Teacher of Classics & History

Southend High School for Girls

 Teacher of Classical Civilisation & History

Preferred start September 2024

later start date will be considered

Closing date:  Tuesday 11th June 2024

Application forms are available ‘here

Please submit your application and covering letter to recruitment@shsg.org

We are seeking an inspirational Teacher of Classical Civilisation and History to join our highly successful Humanities Faculty.

The department currently offers Classical Civilisation at both A Level and GCSE. All students in Year 7 have three lessons of Classical Civilisation a fortnight.

The successful applicant would teach Classical Civilisation at all three key stages and History at Key Stage 3.

There will be significant scope for the successful candidate to develop this initiative to meet their own interests and areas of specialism. The ability to teach Latin or Ancient Greek to any level would be an advantage.

This position would be an excellent opportunity for an outstanding ECT.

The successful candidate should:

  • Be an inspirational classroom practitioner with an irresistible enthusiasm for their subject. As a reflective practitioner you will be constantly looking to develop your practice through collaboration, experimentation, and hard work.
  • Be a team player working closely with the Head of Department to develop the learning experiences for all our students.
  • Be creative and innovative constantly looking for new ways to challenge our high ability students across all Key Stages
  • Contribute to secure the highest standards of pupil achievement, monitoring, tracking, supporting, and evaluating pupil achievement. Setting targets for improvement and implementing effective strategies for underperforming students.
  • Be willing to contribute towards the school’s extra-curricular activity programme.

We can offer you:

  • Highly motivated, curious, and industrious students
  • A strong, highly qualified staff team and an ethos of tolerance and respect with a family community spirit
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development and staff wellbeing
  • An environment which promotes innovation

Southend High School for Girls is a highly successful and oversubscribed girls’ grammar school rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted.

This is an exciting time to join the school as it continues to move forward under the leadership of its Headteacher, Mr Jason Carey.

For all enquiries, please contact Karen Lacey, HR & Payroll Manager by e-mail at recruitment@shsg.org

We reserve the right to call applicants to interview, and appoint, prior to the closing date

All staff at Southend High School for Girls have a responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  The successful applicant will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.  This is a customer-facing role needing fluent spoken English.

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