Teacher of History, Esher

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Esher Church of England High SchoolEsher
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Esher High School is an oversubscribed high performing School. We have enjoyed substantial investment in our facilities recently, which has improved the learning environment across the School. Esher High School converted to an academy on the 1 March 2014. We were delighted that our recent Ofsted visit in March 2017 recognised that we have worked hard and successfully to improve teaching and strengthen leadership at all levels. They found that our school continues to provide a ‘good’ education for our young people. 

We are looking for a successful Teacher of History with the initiative, drive and determination to teach KS3 and KS4 and who wants to contribute on our continued journey from good to great. We are ambitious to continue to move Esher High School forward and will welcome applications from an innovative teacher who is:-

  • Passionate about History and able to inspire student
  • Able to demonstrate a positive and creative approach in the classroom.
  • Committed to the continuous process of raising attainment with every child in their      classroom and within the department.
  • Willing to promote and contribute to a wide range of extra-curricular activities.
  • Keen to share and promote the school’s vision of high standards and success for all.


This post would be suitable for either an experienced teacher or an NQT.  A comprehensive induction programme is provided for all new staff and time to participate in lesson observations and learning walks. We are committed to continued professional development e.g. access to peer coaching, termly teaching and learning group meetings and bespoke personalised training.  In addition, NQTs have weekly timetabled meetings with their mentors and regular access to their Professional Tutor.

We welcome early applications and will consider holding interviews before the closing date for strong candidates.

For an application pack please see the vacancies section at www.esherhigh.surrey.sch.uk or apply online to recruitment@esherhigh.surrey.sch.uk or telephone 01372 468068 ext 225.

Closing Date:  Monday 19th February 2018

Interviews:  Friday 23rd or Monday 26th February

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.



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Address: More Lane, Esher, Surrey, KT10 8AP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1372 468068