Teacher of History, Reading

Closing date:Expiring soon

Reading Blue Coat SchoolReading

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Founded in 1646, Reading Blue Coat is a leading independent day school of 760 pupils; 677 boys aged 11 – 18 and a further 83 girls in the co-educational sixth form. The School is located on a beautiful 46 acre campus in the village of Sonning, just outside Reading, overlooking the River Thames.

The School employs over 170 staff, of whom 50% are academic staff. Reading Blue Coat provides a stimulating, friendly and supportive atmosphere in which each pupil can realise his or her full intellectual, physical and creative potential.

An enthusiastic and inspiring History Teacher with outstanding subject knowledge is required from September 2020 in this popular department. You will teach the Edexcel IGCSE syllabus and the AQA A level syllabus. An ability to teach another subject will be an advantage.

The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the co-curricular offerings of the department and the wider life of the School, to which your energy, warmth and pastoral instincts will lend themselves.  

You will hold a good History honours degree. PGCE students and NQTs will be considered.

The School provides a stimulating and vibrant environment in which to teach, and you will join a highly committed and enthusiastic academic team. 

Reading Blue Coat School has been recognised by the Daily Telegraph as one of ten independent schools offering the best value in the UK.

The post is available as maternity cover for the period 2 September 2020 to 30 April 2021. We offer an excellent salary and benefits package, dependent on qualifications and experience. 

Rented single room accommodation may be available on campus if required.

Further details and an application form can be downloaded from our website:  www.rbcs.org.uk/vacancies or contact the Human Resources Manager, on 0118 933 5813 or email: recruitment@rbcs.org.uk

Closing date: 9am, Monday 27 January 2020.

Interviews will be held during the week of 10 February 2020.

Applications must be submitted to the email address above by CV or an application form, and accompanied by your covering letter.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced check.

Registered charity number 1087839 • No agencies, please


More about Reading Blue Coat School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Holme Park, Sonning-on-Thames, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 6SU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 118 9441005
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