Teacher of History, Tooting, SW17

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Graveney SchoolTooting, SW17

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Graveney is an extremely popular and successful 11-19 school situated in Tooting SW17 on a pleasant site with excellent facilities. We have a commitment to providing the best opportunities to all students and to developing professional skills and career opportunities for staff. 

We require a committed and enthusiastic teacher to join our friendly and collaborative department, delivering the curriculum across the full range of age and ability. Applications are most welcome from experienced teachers and suitably qualified NQTs. 

History is an extremely successful subject at Graveney School. We employ a range of dynamic teaching styles and are committed to innovative curriculum development. Our students study History for two hours a week from Year 7 to 9 and it is a popular subject at both GCSE and A level. We currently have over 300 students studying History for GCSE in Years 10 and 11 and last year, students achieved 92% A*-C at GCSE - well above the national average. 

We have a large sixth form, with over 200 students studying History A level and again, results are well above the national average at Key Stage 5. A large number of our students go on to read History at university with many studying at Russell Group universities and Oxbridge. 

Members of the department also teach Politics at A level and we welcome candidates who also have an interest in teaching this subject, although it is not a requirement.

This appointment would be suitable for an NQT or an experienced, qualified teacher.

Successful NQT applicants will be enrolled onto our enhanced NQT programme, designed to focus on subject-specific pedagogy and delivered by our experienced staff. It offers many additional benefits over and above a ‘normal’ NQT year, including:

  • further reduced teaching load;
  • enhanced CPD programme specifically targeted at teaching within your subject specialism;
  • support from large department of other subject specialist teachers;
  • a subject-based, teaching-based research project. 

For an application form and job description, please visit http://www.graveney.org/teaching-vacancies 

Closing date: 3.30pm on Wednesday 21st March 2018.

Interview date: w/c 26th March 2018.

Graveney School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will need to undertake a DBS Check.

Strictly no contact from agencies. Please respect this request.

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More about Graveney School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Welham Road, Tooting, London, SW17 9BU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 6827000
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Graveney School is a non-denominational, co-educational secondary school with sixth form in Tooting, south-west London. There are 1,970 students aged 11-18 on the school roll, 709 of whom study in the sixth form. 

Established in 1986, the school...