This is an excellent opportunity for a Teacher of History to work at a high achieving, fully comprehensive school in Dorking in Surrey. This position is fixed term until 31 August 2022 with potential to be made permanent. To start in January 2022.
Who we are:
Ashcombe is highly sought-after, with very high levels of interest for September 2022. This is due to a wide range of factors including its facilities, academic results, standards of teaching, pastoral care, the wide range of trips and extra-curricular activities and the resultant attitudes of its pupils. In our 2020 ‘Investors in People’ Report, our staff said:
“It is a great place to work, and I can see all the things that are happening – it’s all positive”
What we offer:
• A History department that is well managed and very successful.
• A supportive climate in which there is much cooperation, resulting in detailed schemes of work and excellent resources
• Courses run for both GCSE and A-Level students
• Opportunity to teach A-Level Government & Politics
• An excellent ECT programme
• Regular professional development opportunities
• Day nursery on site with preferential rates for staff
• On-site parking
• Close to A25, M25 and local train stations
What we’re looking for:
• A person who has a passion for History and Humanities and will encourage our students to delve into events of yesteryear
• An ability to deliver the curriculum to a high standard
• An open minded approach to expanding and encouraging knowledge growth in students of all abilities
• A team player who will settle quickly into the team
What Ofsted say:
“Pupils’ attitudes towards learning are very positive. Pupils are attentive and responsive in equal measure in lessons. As a result, there is a very harmonious learning atmosphere"
How to apply:
Click the ‘Quick apply’ button below to complete an application form.
Applications must be submitted by 8am Friday 10th December 2021. Please note we may interview as applications are received.
Whatever the outcome of your application we thank you for the interest you have shown and wish you well in your future career.
The Ashcombe School,
Ashcombe Road, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 1LY
Tel: 01306 886312