Teacher of History
MPS/ UPS Fixed term 1 year | Full-time
Required for September 2018
Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form is a thriving community school with a healthy and open attitude to progress and change. Rated Outstanding in all areas by Ofsted in September 2017, staff are aspirational for their pupils and want the best for them. Pupils’ behaviour is outstanding. They have positive attitudes to learning in class and their conduct around the school is exemplary.
Our school is at an exciting stage of development, having just opened phase one of our new buildings, housing a contemporary new Sixth Form facility, Student Café and number of well-equipped classrooms. Phase 2 will be opening in September 2018 to include a bespoke Drama studio and theatre. The community provides a purposeful learning environment for both students and staff, stressing the importance of creativity, independence, celebration and empathy. Staff and students enjoy positive working relationships, making it a happy and inspiring place to work.
The History department is a successful, high achieving team; in 2017 76% of GCSEs achieved A*-C, with 35% at A*/A, whilst at A level 69% achieved A*/B. At A level the department offers Classics and Government and Politics in addition to History. Specialist rooms and facilities are available within the Ebacc faculty. The department which has a high profile within the school is committed to local and residential fieldwork, including overseas trips and educational visits to a variety of locations including museums and we are extremely proud of our links with the holocaust trust.
We welcome applicants who are enthusiastic, flexible, committed to raising attainment and removing barriers to improve life chances of our young people.
Tolworth Girls’ School & Sixth Form is an excellent school and are very much at the heart of our local community. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to references and an enhanced DBS check.
The School is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of the community regardless of gender, age, marital status, disability, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation.
CVs submitted without an application form will not be considered. Applications are submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by midday on Wednesday 18th April 2018.
Interviews will be scheduled for Monday 23rd April 2018.
Tolworth Girls’ School reserve the right to close this advert as soon as a suitable candidate is appointed, so we advise you to send your application as soon as possible.
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