Head of History

Posted 24 January by Connaught Education
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Head of History - Preparatory School, Bedfordshire

Location: Bedfordshire
Job Start: September 2020
Timetable: Full Time
Contract: Permanent

Our client, an established Preparatory School in Bedfordshire, is looking for a suitably qualified and experienced Head of History to join their dedicated and enthusiastic teaching team.

This is a rare opportunity for an outstanding Teacher to join an exceptional boys' day and boarding school. The Prep school is large with around 400 boys on roll and offers a modern and diverse curriculum. Facilities at the school are outstanding and the Humanities department is popular and well-resourced. There is a strong focus on using technology for teaching and learning in the school. The school is part of a prestigious group of independent schools which encourages excellent personal and academic development for its students. Behaviour at the school is exemplary and academically the school achieves well.

The school is looking for a suitably qualified and experienced Head of History to lead the department on a permanent basis. The ideal applicant will be a qualified teacher and History graduate. The post would suit a passionate historian with a proven success teaching history at preparatory level and inspiring students to study history. As well as history teaching and leading the department, the Head of History will also be heavily involved with extracurricular life at the school and someone who is willing to contribute games and other similar programmes is desired. The successful applicant will be a dynamic and versatile individual who is passionate about education and history.

The salary will be determined on the schools own generous scale which is above the maintained sector and comes with additional benefits.

If you do have the relevant requirements and would like to be considered for this opportunity please send through your CV, or call Phil at Connaught for more information on

Connaught Education - The Independent Schools Specialist

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