Head of History, Waltham Forest

Closing date:

Leytonstone SchoolWaltham Forest

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS 1-6 TLR 2a
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of History

Pay Range: MPS & UPS 1 – 6 (inclusive of Outer London Allowance) plus TLR 2a (TLR 2b for exceptional candidate)

Start date: September 2019  Contract term/type: Permanent (Full Time)

The Governing Body and Headteacher of the highest attaining school in Waltham Forest seek to appoint an excellent Head of History. You will be leading a creative, dedicated team who have worked hard to raise attainment in History to amongst the best in our borough. The next stage in our journey as a school is to be counted amongst the best in the country – and that’s where you come in.

You will play a key role in the development of this school as we continue to raise standards and move from Good to Outstanding. We have a fantastic student body who excel academically, in sports, and the arts. We have a rich offer of development, with bespoke training for Middle Leaders and early closure on Wednesday so that the afternoon can be dedicated to CPD. Our staff have strong moral purpose, work well together, and create a culture that is collaborative, professional and supportive.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a dynamic and creative approach to teaching, a passion for the subject, and the necessary skills and vision to enhance further the excellent teaching and learning within the department. You will have the ability to provide clear, effective guidance to colleagues, developing their teaching practice as well as maximising standards of student achievement across the History department.

To apply for this post, please read the Job Description and complete the application form. Personal statements should be no more than 1 side of A4. Statements should address the job specification directly. Please ensure that any gaps in employment are explained. 

Leytonstone School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people. Offer of a position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS Disclosure. We are an equal opportunities employer. Please note we do not accept CVs and references will be applied for at the shortlisting stage.

Closing date is on 20th May 2019 

Interviews will be carried out on Thursday 23rd May 2019 

For an application pack and further details please either go to the school website http://www.leytonstoneschool.org or e-mail recruitment@leytonstone.waltham.sch.uk

All completed applications should be returned to the above email address, FAO Lisa Nathan the Office Manager.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Colworth Road, Leytonstone, London, E11 1JD, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 208 988 7420
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Leytonstone School is a mainstream, non-denominational, community secondary school for boys and girls aged 11-16. It is situated in Leytonstone, East London.   

The school serves a truly multicultural community and it is proud of its divers...