Thank you for your interest in working at Thamesmead School, you will be part of a highly successful Humanities team. This is a temporary, part time role (2 or 3 days per week) to cover maternity leave, however there may be opportunities for a contract extension or other roles within the school. The ideal candidate would be able to demonstrate good knowledge of History and the ability to contribute to another curriculum area would be advantageous e.g. PE.
History is popular throughout the school and is a regular Key Stage 4 option. The successful individual will share our vision of achieving excellence and raising further the standards of teaching and learning. You will be a team player with a clear understanding of current and future curriculum developments. The post is suitable for an ECT or a more experienced colleague.
The school is situated to the West of London with good rail and road access. Our location means our staff enjoy living in areas such as West and South West London, Surrey and Berkshire making fantastic choices for city, suburban or rural living available.
Thamesmead is a vibrant and successful school. In 2019 our students gained strong GCSE results. 85% of students gained a 4 grade or higher in English and Maths and 58% of students achieved a grade 5 or higher in English and Maths. 83% achieved 5 GCSEs or more graded at 4 or above. "Pupils behave well, are co-operative and respectful towards their teachers and each other. Strong leadership aims to ensure that the school provides the best possible standards of teaching and learning."- Ofsted.
Thamesmead is a successful 11-16 school rated good by Ofsted in June 2017. We are a happy community of staff and students and you will see that if you wish to come and visit us as part of your application.
To ask any questions please email or contact Zoe Midwinter, HR Manager on 01932 219 448.
To apply please visit the Recruitment section on our website and follow the link.
Closing date: Tuesday 30 August 2022
Interview date: To be confirmed
Please apply early as applications will be reviewed upon arrival. We reserve the right to appoint before the deadline for an exceptional candidate.
Thamesmead School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).