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  • Job start date

    15 April 2024

  • Closing date

    2 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 September 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


History, Politics

Working pattern

Full time: 27.5 hours a week

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will be a well-qualified and highly motivated History specialist who is a strong team player and whose passion for History will inspire and engage our students. As a school we strive to deliver and broad and diverse curriculum. The ability to offer politics at KS5 would be desirable.

Candidates will need to demonstrate:

  • The ability to deliver a consistently high quality of teaching, learning and assessment across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5
  • A proven track record or the potential to secure excellent student outcomes in examinations
  • A commitment to champion our students to ensure that regardless of their starting point, they are able to make excellent progress
  • A commitment to developing curriculum and enrichment activities within the History department
  • The resolve to raise the profile of History across the school and the wider community

What the school offers its staff

We Offer:

  • A supportive, energetic and experienced History team who collaboratively work with you.
  • Opportunities to develop your practice both at a subject and wider pedagogical level
  • Access to our unique partnership with Mill Hill Independent School
  • Passionate, talented, and enthusiastic students

Commitment to safeguarding

Copthall School is committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to promoting safeguarding and the protection of children and vulnerable adults.

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About Copthall School

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

We are an exceptionally diverse, comprehensive, inclusive school rooted in the local community which over the past five years has seen superb outcomes for our young people. We believe that all students can achieve highly regardless of their starting points. Our commitment to this belief underpins all aspects of our work with students, staff and families.

Copthall School prides itself on educating 21st century women for successful careers in STEM, human, social and health sciences, performing arts and creative industries.

Copthall is a beacon of success and has been featured regularly on a range of media platforms: https://www.copthallschool.org.uk/238/news-events. Our commitment to staff development and staff welfare is exceptionally strong and is evident in the calm and purposeful atmosphere you will find at our school. We are looking for staff who are committed to developing confident and capable learners and who are prepared to work hard for every single student.

At Copthall, all staff, whether in teaching or support roles, are highly valued and their contribution to our students is appreciated by the whole school community. The school provides an environment for staff to thrive and develop professionally, whilst enhancing the experience of Copthall students.

Arranging a visit to Copthall School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@copthall.barnet.sch.uk.

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