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Teacher of History

Chatham GrammarMedway

We are seeking to recruit and enthusiastic individual for the role of Teacher of History to join the successful and vibrant department at Chatham Grammar. This is a permanent appointment for a full-time role.  

Our ideal candidate will have extensive subject knowledge and a passion for their subject matter and will also have the vision to see how History can transfer across the curriculum to influence learning throughout the academy.  Predominantly teaching History the post holder will also teach our flagship Leadership programme as part of their timetable.  Previous experience of teaching Leadership is not required as full support and guidance will be given, and our vision is that the postholder will use the opportunity to strengthen the curriculum links between the two subjects.

Chatham Grammar’s efficient and effective History department provide its students with the opportunity to study past events and issues, which enable them to understand and explain the world around them.  Our students learn to become detectives, questioning the evidence they find and develop their own ideas and conclusions, which stretch well beyond their History lessons.  

The successful applicant will be coming to a multi-academy trust wide supportive learning environment, characterised by open management, and in the knowledge that they will enjoy the full support and care of the pragmatic (and down to earth) leadership team. We have a dynamic, innovative team of professional staff who want to make a difference to the lives, aspirations, and opportunities of our young people.  We would encourage applicants to visit the UKAT website to view the many employee benefits on offer

Chatham Grammar offers its students a wide variety of educational opportunities with a commitment to ensuring that its students achieve good educational outcomes, develop healthy minds and aspire to be happy confident young women ready to embark on a variety of aspirational careers.  It benefits from being part of the University of Kent Academies Trust and has a current Ofsted rating of Good.   Chatham Grammar is proud of its comprehensive website and would encourage applicants to visit for further information


Your application should be made after reading the job description and person specification and you will use the application to tell us how your current skills and experience fit the requirements and why you think you would be suited to this role.

We are keen to attract top talent to our inclusive Trust and therefore we welcome applications from all people across the community spectrum regardless of their race, religion, ethnicity, sexuality, sexual orientation, disability, gender reassignment or age.

In order to follow social distancing guidance, visits to the Academy are not possible at this time, but we would be happy to arrange a discussion or video call with a member of our Senior Leadership Team to share our vision for this role with you.  To arrange such a discussion, or for any other queries about the role, please email

For further information, to download our application form or to send us your CV, please visit our website:

Deadline for applications:  10.00am on Monday 19 April 2021

The University of Kent Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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