Vacancy: Lead History Teacher

Lead History Teacher


Lead History Teacher, full-time and permanent, required from January 2020

Salary: Main scale £24,373 – £35,971 p.a. Allowance TLR2a £2,796

Winchcombe School, a mixed comprehensive school with approximately 500 students aged 11-16, is seeking to recruit a full-time permanent Lead Teacher of History from January 2020, teaching pupils of all abilities in KS3/KS4 and preparing students for GCSE exams. You will also be required to teach a second subject. We welcome applications from NQTs as well as experienced History teachers.

Our school is located on the outskirts of a historic small town seven miles from Cheltenham and surrounded by the beautiful Cotswold Hills. The staff are friendly and supportive and Ofsted rated the school as ‘good’ at their last inspection.

The ideal candidate will, in addition to having the necessary teaching qualifications, be enthusiastic and an excellent communicator to motivate students to achieve their best. You will have an up-to-date appreciation of current educational developments.

Full details of the main duties and responsibilities of the post-holder are listed on Winchcombe School’s website together with a Person Specification.

Closing date for applications: Monday 21st October, 2019 at 9am.

Interview date: TBC

The Headteacher and Governing Body of Winchcombe School are committed to the safeguarding of young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check with barred list information is required for this post prior to commencement. References will also be sought prior to interview.
Equal opportunities are the right of everyone to equal chances and Winchcombe School respects each individual for who they are regardless of age, ethnicity, gender, social circumstances, ability/disability and sexuality.

 Please apply by completing the standard Teacher application form and emailing it to: