Teacher of History, South Croydon

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Whitgift SchoolSouth Croydon

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Generous package dependent on qualifications and experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking to appoint a talented, energetic and dedicated graduate to join our outstanding History Department from September 2018. Over 120 pupils take History at A Level and International Baccalaureate, and a significant number go on to study the subject at university, with twenty gaining places at Russell Group universities last year. History is also a very popular option at GCSE, with 300 pupils currently studying at this level. The successful candidate will be expected to teach to Sixth Form and should be aiming to make a major contribution to the development of this dynamic department. The ability to assist with Oxbridge applications and teach Politics or another subject would be an advantage. 

The post is suitable for experienced teachers as well as those new to the profession who may be able to participate in our highly-regarded Schools Direct programme. A proactive culture of supporting and developing talented and inspiring teachers is supported by the Senior Management Team.

Staff will be encouraged to contribute fully to the co-curricular life of the School and this is reflected in the salary offered. A strong commitment to the pastoral and house system is also anticipated. Accommodation may be available. Assistance is offered towards removal expenses.

We welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to attract staff that matches the social and cultural diversity of our student intake. 

For further information and an online application form, please visit www.whitgift.co.uk/vacancies. For any queries, please telephone the Human Resources Department on 020 8688 9222 or email SchoolHR@whitgift.co.uk .

Applications will be reviewed on a daily basis and interviews may occur at any stage after applications are received so we invite interested candidates to apply as soon as possible.

Whitgift School (part of the Whitgift Foundation) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Where applicable, applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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More about Whitgift School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 10 - 18 years
Address: Haling Park, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 6YT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8688 9222
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