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Teacher of History

Closing Date: 7th June 2023
Interviews: will be held as soon as possible after the closing date

Start date: 1st September 2023
Contract type: Permanent Full Time

Salary: MPS/UPS

The Role

The Corsham School Academy Group seeks to appoint an enthusiastic, motivated and inspirational Teacher of History, to teach across the key stages. The successful candidate will be a dynamic practitioner who models excellent practice, has students’ progress at the forefront of their teaching, will play a key role in developing their subject specialism courses across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5, and have the willingness to contribute to the extracurricular life of the school.  This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional ECT or more experienced teacher to join us and significantly contribute to our school. History is one of the most popular GCSE options and always has at least 1 History and 1 Politics class in years 12 and 13. The team is research-led in its curriculum and assessment design, subscribes to the Historical Association, and works closely with several university ITT providers.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be an inspirational and passionate teacher
  • Be a professional who is able to work in partnership with parents and other stakeholders
  • Be passionate about raising attainment in a classroom environment with students of all abilities
  • Be able to show evidence of continually improving the teaching and learning of their subject through schemes of work and extracurricular activities

 The School

The Corsham School is part of a small Multi Academy Trust serving the market town of Corsham and surrounding villages. It is situated in North Wiltshire, on the outskirts of the Cotswolds, 8 miles from Bath and within easy reach of the M4.

The Corsham School is a ‘Good’ School where ‘Pupils behave well in and out of lessons, are respectful of each other and learn well in a secure, friendly and supportive setting.’
Ofsted Sept 2019

The Corsham School offers: -

  • Enthusiastic, friendly and hardworking students with excellent attitudes to learning
  • A caring and supportive department, staff body and wider school community
  • A commitment to professional development and career progression opportunities
  • A full programme of induction and support; we are committed to staff well-being, and we are a very happy school where staff morale is high.



As part of the remuneration package, The Corsham School Academy Group offers excellent Employee Benefits, including a Contributory Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, and Cycle to Work Scheme, together with discounts on High Street shopping, Cinema Tickets, and Holidays.


If you wish to apply for this position, please use the application form. A separate letter (no more than 2 sides A4) addressed to the Headteacher should indicate how your qualifications and experience make you a suitable candidate for this post.

Please download and complete the Application Form, and return it to the school via email to:

The Corsham School is an equal opportunities employer and requires enhanced DBS clearances for all employees as part of its commitment to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Pre-employment checks will be carried out, references will be sought, and successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and other relevant checks with statutory bodies.