2 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Required for May/June 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter

  • Closing date

    26 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Until the return of the postholder

Pay scale

MPS/UPS Outer London: £34,514 - £51,179

What skills and experience we're looking for

We require a Teacher of History to join our successful Academy and we are looking for someone who is passionate about teaching engaging lessons.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be able to develop, plan and deliver effective and high-quality learning experiences to all students
  • Be a newly qualified or experienced teacher who is enthusiastic, influential and committed to working in pursuit of success for the academy and its learners

What the school offers its staff

Orleans Park is a successful and oversubscribed 11-18 mixed comprehensive that serves its local community in Twickenham with over 1,350 students. The dedicated staff work hard to ensure students are successful and leave as responsible citizens and confident individuals.

What Orleans Park has to offer:

  • a commitment to the professional development of all its staff to become outstanding teachers and leaders
  • fortnightly CPD sessions
  • Sixth Form in dedicated buildings and facilities
  • employee assistance programme – supporting staff wellbeing
  • situated on a 16-acre site close to the River Thames and the centre of Twickenham in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. The borough is home to the attractions of Richmond Park, Kew Gardens, Hampton Court Palace and Twickenham Stadium.
  • easy access to central London and excellent transport links for bus, train, Underground and Overground services
  • close to the M3/M4/M25 with staff parking on site
  • staff travel card loans
  • Cyclescheme


Further details about the role

If you are interested in this position, please do apply today. We look forward to receiving your application.

Applications are shortlisted for interview as they are received so early application is encouraged and we reserve the right to commence the interview process and close the vacancy prior to this date.

Closing date for applications: 10am on Monday 26 February 2024

Orleans Park is committed to continuing to make diversity, equity, and inclusion part of everything we do – from how we educate our students to how we support our staff. Ensuring that we are always recruiting, retaining and promoting a diverse mix of colleagues who are representative of the diversity in our local communities gives us a great opportunity to have access to a broad range of ideas and allows us to provide an outstanding education to our young people and an outstanding place for people to work.

In line with the statutory guidance document Keeping Children Safe in Education (2023) the school will conduct online searches after the shortlisting process for any candidates who accept an invitation to interview. The appointment is subject to satisfactory pre-employment clearances including references, medical clearance and an enhanced DBS Disclosure. Orleans Park is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Commitment to safeguarding

The governors and staff of Orleans Park fully recognise the contribution they make to safeguarding children. We recognise that all staff, including volunteers, have a full and active part to play in protecting our students
from harm.

All staff and governors believe our school is a place where students feel secure, are encouraged to talk, are listened to and are safe. We shall provide a caring, positive, safe and stimulating environment that promotes
the social, physical and moral development of the individual child.

Applying for the job

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Apply for the job by following the link below

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About Orleans Park School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1364 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Orleans Park is a happy, thriving, successful and oversubscribed 11-18 mixed comprehensive that serves its local community in Twickenham with over 1,350 students.

Please see our recruitment video and brochure on the Vacancies page of our website.

Arranging a visit to Orleans Park School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@orleanspark.school.

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