22 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    24 January 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Social sciences

Working pattern

Full time: Monday to Friday

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS/UPS (Inner London) + TLR 2C

What skills and experience we're looking for

Further to the duties and responsibilities listed within the Job Description for all teachers at the School, the post holder is responsible to the Leadership Group Line Manager/Headteacher and any other designated Line Manager(s) for the following:

  • Lead the Social Science Department in all matters relating to the curriculum across the school.
  • Focus on, and support, staff in developing the highest standards of teaching and learning in the department.
  • Be responsible for fostering positive self-esteem and supportive relationships for all students, founded upon respect and mutual trust.
  • Be responsible for maximising the academic progress of the students they teach by delivering the very highest standards of teaching and learning.
  • Promote a positive, purposeful and professional working atmosphere that encourages cooperation and challenge whilst valuing the contribution that individuals make to the success of the school.
  • Promote equality of opportunity for all regardless of race, religion or gender and encourage excellence, resourcefulness and perseverance.


Overall Responsibilities

  • Promote high standards in all aspects of school life, particularly in student progress.
  • Actively support the vision, ethos, culture and policies of the school.
  • Inspire and motivate students, teachers and other school employees.
  • Comply with the professional duties of the KHS staff Code of Conduct.
  • Contribute to a school culture which is positive, purposeful and professional.
  • Engage positively in the school Appraisal process and performance management arrangements.
  • Be committed to safeguarding and to promoting the welfare of children and young people.

What the school offers its staff

  • Free On-site Parking
  • Weekly Staff Treats
  • Cycle-to-work Scheme
  • Staff: Tea / Coffee
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff Social Events: Christmas Lunch & Summer BBQ
  • Commitment to Continued Professional Development

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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About Kingsbury High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1993 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

Kingsbury High School is a vibrant learning environment with a strong community ethos.

Prospective candidates are welcome to come and look around the school to see for yourself what makes Kingsbury High different. As a large 12 form entry 11-18 split site school we are situated in an inner London location, but with an out of London feel – surrounded by parkland with large playing fields and great local amenities, excellent transport links to enable easy access from central London and fringe areas. Our school is truly diverse in its makeup, whilst united as one family working to achieve the best for all our students.

Arranging a visit to Kingsbury High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email khsvacancies@kingsburyhigh.org.uk.

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