Teacher of History & Politics

Type of Position:Teacher of History & Politics
Subject:History & Politics
Salary:Competitive Salary plus benefits
Start Date:September 2023
Closing Date: 24 March 2023 at 12 noon
Interviews:Week commencing 27 March 2023

Teacher of History & Politics

Part time (0.80) or Full time (negotiable)

Contract:  Permanent

Competitive salary plus benefits

Required from September 2023

This is an exciting opportunity for a well-qualified and passionate History & Politics Teacher to join a thriving and successful History Department within an exceptional school, with excellent facilities.

Students attain excellent examination results and History & Politics are popular subjects. There is the opportunity to teach across the whole age range, up to and including A Level History & Politics. The ability to teach Key Stage 3 Latin or A Level Classical Civilisations would be an advantage, as would the ability to offer teaching within our Wollstonecraft Enrichment programme.

A well-qualified graduate of History, the successful candidate will demonstrate equal passion for their subject and working with young students. Staff are expected to contribute to our co-curricular programme.

About the School

Founded in 1880 by the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST), the UK’s leading network of independent girls’ schools, Blackheath High School is a selective school for girls aged 3–18.  We are fortunate to be located on the edge of the stunning Heath and within easy reach of historic Greenwich and Canary Wharf.

There are many good reasons to work with us. Blackheath High School has a real sense of community, and you’ll be part of it. You’ll be part, too, of the wider GDST family and you’ll be in the company of some of the best and brightest people in independent education. We also 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
  • Free delicious and healthy school lunches
  • 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 information and to apply please visit www.gdst.net or contact Sharon Read at s.read@bla.gdst.net.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon, Friday 24rd March 2023.

Interviews will be held in the week commencing 27th March 2023.

Blackheath High School and the GDST are 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, an online search and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.

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