the school and their attitudes to learning in lessons are exemplary” Ofsted Outstanding 2012.

Please go to our website for the full details of this post:

School visits welcome. Closing date: Noon on Thursday 12th October 2017. Interview date: Tuesday 17th October 2017. For any additional details please contact the Headteacher, Janice Howkins, Bridges Road, Stanmore, Middlesex, HA7 3NA, 020 8954 3623 or

An Equal Opportunities Employer

Committed to Safeguarding and Promoting the Welfare of Children

About Bentley Wood High School for Girls

At Bentley Wood High School for Girls we are proud of our fine record of academic achievement within our safe, caring, stimulating environment where pupils learn happily and well.  We encourage each girl to develop a wide range of skills and interests, to achieve her personal best and to work co-operatively with consideration for all members of our learning community at all times.

Ms Naseema Akbar Headteacher

Bentley Wood High School Vision

‘Learning today: Leading tomorrow’ underpins our vision for all members of our diverse, vibrant community.

To realise our vision we are determined to be;

  • an inspirational, inclusive learning school, with the highest expectations, where each person is enabled to achieve their personal best
  • a community and family centred school where we work in partnership to empower, support and prepare young women with the resilience to meet local, national and global challenges
  • a safe happy school, appreciative of our natural environment that recognises and aims to meet the diverse educational, social, physical and emotional needs of every individual
  • a reflective and responsive school where strong and inspiring leadership is promoted with students and staff at every opportunity

A community who cares:
      Communication Achievement Respect Empathy

Ofsted report

“This is an outstanding school which is highly inclusive. The senior leaders possess a relentless drive and ambition in ensuring that every individual succeeds. The school’s motto, ‘learning today: leading tomorrow’ permeates through students’ attitudes and the commitment of staff; all are united in working together. Achievement is outstanding.”

View Bentley Wood High School’s latest Ofsted report

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Applications closed