Head of History, Oxfordshire

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The Oratory Preparatory SchoolOxfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive based on qualifications and experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Role:

We are looking to appoint a highly-qualified, organised, ambitious and energetic individual to lead our History Department in order to achieve the highest of standards for the school and the pupils. It is essential the candidate has a fierce passion for teaching History and has the work ethic and drive to lead the department.

Person Specification:

The post would suit a teacher with leadership potential or leadership experience who has excellent subject knowledge, who is inspired by history and can inspire pupils about history. The successful candidate will be expected to build upon the department’s current achievements as well as having an innovative approach in the classroom and a proven track record enthusing and engaging students. 


Salary will be competitive based on qualifications and experience. Other benefits include contributions to Teachers’ Pension Scheme, free gym membership and meals whilst on duty and being situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Further details are available from the Human Resources Department on humanresources@oratory.co.uk or 01491 683506. 

Job location

More about The Oratory Preparatory School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 13 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Goring Heath, Reading, Berkshire, RG8 7SF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 9844511
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