Teacher of History (Maternity Cover) 0.8 or Full-time

Required from May 2021 (0.62) or September 2021 (0.8) or full time, an enthusiastic and well-qualified History teacher required to teach History throughout the school up to A level.

History is a strong and successful department, committed to continually improving teaching methods to provide greatest benefit to the students.

This contract is for a fixed term to cover the absence of the substantive postholder on Maternity Leave.  Should the employee resign, or return to duty before the final date above, your appointment will cease with at least one week’s notice

The ethos is one of high expectations with a wide variety of exciting enrichment activities in place. The personal development of all staff is a priority. There is a comprehensive induction programme and excellent opportunities for high quality CPD.

The successful candidate should:

  • Be an outstanding classroom practitioner
  • Be innovative and able to turn ideas and opportunities into successful practice
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish strong relationships with all stakeholders and enthuse students
  • Be enthusiastic, a team player, self-motivated and committed to further professional development

Westcliff is a highly successful and oversubscribed Girls Grammar and National Teaching School and identified as outstanding by Ofsted.  Our pupils are hard working and a pleasure to teach.   

Westcliff High School for Girls is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure via the DBS which meets the requirements of the school.

Closing:  25th April 2021, noon.

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