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Teacher of History, P/T 0.6FTE-Maternity Cover

Trinity Catholic High SchoolRedbridge

About the Job:

We wish to appoint a Teacher of History. This is a part time temporary post (0.6FTE) to cover a maternity leave. 

 At KS3 we follow the national curriculum and use Aaron Wilkes’ series of textbooks (OUP).

 At KS4 we teach the AQA syllabus. In Year 10, Health and the People and Elizabethan England are studied and in Year 11 the topics are Germany 1890-1945 and the Cold War 1945-1972. We use OUP and Hodder textbooks and have supplementary learning resources.

 At KS5 we teach the AQA syllabus focusing upon Tudor England and Russia under Stalin as the examinable units.  NEA is completed in Year 13 and the topic is American Civil Rights in the 20th c. We use OUP A Level textbooks and have a range of supplementary reading resources. 

 Most lessons are taught in history-dedicated classrooms by specialists in the subject.  All classes are mixed ability at KS3 and 4. History is the most popular option for GCSE and is a well-resourced and well-led department. We expect the successful applicant to be teaching mostly KS4 and 5.

About Our School:

Trinity Catholic High School is large, voluntary aided Catholic comprehensive school situated in Woodford Green in the London Borough of Redbridge and within the Diocese of Brentwood. Ofsted have ranked us as ‘outstanding’ on 5 consecutive occasions and we have an excellent reputation for excellence in all aspects of our service to the children in our school community. Our school’s inspection reports can be viewed on this link: A focus upon teaching and learning is a feature of classroom life at Trinity and has positively impacted student progress and attainment.

We need a teacher who is:

 Keen to enthuse and challenge our comprehensive in range student population.

 Able to work in a team, accept advice and instruction and, where necessary, deliver on behalf of the team.

 Committed to excellent subject knowledge and the highest standards of student learning. 

We can offer the successful candidate:

 A competitive salary and a commitment to your professional development.

 PPA time above the statutory minimum requirement.

 Teachers across the school that are friendly and motivated and supportive senior management.

 A well-resourced and well-managed department with a collaborative attitude to classroom management.

Applications: Download our application form from our website:  If you have any queries, please contact the HR Department on 020 8506 5542 or email  for further details.

Trinity Catholic High School is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. Please note, due to high volumes of applications only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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