Teacher of History, Oxford

Closing date:

St Clare's, OxfordOxford

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: St Clare's scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Terms of Employment:  

Full time permanent 

Purpose of the role: 

To teach History to students on the International Baccalaureate programme and the Pre IB programme.  

Key Responsibilities: 

Teaching  History and helping to run the annual Model United Nations. The person  appointed would also act as a Personal Tutor to approximately 12  students  


For September 2018 we are  looking for a teacher of History for students studying for year 1 and 2  of the IB Diploma (the equivalent of A Levels). 

There is no need for applicant to have experience of teaching IB, although this would be an advantage. 

Students are highly motivated, class sizes are small, working conditions are exceptional. 


For an experienced teacher (5+ years), this is likely to be £40,714 per annum.  

Hours of Work: 

Classes are timetabled between 9.00 and 16.30 and meetings can last up until 1800 on some nights 

The  academic year is 35 weeks, from late August until mid-June, with breaks  at the end of term and mid-term in October and February.  

Required by: September 2018 

St Clare’s: 

St  Clare’s comprises two colleges, the IB World School and the  International College. Each is based in the conservation area of  Summertown in north Oxford, twenty minutes’ walk from the city centre.  

St. Clare’s operates 48 weeks a year. There are three business streams: 

The  IB World School; The International College (University Pathways,  English language and other adult courses); Summer courses (English  language, Academic and IB preparation). 

Over the course  of a year students of up to 80 nationalities study at St. Clare’s. The  IB World School is currently educating students from 50 countries, of  which 12 per cent are British. 

Competitive Benefits Package: 

Pension, Life Assurance, Free Lunch 

How to apply:  

Applications  must be made using the College’s standard application form which can be  found on the College website at www.stclares.ac.uk/recruitment   

CVs will only be accepted if accompanied by a St Clare’s application form. 

Alternatively, send to: 

Recruitment, HR Department, St Clare’s, Oxford, 139 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 7AL 

Closing Date: 

This position will close once we receive sufficient applications. 

References and Pre-employment Checks 

St  Clare’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of  children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   All offers of employment and contracts are issued subject to  satisfactory references and outcomes on all necessary pre-employment  checks including DBS records and establishing the right to work in the  UK.  Some or all of these checks may have been undertaken before an  offer is made. Under the National Minimum Standards for Boarding  Schools, we are required to follow the guidance in Keeping Children Safe  in Education and undertake additional checks on employees. 


Full  written references and phone references on quoted references may be  obtained before or after interview.  One referee must be your current or  most recent employer.  References must also include the last place of  employment where you worked with children or vulnerable adults.   References from friends or relatives will not be accepted.  Please  ensure referees know they will be contacted and will respond promptly. 

Identity, right to work and qualifications: 

Original documents confirming proof of identity, right to work in the UK and relevant qualifications will be required. 

DBS Information: 

Police  checks / Disclosure and Barring Service checks will also be undertaken  for which employees / prospective employees are required to provide  information and consent.  Candidates who have lived and worked abroad in  the last five years will be required to seek good conduct references,  or the equivalent, from the countries in which they worked, as a  pre-requisite of employment.   

Prohibition Order Check: 

Prohibition order checks will be carried out for all teaching positions and for senior management positions as appropriate. 

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More about St Clare's, Oxford
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 14 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 139 Banbury Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2 7AL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1865 517368
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