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Job details
Employer Bennett Memorial Diocesan School
Location Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts January 2018

Bennett Memorial Diocesan School

Culverden Down, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 9SH.

Tel: 01892 521595 


Headteacher: Mr Jon Sparke

Head of History TLR £6,450 to start in January 2018. 

This is an exciting opportunity to lead the further development of history in this exceptionally high achieving school. We are now seeking an excellent teacher of history with successful 11-18 teaching experience across the ability range, to lead a dedicated team of teachers. History is an extremely popular subject to A level, so the successful candidate will play a critical role in leading teaching here. Outstanding communication skills, a strong commitment to the subject, good qualifications and leadership potential are essential.

Situated in Tunbridge Wells, with excellent transport links to London, Bennett is a popular and over-subscribed academy with an enviable record of outstanding academic achievement over many years. 

· A Church of England co-educational school with independent academy status

· 1,550 on roll including 320 in the Sixth Form

· Judged Outstanding in every area by Ofsted in 2012       

· Outstanding  GCSE and A Level results

· Excellent reputation; oversubscribed

Bennett students are highly motivated and enthusiastic about learning and taking part in the huge range of enrichment activities that we offer. 

As the lead school in the Altius Teaching School partnership, we are committed to providing strong and sustained professional development for all colleagues who work with us. 

Priority places at the school are available for children of staff.

We welcome pre-application visits to the school.

Application forms and further details from school website – follow link to employment. Completed Application Forms should be emailed to or posted to the school by the closing date. 

Applications should be submitted on the correct Application Form, no CVs will be accepted.

The closing date for applications is 9 am on Monday 16th October 2017.  

Interviews to be held on Wednesday 18 October 2017

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All posts are subject to a satisfactory DBS enhanced check.

About the employer


Bennett is a Church of England school with a record of providing outstanding education, rooted in tradition and preparing young people for the future. Our distinctive Christian identity and ethos inform our approach to livin...

Information about Bennett Memorial Diocesan School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Culverden Down
Tunbridge Wells
United Kingdom
+44 1892 514424