Teacher of History, Hillingdon

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Oak Wood SchoolHillingdon

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Pay Grade/Unqualified dependent on successful applicant
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

"We Dream, We Learn, We Grow”

Term time plus training – up to five training days     

Oak Wood is a vibrant and aspirational community where pupils are encouraged to excel in all aspects of school life.

Teaching within our new build, which has fantastic facilities for all subjects, it is an exciting time to join Oak Wood. The school is very popular, rapidly expanding and under new leadership.  Working closely with our partner school, Swakeleys School for Girls (Ofsted Outstanding), we are entering a new and exciting phase of our development.

This is an excellent opportunity for inspirational, enthusiastic and well-qualified staff to join our ambitious team. Training and support for all staff, including development of leadership potential, is at the heart of our vision for school improvement.

We are currently seeking a Teacher of History. This is an excellent opportunity for an inspirational, enthusiastic and well-qualified teacher to join our thriving humanities department.  

History is part of the humanities faculty at Oak Wood School which is made up of RE, Geography, Government and Politics and History. The department has seven staff across these subjects. Humanities classrooms are grouped together on the ground floor of our new build and have excellent ICT facilities.

We welcome applications from experienced teachers and NQTs.  We would also consider applications from graduates willing to undertake appropriate on-the-job training.

Oak Wood School is a truly inclusive school that embraces all aspects of comprehensive education. The curriculum is well balanced and reflects the needs of all our students and the local community in that we cater for the academic and vocational subjects.

In addition we offer:

  • On-site parking including electric charging facilities.
  • Staff Wellbeing Programme.
  • Childcare and cycle to school vouchers.
  • Excellent transport links (by train 45 minutes to central London), bus routes 427, 278 & U2, train (Chiltern Railways, Great Western Railway and Underground (Metropolitan & Piccadilly).
  • Training & development opportunities.
  • On-site catering facilities.

Please visit our website at www.oakwoodhillingdon.org.uk for Job Description. Application forms are available on our ‘work for us’ page on our website, and you can also apply directly via the job board.

Closing date: Sunday 23 February 2020.

On occasion we receive significantly more applicants than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. 

We are committed to equal opportunities and request any potential applicant to contact our HR department as soon as possible if an applicant has any additional queries, requirements or will need additional time in submitting an application should the closing date of the advertisement be brought forward.

Oak Wood is fully committed to safeguarding and an enhanced DBS disclosure is an essential requirement for all posts at the school.



More about Oak Wood School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Sutton Court Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB10 0EX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1895 237350
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Oak Wood School is a friendly and vibrant community where individuals thrive and feel happy, secure, confident and valued. Our approach combines an intellectually rigorous and challenging academic environment with outstanding pastoral care and s...