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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    31 May 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 May 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Full time: 1.00 FTE

Contract type


Pay scale

London Fringe Pay, MPS1 to UPS1 (£29,344 - £44,919 per annum)

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Are you an inspiring and engaging History Teacher?

  • Do you have a thoughtful and self-reflective approach to pedagogy?

  • Do you have a desire to be an outstanding classroom practitioner?

If you can answer yes to these questions, we would love to hear from you.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the History Department (part of the Humanities Faculty) within an outstanding Secondary School for a fixed term period. The successful candidate will be committed to planning and delivering a high quality, interesting curriculum, which will challenge and inspire all our students.

The Humanities at Tomlinscote is a successful area both in terms of exam success and in terms of the thinking skills that the subjects work hard to develop. Opportunities for international collaborations and visits abroad are available. The History teachers are a team of friendly and supportive members of the school staff who work hard to ensure that all learners and colleagues are able to work to their full potential. The team is passionate about providing an engaging history curriculum that allows students to access a greater understanding of how our society and world has developed. You will have the ability to deliver inspiring lessons, be part of creating an exceptional place of learning and help build on the excellent current standards of History in the school.

We are looking for a teacher who displays the following characteristics:

  • Enthusiasm for working with 11-16 year old students.

  • A thoughtful and self-reflective approach to pedagogy.

  • A desire to be an outstanding classroom practitioner.

  • A passion for the subject.

  • Excellent ICT skills that make learning visible in the classroom.

  • Excellent subject knowledge and a continued desire to develop further.

If you are an outstanding practitioner with drive, resilience and ambition then we would love to hear from you.

What the school offers its staff

The Sixth Form College Farnborough is a founding member of The Prospect Trust, with Tomlinscote School joining in September 2018. The Trust is a dynamic and ambitious multi-academy Trust on the Hampshire/Surrey border, providing outstanding education and support for almost 6,ooo learners through its family of local academies. The Trust has a relentless desire to improve the educational outcomes and lives of the young people in our local communities. The successful candidate will be expected to embrace the Trust’s values and play a key role in supporting its students.

Further details about the role

How to apply

If you would like to have a further discussion before applying for this role please contact the HR team on team_HR@prospecttrust.org.uk

Please complete the attached application form and equality monitoring form and email all completed applications to recruitment@prospecttrust.org.uk by 9am, Wednesday 31st May 2023.

Early applications are encouraged, as the Trust may at its discretion elect to both interview and select candidates before the advertised closing date.

Prior to the interview, an online search will be conducted by HR, to identify any past or current incidents or issues that might affect your suitability to work with children and undertake this role. Please note this online search will be carried out only on publicly available information and be limited to issues relating to your suitability to work with children and/or in an educational environment. Issues that arise will not automatically be a bar to your employment at the Trust but may be discussed with you at interview. This is in line with statutory guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Prospect Trust takes the control and processing of employee data very seriously and is committed to acting in line with the GDPR regulations.
We welcome applications from all suitably qualified applicants, however all disabled applicants who meet our minimum criteria will be invited for an interview.

The Prospect Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people within our care and requires all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. Any future offer of employment remains subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including enhanced DBS clearance, a health check and references.

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About Tomlinscote School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1502 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Tomlinscote is a highly successful, over-subscribed, mixed comprehensive school of approximately 1500 students. Our staff enjoy working here because our standards, facilities and staff well-being are excellent.
Our students are a pleasure to teach and make excellent progress as shown by the positive examination data. All Tomlinscote students and teaching staff have their own iPad to enhance learning inside or outside of the classroom.
As a new member of staff you will receive plenty of support from your colleagues both from the department and from the wider school community.
We also expect staff to undertake a pastoral role as a form tutor. There are also opportunities to get involved in the wider life of the school through trips and extracurricular activities and we will develop every staff member that joins our team, providing one-to-one support, coaching and mentoring and access to extensive professional development.
Any applicant should hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree to be considered for this post.

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