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Job details

Job details
Employer Albemarle Independent College
Location Westminster
Contract type Part Time / Full Time
Contract term Maternity Cover Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

Job title: Teacher of Government & Politics (A-level)

Salary: Dependent on experience

Contract term: Full time/Part Time – 1 YEAR Maternity Leave Cover

Start date: September 2017 – June 2018

About the college

Based in the heart of Mayfair, central London, Albemarle is a top performing Independent Sixth Form College, offering a broad A-level & GCSE curriculum for students form public, state and private school backgrounds. The majority of students who come to Albemarle do so because of our reputation for excellent A-level & GCSE results. 70% of the students enrolled at Albemarle are British, whilst the other 30% are International. Tuition is very much student-centered and our teachers are highly qualified specialists in their subject area, many having experience as examiners. In our recent inspection by ISI (March 2016) the college was judged to exceed expectations, the highest accolade awarded by ISI.

Employer Information 

What makes you stand out as an employer of choice ?

We have excellent relationships between teachers, principals and students fostering an environment that encourages students to develop as individuals, and reach their academic potential. We promote internally so there is always room for staff to develop in areas that best suit their talents. CPD is encouraged and very much supported by the principals. Staff are able to participate in extra-curricular activities and contribute to the wider curriculum. 

What do your current staff like about working for you ?

Staff enjoy the informal yet academically disciplined environment that Albemarle offers, working together to empower students to achieve their true potential. Staff are encouraged to bring their own ideas to the table to foster student development and to sustain the ethos of academic excellence. Albemarle has a desirable central London location very close to Hyde Park and Oxford Street.

What does the job entail?

(see attached job description)

What type of candidate are we looking for ?

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills – the standout qualities we look for, and at least 3 years relevant teaching experience together with an ability to relate to young people from different cultures and backgrounds. Candidates must have knowledge of British and American politics and be familiar with political concepts and arguments relevant to the specification.

Next steps
Please complete the application form and submit together with a recent CV to the Vice Principal Stephen Bailey at

Closing date: Wednesday 28 June 2017 

Safeguarding and equal opportunities statement

Albemarle is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be subject to DBS checks in accordance with the college’s recruitment policy (see website for further details)

About the employer

Information about Albemarle Independent College
Phase Further Education
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Locations and contacts

18 Dunraven Street
United Kingdom
+44 20 7629 9146