Teacher of History


Teacher of History

This is an outstanding opportunity for a dynamic and enthusiastic Teacher of History to join a thriving History and Politics Department within an historic and successful independent day school for girls.

In this key role, you will teach History at Key Stage 3, GCSE and A Level, and Government & Politics at A Level, facilitating the highest levels of attainment and promoting high standards of teaching and learning.

The ideal candidate will be a graduate with qualified teacher status or the equivalent gained through experience with excellent subject knowledge. The ability to teach politics may be beneficial, but not essential.

The History and Politics Department at Streatham and Clapham High School

History is a popular subject at the School. Visits to museums and galleries are organised to support the curriculum and to make the most of the opportunities that London offers. The History and Politics Department offers enrichment activities through a newly-launched History and Politics Society, annual magazine, as well as the school’s Kinza programme.

About Streatham & Clapham High School

Streatham & Clapham High School is a vibrant, exciting and fulfilling place in which to work. The School is characterised by a warm, welcoming and supportive atmosphere. Members of the Common Room are supportive of each other, and this ethos of support is reflected by the ease of access that all members of staff have to the leadership team. Relationships with pupils are respectful, purposeful and warm. New colleagues are supported through a personalised induction programme.

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
  • Childcare vouchers, interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment


Contract: Permanent
Hours: Part Time
Region: London
Location: London
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Closing Date: March 14, 2018
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