St Paul’s Girls’ School is one of the country’s leading independent schools for girls aged 11-18, with approximately 800 students. It is an extraordinary school, offering a classical yet forward-thinking education, rooted in a love of academic discovery and enriched by a broad co-curricular programme, nurturing wellbeing provision and a strong commitment to partnerships and community initiatives. Aspirations and achievements go well beyond what one would normally expect from a school, making St Paul’s Girls' School a very exciting, lively, and stimulating place in which to work.
Students want to make a difference, and many go on to roles tackling some of the greatest challenges facing people and planet. Respect for environmental sustainability is expected of all staff, both in terms of minimising use of resources in daily operations and supporting the school’s aim of preparing students fully for life and work in the mid-21st century.
St Paul’s Girls’ School are seeking to appoint a Head of History.
The post will provide the opportunity to lead a thriving department. The successful candidate will be expected to teach history from years 7-13 and oversee all aspects of curriculum development. We are looking for applicants who can work as part of a team in delivering an intellectually rigorous programme of study across the full range of years in the school. The post offers considerable scope for individual initiative and involvement in a wide variety of co-curricular activities within the department and the school.
Essential aspects of the job are included in the attached Head of Department job description.
Full details of this post are contained in the accompanying job description. To apply, please complete and submit the on-line job application, ensuring that you provide a full supporting statement and attach an up-to-date CV.
For more details of this post please view the candidate pack on the St Paul's Girls' School website.
Closing date: Tuesday 14 February, noon
Interviews: Tuesday 21 February
St Paul’s Girls’ School is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service.
We will be undertaking online checks for all shortlisted candidates in line with keeping Children Safe in Education 2022.
St Paul's Girls' School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.