Humanities Teacher, Newbury, Berkshire

Closing date:

The Downs SchoolNewbury, Berkshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018 or January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main / Upper Pay Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Humanities Teacher

The Downs School, West Berkshire

Closing Date: 22 June 2018

Proposed Start Date: September 2018 or January 2019

Salary: Main / Upper Pay Scale

Contract type: Full Time and Permanent

We seek an enthusiastic and well qualified teacher who is passionate about teaching and learning and who has the energy, drive and vision to join our highly successful Humanities Faculty. There will be the opportunity to teach across the Humanities Faculty, particularly History. NQTs are welcome to apply.

The Humanities Faculty consists of History, RE, Geography and Business Studies, with History, RE and Geography taught across Key Stage 3, 4 and 5, and Business Studies at KS4 and KS5. All subjects are popular options for our students.

The Downs School, a Foundation, 11-18 comprehensive school, is a successful, oversubscribed and popular school serving the Downs area of West Berkshire. The roll is nearly 1200 with a well-established sixth form. Results at all levels are consistently above national averages and Ofsted described our students as having ‘excellent personal and social skills’ who ‘achieve well academically’. 

The Downs School has good road links to Newbury, Reading, Didcot and Oxford – situated just 10 minutes from the A34.

More information about the post and the school can be found on our web site or by contacting Mrs N Kenyon, Personnel Manager on 01635 270000 or

Please return your applications by 22 June 2018 to Mrs N Kenyon, Personnel Manager at the above address or e-mail 

The Downs School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Check through the DBS and provide evidence that they have a right to work in the UK.

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More about The Downs School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Compton, Newbury, Berkshire, RG20 6AD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1635 270000
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The Downs School is a co-educational, non-denominational secondary school with sixth form, located in Compton, Berkshire. The school carries the motto "Learning together, learning for life". One of its former attendees is professional footballer Theo...