Teacher of History & Politics, Wilmington, Dartford

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Wilmington Grammar School for BoysWilmington, Dartford

Date posted:
Start date: Easter 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


MPS/UPS (plus London Fringe Allowance).  

 Easter 2019  

An opportunity for a Teacher of History & Politics has arisen to join a strong Humanities department.  The post is full-time and applications are invited from NQTs and experienced teachers.  This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious person to develop their career in a dynamic, supportive, well equipped and academic environment.  

We are looking for a first-class teacher to join our vibrant and exceptional History department. The successful applicant will be able to teach throughout the School, up to and including A level.   

We are seeking:  

• A creative and dynamic teacher who can inspire students of high ability especially at GCSE and Advanced level. 

• High levels of emotional literacy in and out of the classroom.

• A self-reflective and aspirational teacher who is aware of current curriculum changes and their impact on the subject.  

• Knowledge of and to regularly display contemporary teaching and learning pedagogies.  

History is offered across the school, including at both GCSE and A Level and Politics at A-Level.  Success rates at both GCSE and A level are high.  

The School, which is an Academy, is a selective 11-18 boys’ Grammar School with 240 in the joint Sixth Form with Wilmington Grammar School for Girls, and draws from the top 25% ability range in the area.  

In return we offer exceptional support, training and an environment in which to develop your career to the next level.  

Closing date: Midnight on Wednesday 23rd January 2019  (interviews w/c 28th January 2019).    Informal visits welcome.  Application forms are available on our website under ‘Vacancies’ or contact Jenny Owen at jowen@wgsb.org.uk. 

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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More about Wilmington Grammar School for Boys
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Common Lane, Wilmington, Dartford, Kent, DA2 7DA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1322 223090
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