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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    17 April 2024 at 11am

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

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Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£34,514.00 - £51,179.00 Annually (Actual) Outer London main or upper pay scale

Teacher of History job summary

We are looking for an excellent Teacher of History who wants to join a highly successful and forward thinking History department.

The Role

The successful candidates with join a department that is very well-resourced, having created a full range of bespoke workbooks which structure students’ learning from entry in Key Stage 3 to the end of Key Stage 5. Alongside this, the department maintains its own highly-successful YouTube channel which is focused on the delivery of both content and exam skills. The channel has almost 3,000 subscribers and is widely used across the borough and country by students hoping to improve their historical understanding and examination technique.

The successful candidate will

  • Have strong subject knowledge and the ability to teach across all key stages.
  • Contribute to the wider improvement of the school.
  • Be driven and passionate about securing positive outcomes for students.

Our School

Carshalton High School for Girls, a member of the Girl’s Learning Trust, is a high achieving school in the suburbs of south London. Confirmed as “Good” by Ofsted in January 2023, we achieved our best exam results to date in Summer 2023.

We offer

  • An aspirational vision of education
  • A continuous programme of CPD with the opportunity for national qualifications.
  • A welcoming, friendly and supportive environment
  • A school that has wellbeing as a high priority for students and staff
  • Benefits that include a two week October half term holiday, eye care vouchers, cycle to work scheme, free tea/coffee/milk in the staff room and staff events at the end of each term and an Employee Assistance Programme providing free, confidential advice on a variety of matters.

The school is a short walk from Carshalton station with London Victoria is approximately a 30 minute journey by Southern trains and London St Pancras is approximately 45 minutes by Thameslink. The school is also within car and bus commuting range of South London and Surrey.

Key Application Dates

Shortlisting date: Thursday 18 April

Interview date: Tuesday 23 April

Start Date: 1 September 2024

Our commitment

The Girls’ Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. In order to meet this responsibility, we follow a rigorous selection process to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants.

As well as verification of identity, we ask all employees to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure. In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) guidance, we may also conduct an online search about any shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence to identify any matters that might relate directly to our legal duty to meet safeguarding duties in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE)

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people and aim to employ a culturally diverse workforce, which reflects the nature of our communities.

We are not able to offer sponsorship to non-settled individuals for a Skilled Worker Visa.

Please see our Recruitment pack for more details about our school, the job description and person specification.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found

Commitment to safeguarding

Carshalton High School for Girls and The Girls’ Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. We follow a rigorous selection process to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants. As well as verification of identity, we ask all employees to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure. For any shortlisted applicants, we are also required to conduct an online search about you in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance, in order to identify any incidents or concerns which are publicly available online.

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About Carshalton High School for Girls

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1406 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Carshalton High School for Girls is a highly successful comprehensive school for girls aged between 11 and 18. The school has expanded in recent years, is popular in the local community, and has a growing Sixth Form. Our school is a welcoming environment, which, paired with high standards, delivers an excellent education for our students. Our buildings that range from a traditional main block to much more recent buildings contain specialist science labs, sports hall, dance and drama studios, music rooms and STEM workshops. The student body in our school is truly diverse, both in heritage and educational starting point.

The school is a short walk from Carshalton station. London Victoria is approximately a 30-minute journey by Southern trains, London St Pancras is approximately 45 minutes by Thameslink. The school is also within easy commuting range of South London and Surrey.

Our Mission

Our mission is to broaden the horizons of our students and staff through the provision of a world-class education filled with opportunity. We are a place of learning that is fearless in its commitment to excellence. We are also a safe, inclusive learning community where staff and students thrive. The CHSG motto is ‘Excellence; everywhere, every day.’ This is lived in all aspects of the school. We are unashamedly aspirational for our students and aim to equip them with the knowledge, skills and dispositions they need to be successful, both academically and in their wider lives There is a culture of celebration established and reinforced by regular rewards and recognition of students’ achievements. Our school values make explicit the traits and behaviours we prize:

Be ambitious

Be aware

Be involved

Be our best

Be together

#TeamCHSG

Working at Carshalton High School for Girls means becoming a member of #teamCHSG. This team creates a culture which has:

High aspiration and expectations of all

Excellent behaviour

Advantaging the disadvantaged at its core

A simple and focused approach to school development

Strong leadership across the school

A culture of celebration

Stakeholder Voice

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