Required from: September 2020
Contract term: Permanent
Hours: Full time
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
This is an opportunity for an experienced History Teacher to join a vibrant, challenging and enormously fun teaching community in one of this country’s leading girls’ schools.
You will provide an excellent education for all the school’s pupils by teaching History with expertise and enthusiasm, offering support to the learning of individual students and contributing to the school’s pastoral system.
You will need experience of teaching History at KS3 and 4 with the ability to use a range of teaching strategies in order to meet the needs of all students. The ability to teach Politics or RS would be an advantage.
History at Wimbledon High School:
Surrounded by vibrant, committed, kind girls and supported by exceptionally professional, creative, generous and fun colleagues both in the department and beyond, teaching History at Wimbledon High School is an absolute pleasure.
In the History Department at Wimbledon High School, we strive to engage our highly-able students intellectually by balancing academic rigour with a fun and varied approach to teaching our subjects. We are continually delighted by how much Wimbledon High girls relish the intellectual adventure of History, from Year 7 right the way to Year 13.
About the School:
One of London’s top day schools, Wimbledon High School is a highly academic school for girls aged 4 to 18, located in the heart of Wimbledon, less than 20 minutes from central London. Our motivated students are challenged to believe in themselves within a stimulating environment and there is a ‘can-do’ attitude throughout the school, with girls involved in all sorts of clubs and activities.
As part of the GDST, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:
• Competitive salaries and pay progression
• Access to extensive professional development opportunities
• Training grants for qualifications
• Generous pension schemes
• Free life assurance benefit
• A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
• Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
• A Cycle to Work scheme
• Competitive terms and conditions of employment
For further details and an application form please visit the Wimbledon High School website.
Closing date: 9am Monday 3 February 2020.
Interview date: Monday 10 February 2020.
The School reserves the right to commence the interview process at any time prior to the closing date so early application is recommended.
Wimbledon High School, part of the Girls’ Day School Trust, 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.