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History Teacher KS3-5

Grey Court SchoolRichmond upon Thames


FT September 2021

Grey Court is a successful and oversubscribed academy serving a diverse community in an outstanding environment, situated in the London Borough of Richmond and in very close proximity to the beautiful River Thames.


We are seeking to appoint a highly qualified, motivated and innovative teacher of history who will inspire our young people from KS3-to 5. The post would be suitable for a newly qualified or experienced teacher with good qualifications and a degree in history. The successful candidate should set high standards of teaching and learning and have strong skills in differentiating lessons for different abilities. The Humanities Faculty is a highly collaborative department and would welcome an applicant with strong interpersonal and communications skills.

History is a popular and thriving subject at Grey Court School. This vacancy provides an exciting opportunity to work within the well-resourced department in a dynamic and highly successful school and continue the development of strong History provision across the key stages.


You will be expected to contribute to the successful results of our ambitious Humanities Faculty, which exceeds national attainment levels and ensures that Grey Court continues to have high aspirations for all our students.

You must be a good team member able to deliver an outstanding experience in history lessons. You will have a strong commitment to high standards of classroom practice alongside a genuine regard for inspiring progress and a quality education for all our young people, regardless of academic ability. You will be expected to show initiative and take control in advancing schemes of work and resources to meet the evolving demands of the history curriculum. 


Grey Court is committed to recruiting the very best teachers and support staff to benefit student experience in the classroom. We strive to to bring out the best in all our students whether they follow vocational or academic pathways.

Graded Outstanding by OFSTED (for the second time) in January 2018, the school opened its sixth form in September 2014, with our cohorts of Year 13 students achieving continuously exceptional results year by year. In 2016 we became part of the Every Child, Every Day Multi Academy Trust and consequently, have further developed extremely strong working relationships with our partner schools. 

Grey Court is also a successful National Teaching School. Our programmes for teacher and leadership development ensure that all of our staff, from NQTs to senior leadership, have access to nationally recognised development opportunities.

If you would like to come and join us we would like to hear from you!

Closing date: Friday 5th March 2021

Interviews: w/c Monday 8th March 2021

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All offers of employment will be subject to the successful candidate undertaking an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

For more information about Grey Court School, Job Descriptions and Application Forms please go the school website or call 020 8948 1173. For an informal discussion please contact Ms Rebecca Hawkins, Head of History or email 

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