The Perse School
The Perse is one of the country’s leading co-educational independent day schools, providing a high quality education to pupils aged 3-18 in Cambridge.
We are looking to appoint a high achieving historian to join our exceptionally successful History Department. The History Department currently comprises of nine specialist teachers, with additional support from teachers in the Politics and Geography departments. The History curriculum concentrations on power in the Middle Ages during Year 7, differences in belief during the Early Modern period in Year 8 and the study of the Twentieth century in Europe and beyond, in Year 9. History is a popular choice at GCSE, following the OCR B(SHP) course. Junior and Middle School History Society groups meet regularly, along with a thriving Senior History Society and History seminar and UCAS groups in the Sixth Form. The department follows the OCR specification for A Level and the topics taught stretch over a wide period of British, European and American history from the eleventh to the twelfth century. The successful candidate will have the capacity to inspire pupils of all ability and enhance pupil learning, work collaboratively and supportively with colleagues and share the values that define the school community.
Further details including how to apply can be obtained from our website.
Closing date: Monday 24 th April 2023 at 9.00am but applications will be considered as they are received; The Perse School reserves the right to make an appointment before the closing date.
The School actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.
The Perse School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including: references from previous employers, a Disclosure and Barring Service check at the enhanced level, as well as eligibility to work in the UK (in compliance with UK immigration regulations). All work carried out at the School on a regular basis amounts to regulated activity. This role is also exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is everyone’s responsibility. The School is committed to acting in the best interests of the child so as to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people. The School requires everyone who comes into contact with children and their families to share this commitment. Interviews will be conducted in person, and they will explore candidates’ suitability to work with children.