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Job details
Employer Kew House School
Location Hammersmith and Fulham
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted
Closing date
Job starts Required from September 2017

The Directors of the Gardener Schools Group have established Kew House School in the conviction that there exists an opportunity for a different kind of independent secondary school in London - academically demanding but with a modern approach to selection criteria, the flexibility of the curriculum and recognition of creativity and talent. 

History is a popular subject at KHS and there has been a significant uptake at GCSE and A level; We are seeking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic graduate teacher to help support the growth of the number of students opting for History at GCSE and A level and to teach from year 7 through to A level.   

Key Requirements:  

  • Good degree in an appropriate subject and a recognised teaching qualification 
  • Ability to teach History from Year 7 through to GCSE and A level, and KS3 geography desirable but not essential 
  • Up to date knowledge of the changes at GCSE and A level and willingness to develop new schemes of work 
  • Ability to assist in the further development of the department and of the curriculum through the use of the VLE 
  • Willingness to participate in creative team planning and teaching 
  • Commitment to, and experience of, using a range of teaching styles and methods including ICT. Classrooms are equipped with IWB/ digital projectors 
  • Willingness to participate in the wider co-curricular life of the school    

The school is committed to staff development and this position will provide a good springboard for further promotion within the school and beyond. All staff will be encouraged to attend INSET courses and will be provided with ample professional development opportunities. 

The school operates its own pay scales consistent with national teacher pay scales and will offer salary commensurate with experience and the nature of the role. 

To apply, please submit a completed application form together with supporting letter of application and details of two referees. One referee should be able to comment on your teaching skills, and one from your current or most recent employer. References will be taken prior to interview. You must provide original documents as proof of identity at interview. 

Completed applications should be emailed to info@kewhouseschool.com or posted to Mr Mark Hudson, Headmaster, Kew House School, 6 Capital Interchange Way, London, TW8 0EX. 

Closing date: Midday on 23rd January 2017. 

Suitable applicants will be contacted by email and invited to attend an interview by arrangement. 

All appointments are made in accordance with our equal opportunities policy and applicants should let us know of any special needs they may have. Kew House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and questions will be asked at interview to assess suitability of candidate to work with our children. All appointments are subject to satisfactory criminal record (DBS) check.   

About the employer

Information about Kew House School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

6 Capital Interchange Way
Brentford
London
TW8 0EX
United Kingdom