Published
November 24, 2021
Location
Category
Job Type
Short Summary
We require a part time teacher of History to deliver lessons to Key Stage 3 and, ideally, Key Stage 4 students.
Salary
Undisclosed
Working Pattern
Part Time, Fixed Term
Closing Date
November 29, 2021

Description

Required from January 2022

Part-time (2 days per week)

Fixed term contract until 31st August 2022 with a possibility of a permanent contract after this

We require a part time teacher of History to deliver lessons to Key Stage 3 and, ideally, Key Stage 4 students. The ability and willingness to also teach some Key Stage 3 Religious Studies would be advantageous.

The History department is an experienced and friendly department with three full time members of staff (including the Head of Department) and a number of other staff who teach History in conjunction with other subjects such as Politics or Religious Studies.

History is a compulsory subject in Years 7 and 8, with five classes of 30 pupils in each year group. The History Key Stage 3 curriculum aims to provide a broad and engaging curriculum, which develops highly transferable skills such as critical analysis, evaluation and argument.

One of our end points is to prepare our students for the rigours of GCSE study. Equally, by connecting our students with past societies and individuals, we deliberately encourage our students to spot social injustices and thereby make them more rounded and empathetic individuals.

History is a very popular option at GCSE, with about 80% of the cohort choosing to continue their studies in the subject. It is also a popular and successful subject at A level.

To apply, please visit our website by clicking on the Apply button.

Applications submitted via email should be sent to Mrs Anna Summerfi eld, HR Manager at asummerfield@swbgs.com

Closing date: 9am, Monday 29th November 2021.

Interviews will be held the same week.

The school is fully committed to the DfE guidance on Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education and all candidates for the post will therefore be subject to vetting procedures following Buckinghamshire Council’s guidance on Safer Recruitment and Selection in Schools.

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