Head/Teacher of History, Thornton, Milton Keynes

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Thornton CollegeThornton, Milton Keynes

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

GSA Independent Day and Boarding for girls 3 -18 

Thornton College, Convent of Jesus and Mary is a Catholic independent day and boarding school of 450 girls aged 3 – 18. This is a thriving school with record numbers on roll and an ambitious development plan. The school is set within 25 acres of beautiful Buckinghamshire countryside, close to Buckingham and just 15 minutes from the vibrant city of Milton Keynes. Numerous major developments have recently taken place including the building of an award winning Science and Prep Classroom building, Expressive Arts Studio and Pre-Prep Department.  A brand new Sixth Form was opened in September 2016.

Head/Teacher of History

We wish to appoint an exceptional Head of History who can lead the department and teach across the school including GCSE and A level. S/He will be an ambitious, committed and hardworking team player who can excite students about History and instil confidence and develop the skills they require to perform at the best of their ability. 

The successful candidate will be a well-qualified graduate, possess outstanding standards of teaching, have a proven track record of excellent academic results and be ready to participate fully in the life of the school. 

If you enjoy teaching, are able to enthuse students and are committed to enabling them to achieve high standards, then we look forward to hearing from you. 

Closing date for applications: Friday 24th November

For further details about the post, please email Mrs Jo Storey, Head of Thornton College jstorey@thorntoncollege.com

Thornton College, Convent of Jesus and Mary, Thornton, Miton Keynes, MK17 0HJ. 

Tel. 01280 812610 www.thorntoncollege.com 

Thornton College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an enhanced DBS check.

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More about Thornton College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Convent Of Jesus & Mary, Thornton, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK17 0HJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1280 812610
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Thornton College is a leading independent Catholic day and boarding school for girls. It is one of the most successful non-selective schools in the UK and offers a warm and nurturing educational environment alongside a rigorous and exciting curriculu...