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Job Ref No. ECC8826001-30S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: M1 - UPS2 (£25,476 - £41,787)
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 20/05/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: Week commencing 23rd May  

Job Description

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We are looking for a well-qualified, ambitious and enthusiastic History Teacher to join our successful History department to teach Key Stages 3 and 4. This is an outstanding opportunity to join this happy, developing and innovative school. The role would suit an enthusiastic, hardworking and passionate individual who wishes to share their drive and motivation with young people. The ability to teach an additional subject would be a distinct advantage.

We encourage visits from prospective candidates to meet members of our school community and to experience our school at first hand. If you would like to do this please contact Helen Hargreaves, PA to the Headteacher on 01702 582340 or via email to hhargreaves@thorpehallschool.co.uk

Thorpe Hall School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Successful applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment checks which include References, Health, Right to Work in UK, enhanced DBS and a declaration that they are not a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.

What can Thorpe Hall School offer?

  • the opportunity to be innovative and to develop new educational procedures and student experiences;
  • the ability to develop a significantly broad portfolio;
  • an exciting, challenging and stimulating place to work in a friendly and welcoming environment;
  • the ability to take on a leadership role within the department or other areas of the school dependent upon experience and future career plans.

Who/what is Thorpe Hall School looking for?

  • a capacity for hard work and resilience; and a belief that this is at the core of success;
  • a creative thinker with an ability and determination to secure high quality outcomes for all students;
  • an exceptional and innovative classroom practitioner;
  • someone who places the well-being of all students first;
  • a future or current leader who aspires to the development of the department and/or the school.

We encourage visits from prospective candidates to meet members of our school community and to experience our school at first hand. If you would like to do this please contact Helen Hargreaves, PA to the Headteacher on 01702 582340 or via email to hhargreaves@thorpehallschool.co.uk

For further information please download the History Teacher Information Pack which includes the job description and person specification.

Applications should include:

  • Thorpe Hall Teaching Staff Application form - Standalone CVs will not be accepted. Please complete the application form in full as incomplete forms will not be accepted.
  • An accompanying letter of no more than 700 words explaining your suitability for this post addressed to the Headteacher and either emailed to his PA at hhargreaves@thorpehallschool.co.uk or by post for the attention of the Headteacher.
  • A current CV with the names, email addresses and contact telephone numbers of at least two referees. One must be from your current employer.

We welcome early applications and reserve the right to interview and appoint earlier than the stated closing date should there be a good response to the advert.

Information about the School

Thorpe Hall is a non-selective co-educational day school of 425 pupils from pre-nursery to Year 11. The school is situated on a generous site on the outskirts of Southend-on-Sea and has an excellent reputation as one of the leading independent schools in the area. More information about the school and the school’s prospectus can be found on our website: https://www.thorpehall.southend.sch.uk/

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

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Contact Information

Helen Hargreaves
Wakering Road, Southend-on-Sea
Essex, SS1 3RD
Telephone: 01702 582340
Email: hhargreaves@thorpehall.southend.sch.uk