Teacher of History and Government and Politics, Tower Hamlets

Closing date:Expiring soon

Oaklands SchoolTower Hamlets

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS (Inner London Salary)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of History and Government and Politics                      

 Required from September 2019

 Salary Range: MPS/UPS (Inner London Scale)

Are you a talented and dynamic practitioner? Do you wish play a key role in a high-performing department in a highly successful school in the heart of East London?

Oaklands School is a fully inclusive school with a wealth of opportunities for all learners to achieve their full potential. Our Progress 8 Scores are well above national average for the fifth year in a row. We are a school which serves the local community and promotes co-operation, responsibility and respect. 

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in a strong and progressive department in a vibrant and happy school. We are seeking a teacher who has the subject knowledge, skills and drive to make a significant contribution to this already thriving and popular subject area. You will be passionate about History and Politics and committed to securing excellent outcomes for children of all abilities. As a highly dedicated and innovative professional, you will join a dynamic team of teaching and associate staff, all determined to ensure that the school maintains its reputation for excellence. You will be keen to teach 'knowledge rich', global histories that reflect the varied family histories of our students, and contribute to department CPD around this. You will also be keen to foster critical historical consciousness among our pupils from age 11 to 18 both within the classroom and across the school, as well as develop alongside the Head of Department, Schemes of Work at KS3. 

This post would be suitable for an NQT or an experienced teacher.

Oaklands is a high achieving school at GCSE and A level.

We are keen to hear from you if you:-

• Are an excellent teacher

• Aspire to develop further as a professional

• Are flexible and adaptable

• Are ambitious, hard-working and a team player

We can offer you the opportunity to join:

• A highly committed and dedicated staff.

• Excellent CPD opportunities.

• Students who love their school,  are ambitious and want to learn

Oaklands is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications for all posts from appropriately qualified persons regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion or belief. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be DBS checked.

For an application pack please contact:         

For further details and an application pack: 

Telephone:  0207 613 1014     Email: hr@oaklandsschool.com

Closing date for applications: 9am Friday 21st June 2019

The school may hold interviews for suitable candidates before the application closing date.  




More about Oaklands School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Old Bethnal Green Road, London, E2 6PR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 7613 1014

Oaklands is a mixed, comprehensive, non-denominational secondary school with sixth form situated in East London. It is a community state school as well as a NSS (National Support School] that provides support to other schools. A smaller than average ...