History & PSHE Teacher, Buckinghamshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Swanbourne House SchoolBuckinghamshire

Date posted:
Start date: April 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: The post is offered at a salary commensurate with skills, experience and qualifications
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, well qualified and ambitious Teacher of History (0.6) and PSHE (0.4) to work in this inspiring school. The Humanities Department has a very strong reputation with excellent exam results at Common Entrance and Scholarship level. The Teacher of History and PSHE will be expected to work closely with the Head of Humanities and present a positive and proactive role model for pupils.

Swanbourne House School is a highly successful co-educational boarding and day prep school of 320 pupils, aged 3 to 13, based in the beautiful Buckinghamshire countryside. An ISI outstanding school, Swanbourne combines excellent teaching, modern facilities and countless opportunities for pupils to grow in confidence and discover their talents. Swanbourne House is committed to providing the very highest standard of pastoral care and teaching and learning to ensure that every child is well looked after, happy and fulfilled.

Detail: There are currently two full time teachers in the Humanities department. History is currently taught as single subject from Years 5-8 with the pupils taught in mixed ability groups. PHSE is taught in mixed ability groups from Year 3. It is essential that the post holder can teach History up to Year 8.

We are looking to appoint an outstanding yet flexible and adaptable teacher who enjoys working with children, seeing them thrive and preparing them academically and holistically for the next stage in their education and life journey. This position would suit an experienced Teacher or an NQT.

What we offer:

  • Teaching staff are eligible for membership of the Teacher’s Pension Scheme
  • The school also offers on site access to a school nurse and counsellor
  • The school’s standard remission on tuition fees is available for teaching staff, if your child meets the admission criteria for Swanbourne House School
  • Staff may enjoy complimentary meals in the school’s Refectory during term-time  
  • Use of School on site sport and leisure facilities – Golf Course, Swimming pool, Squash court, Studio and Tennis court  
  • Free on-site parking 


How to Apply: Please complete the online Teaching application form. For any further information, please contact personnel@swanbourne.org  School visits are encouraged and welcomed.

Closing and Interview Dates; Completed application forms must be submitted by 22 November 2019 with interviews conducted soon after the closing date.

Swanbourne House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. Appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity. The supplied references will be taken up and the School may approach previous employers to verify particular experience or qualifications. The successful candidate will need to complete a medical questionnaire.



More about Swanbourne House School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 13 years
Address: Swanbourne, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK17 0HZ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1296 720264
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SCHOOL HISTORY 

The school started as a boys’ boarding school at St Andrew’s College, Bradfield in 1915 and moved with just 43 boys to Swanbourne House in 1920. Early on the School established a good reputation at cricket and football and many m...