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Teacher of History

Merchant Taylors' Boys' SchoolLiverpool

Required September 2021

Merchant Taylors’, Liverpool has a long and distinguished history as a leading school in the region. Based on over four hundred years of tradition, we aspire to be a forward-thinking and progressive centre of learning.

We are seeking to recruit an inspirational and enthusiastic Teacher of History to start employment in September 2021. The role would suit an experienced teacher, an NQT or a recent graduate who is considering a career in teaching. The role involves teaching History up to A Level; the ability to teach Politics A Level would be an advantage but not a necessity.

The History Department at Merchant Taylors’ has a reputation for excellence and has successfully sent a numerous students to study History at Oxford and Cambridge in recent years.

The successful candidate will be knowledgeable, enthusiastic and dedicated to the holistic approach to learning on which we pride ourselves at Merchant Taylors’. The individual should thus be prepared to contribute fully towards the School’s extracurricular and co-curricular programmes.

We want you to be excellent at what you do because we will expect superb teaching at all levels of the school; we therefore want to help you to develop to become an outstanding practitioner both in and outside the classroom. We aspire to identify and encourage the strengths of each and every student we teach, and for this reason we expect staff to be able to develop both an academic and pastoral relationship with their students.

We are confident that the learning environment and the benefits of working in one of the best independent schools in the North will be a truly engaging experience.

We will value and support your contribution to School life and in return provide you with excellent rewards:

• Working as part of a committed and talented team

• Competitive salary

• Membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme

• Extended holiday periods

• Children of the successful candidate will be eligible for the Schools’ discount tuition fee

• Free membership to the fully equipped  gym

• Support for your continuous professional development

• Provision of car parking within the School grounds

• Free lunch and refreshments during the school day

• Employee assistance programme providing a 24-hour counselling and advice line

Make your best move this year and join a school of true distinction.

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Candidates should submit an application form via email to  or alternatively post to Human Resources Department, Merchant Taylors’ School, Liverpool Road, Crosby, Liverpool L23 0QP to arrive by Midday: Monday 24 May 2021.  Interviews will be held week commencing 24 May 2021

Merchant Taylors’ School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

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