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Head of History and Politics

Claremont Drive, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9LY
Claremont Fan Court School
Full Time
26th January 2023
Start Date
1st September 2023
21st February 2023 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start date
1st September 2023
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1305304

We are looking to appoint an inspirational and dynamic head of history and politics to lead the department in delivering a challenging and engaging academic enrichment programme that stimulates and engages pupils of all ages and abilities.

The history and politics department is established with a team of enthusiastic teachers and has achieved consistently good results at both GCSE and A level.

We welcome applications from teachers with curriculum leadership experience and also those aspiring leaders.

The successful candidate will possess a good honours degree and a post graduate teacher qualification. With strong subject knowledge, you will be an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher who encourages all pupils to develop to their maximum potential.

A willingness to contribute to the co-curricular and pastoral life of the school is essential.

In return you can expect all the benefits of a thriving independent school: a competitive and progressive salary, pension, professional development, laptop, cycle scheme, lunches in term time and on-site parking.

Further details of the role and how to apply can be found under the ‘working at Claremont’ link on our website.

Closing date: 9.00am Monday 20 February 2023

Interviews: Thursday 23 and Friday 24 February 2023


Safeguarding Statement:

Claremont Fan Court School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the school is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

Claremont Fan Court School

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