Head of History, Sidcup

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Hurstmere SchoolSidcup

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale (Outer London) + TLR2 £6,515
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Governors wish to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated teacher to lead a successful and thriving History Department from September 2018.  The successful candidate will have a strong working knowledge of GCSE and KS3 History.  They will also have a strong commitment to high standards of classroom practice and the ability to contribute towards raising student achievement.  

Hurstmere School is a successful, oversubscribed, non-selective Academy for 11-16 year old boys.  Our committed and well qualified teachers offer challenge, encouragement and support in order that boys may achieve their full potential.  

Hurstmere School is committed to ensuring colleagues achieve an effective work-life balance, in order that the students are served by motivated, inspirational teachers. The provision of Continuing Professional Development opportunities is central to the school’s pledge to further develop teachers at every stage of their career.  

Hurstmere School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and barring Service (DBS) check and other employment checks.  

This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers.  The school therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements.  The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification.  These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

For further information please contact the Principal’s PA, Mrs C Murphy on info@hurstmere.org.uk or 020 8300 5665.


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More about Hurstmere School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Hurst Road, Sidcup, Kent, DA15 9AW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8300 5665
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Hurstmere School is an all boys, non-denominational secondary school in Kent, serving students from the age of 11-16. The secondary school, situated in Sidcup has approximately 1,055 students on record. It is a member of the South East London Schools...