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  • Start date details

    April/September

  • Closing date

    29 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    13 February 2024

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Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£31,350.00 - £47,839.00 Annually (FTE)

Teacher of Politics/Humanities job summary

Teacher of Politics/Humanities

Contract: Full time/Part time, permanent

Salary: MPS / UPS + Fringe

Start Date: April/September 2024


We are seeking to appoint an outstanding teacher of Politics who is dynamic, enthusiastic and ambitious. The successful applicant will be an outstanding classroom practitioner who is passionate about inspiring our students. You will be a team player who works collaboratively with colleagues. The ability to teach Business or Humanities subjects would be an advantage but not essential.

Politics is a thriving (and growing) subject at A level. It is one of the top five subjects chosen by students going on to University. The department is well-resourced and achieves excellent results. The Politics department lead on school initiatives to widen political debate including activities and assemblies during UK Parliament Week, lead Debate Club and run a trip to Parliament. Politics is also currently taught on rotation to Year 9 as part of an ‘Awe and Wonder’ programme which offers a great opportunity to expose younger students to the subject.

The successful applicant will be:

  • Very well qualified to deliver to A Level curriculum for Politics

  • Qualified to deliver KS3 & KS4 Humanities Subjects (History, Geography, PRS)

  • An excellent communicator who is able to meet deadlines

  • A reflective practitioner who is willing to take an active role in the extracurricular life of the department and the wider life of the school

  • A strong team player with a "can do" attitude

  • Passionate about the success of students, the department and the school


Tring School can offer the successful candidate:

  • significant opportunities for professional development both in this school and further afield and a comprehensive ECT support programme.

  • the chance to work with exceptionally committed colleagues who have high expectations of students

  • an environment where excitement, innovation and inspiration are the norm

  • an opportunity to work in a brand new ‘State of the Art’ school, free parking and an on site Sports Centre offering staff reduced membership.

  • An active WellBeing team supporting staff throughout the year with various treats/initiatives. Well Being Mental Health Lead.


Tring School is very popular and over-subscribed, serving the town of Tring and the surrounding villages. It is a mixed Church of England comprehensive school with over 1500 students on roll including 330 in the Sixth Form. Academic attainment is well above average and improving year on year. The school strives to support and encourage individual growth within a caring community. We have a talented team of staff who are ambitious to become outstanding in all areas of our work.

We are proud to be joined by two local Primary schools in our closely formed MAT, The Ridgeway Learning Partnership, where we create a seamless educational journey from ages 3-19.

If you are interested in the prospect of working in a supportive environment where you can have real impact, and where exciting things are happening, then we welcome an application from you. We warmly welcome visits.


Please complete the school’s application form and submit it along with a letter of application to Mrs Melanie Hutchinson, HR Manager at hr@tring.school

Closing date: 29 February 2024


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.”Safer recruitment Policy , Child protection Policy. To help us meet our high standards and aspirations of a fully diverse and inclusive workplace, we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply and to join us.


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About Tring School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1540 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Tring School is popular and over-subscribed, serving the town of Tring and the surrounding villages. It is a mixed Church of England all-ability school, 1500 on roll, over 300 Post-16. Academic attainment is well above average and improving year on year. The school strives to support and encourage individual growth within a caring community. We have a talented team of staff who are ambitious to become outstanding in all areas of our work. Ofsted Inspection November 2017 stated: ‘Pupils are highly motivated to learn.' ‘Teaching is good overall with outstanding features.’

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