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Teacher of History (maternity cover)

Hitchin Boys' School, Hitchin, Hertfordshire

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Main Pay Scale (M1-M6)

Job summary

We wish to appoint, for April 2021, an enthusiastic and able teacher of History in this highly successful and over-subscribed school. This is a temporary position to provide Maternity Cover.

The successful candidate should have a passion for History and the ability to motivate all students and bring new ideas as the school builds on its excellent status. This is an outstanding opportunity for someone who wants to gain experience in a high performing school to further enhance their career.

Hitchin Boys’ School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all posts.

Applying for the job

Please complete HBS Application Form and email to Mrs Becky Rose, PA to School Business Manager at brose@hitchinboys.co.uk

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1164 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email
Contact phone number
01462 432181

About Hitchin Boys' School

Hitchin Boys’ School is a high achieving, all-ability, single sex school with over 1,200 pupils (aged 11-18) on roll and a mixed sixth form, which forms part of the highly successful Hitchin Schools’ consortium.

Hitchin itself is a historic market town of approximately 35,000 inhabitants in North Hertfordshire 25 minutes from London by rail line and close to the A1(M) and M1.

The school population is a truly comprehensive ability intake and reflects the demographic of the locality with some 24% of boys coming from BAME backgrounds and approximately 9% of all students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Our ethos: At Hitchin Boys’ we pride ourselves on offering a warm and friendly environment where our boys are encouraged to fulfil their academic potential whilst developing a solid foundation of spiritual, social, moral and cultural awareness. Hitchin Boys’ School helps all students to achieve according to their ability, and we celebrate success in many ways other than exam grades, ensuring that all our boys go on to the next step in their lives with a feeling of achievement and self-worth. We are committed to caring for each and every one of our students and helping our young boys become well-rounded, successful young men.

Hitchin Boys’ School was judged Outstanding by Ofsted in January 2016. We believe that the inspectors accurately identified our strength as a school when they said: “The academy’s motto, ‘striving for excellence’, is reflected strongly in all aspects of school life. Pupils thrive because personal development and academic excellence are promoted equally well.” OFSTED 2016. The full report is on the school website (https://www.hbs.herts.sch.uk).

Arranging a visit to Hitchin Boys' School

Contact Mrs Becky Rose, PA to School Business Manager at brose@hitchinboys.co.uk

School location

Grammar School Walk, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1JB

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