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  • Start date details

    Summer 2023 or sooner

  • Closing date

    20 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    26 February 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to UPS3

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Arnewood Humanities Team work closely together to deliver exciting and challenging lessons across the geography, history and RE curriculum. The team are housed together in high-quality specialist accommodation.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated teacher of history to join our humanities department and teach the subject at all levels. This post could suit an ECT as well as a more experienced candidate. You will be working in a very cohesive and supportive department that is committed to providing an innovative and high-quality history education for all our pupils. We are looking for an applicant who understands that history is unique in the way in which it gives students a perspective on their place in the world. We require somebody who can stimulate an interest in, and a sense of wonder about, places and helps make sense of a complex and dynamically changing world.

The successful candidate will demonstrate: -

  • a passion for history education with an excellent subject knowledge and pedagogical understanding, particularly of teaching humanities
  • they are an excellent classroom practitioner, who is experienced in teaching history at key stages 3, 4 and, preferably key stage 5
  • success in achieving consistently good results in history, at least, at key stage 3 and key stage 4, or as an ECT to establish this pedigree
  • the ability to create and facilitate highly challenging and engaging lessons
  • high expectations for all students whatever their ability and starting point
  • aspiration to progress their career in the future
  • they are optimistic, positive, and cheerful.

What the school offers its staff

We offer: -

  • well-considered professional development and a wide range of professional opportunities, including significant leadership development opportunities at the right time
  • excellent career progression opportunities given our strength in partnership working
  • a supportive, committed, and experienced team of History specialists to work alongside
  • sound mentoring for all new staff from a stable and experienced senior team
  • excellent accommodation and resources including an extensive library
  • exemplary personnel practice including salary progression and pension contributions
  • a work life balance that values individual happiness and fulfilment.

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About The Arnewood School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1057 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01425 625405

The Arnewood School offers a welcoming, professional, and supportive atmosphere for new colleagues. Our academic record over a long period of time shows us to be a consistently high performing school, with impressive examination results at all key stages, including our vibrant sixth form. We aim to meet individual students' needs and help every child fulfill their potential placing great emphasis on a healthy balance between academic work and all-round social development. The school is ideally situated in New Milton at the gateway to The New Forest National Park with easy access to recreational activities by the sea and in the forest.

Arranging a visit to The Arnewood School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email l.harper@arnewood.hants.sch.uk.

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