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Woodbridge High School

Woodbridge High School

Head of History

Required for January, April or September start 2019

HEAD OF HISTORY

TLR 1a £7,857

Woodbridge High School is a successful school situated in the heart of Woodford Green, North East London.  It is fully comprehensive with an ethnically and socially diverse intake. The school has a strong and distinctive ethos of ‘Pride in Achievement’ and enjoys an excellent reputation within the local community. The outstanding 6th form achieves impressive results year after year. We are currently looking for an experienced & inspirational teacher of History to lead our team.

The History department offers:

  • The opportunity to be a creative practitioner of History teaching
  • A supportive and expanding department
  • A successful and well-resourced department.
  • A positive learning and teaching experience in a supportive and friendly environment which is very popular with students.
  • Good results at GCSE and A Level
  • Very strong student uptake for GCSE and A Level

The successful applicant will:

  • Have a strong belief in comprehensive education
  • Have the ability to deliver excellent student outcomes
  • Be an innovative and inspirational teacher
  • Be committed to their personal and professional development
  • Make a positive contribution to the school’s distinctive ethos
  • Have the experience of teaching a full age and ability range.
  • Have the ability to teach History to A Level
  • Expertise in using ICT for Learning would be an advantage

Woodbridge High School offers you:

  • The opportunity to work in a highly regarded school
  • A welcoming and friendly staff body
  • Motivated, well-behaved and friendly students
  • Opportunities for rapid career development and promotion
  • Access to state of the art sports and leisure facilities
  • Tailored professional development and training
  • A comprehensive staff wellbeing package

Woodbridge High School is committed to working with local schools and leads on many aspects of school improvement and inter-school development. We would like you to consider being part of our team at this exciting time in our development.

The school is committed to promoting and safe-guarding the welfare of children.  All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and overseas checks where necessary.

Further details about the post and an application form are available to download below.  Please email completed application forms to Helen Dalby at hdalby@woodbridgehigh.co.uk 

Closing date:  Friday, 16th November at 9.00 am

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within a week of the closing date.  Please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion if you have not heard within that time frame.