Politics Teacher

Wellington College is one of the world’s leading co-educational boarding and day schools and has an enviable reputation for excellence and innovation, located in rural Berkshire in a stunning 400 acre campus. We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Politics Teacher with a love of education to join our team to encourage all students to make progress in this subject no matter their ability.

You will join on a full time, permanent basis in September 2022 and in return we will offer you a competitive salary and benefits package including a free lunch whilst on duty, subsidised membership to the Wellington Health & Fitness Club, contribution to the Teacher’s pension scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, enhanced Maternity / Paternity scheme, a cycle to work scheme, Private Medical Insurance, free parking and School Fee reduction (where applicable).

Key responsibilities:

In addition to the general duties of a teacher at Wellington, the post holder is expected to:

· Be willing to teach across the full age range from year 9 to year 13

· Enhance the quality of teaching and learning in the Department and wider College through sharing resources and good practice, lesson observation, collaborative teaching, mentoring and active participation in continuing professional development

· Teach a standard timetable allocation (currently 36 lessons of 55 minutes in a twelve-day timetable cycle)

· Play a role in the extra-curricular life of the Department, including contributing to off-timetable workshops, extension programs, pre-university seminars, competitions, etc.

· Make a positive contribution to the efficient running of the Department, including, setting and marking examinations, attending departmental meetings and undertaking administrative and other tasks as delegated by the Head of Department

· Actively safeguard and promote the welfare of children

· Support the College’s aims and objectives for teaching and learning

· Adhere to and promote all College policies and procedures

What we are looking for:


· Good level degree in this subject or another directly related subject or a suitable Post Graduate qualification 3 A-Levels, IB or equivalent

· 8+ GCSE A*-C (English and Maths essential) or equivalent

· Thorough knowledge of the material covered in the Curriculum of this subject


· Recognised teaching qualification, such as a PGCE, or equivalent experience

· Teaching experience at A/IB level

· Awareness of Safeguarding requirements and good practice within a boarding school setting

· Involvement in extra-curricular activities (professional, amateur or voluntary)

If you think you’ve got what it takes and would like to join our team, please apply now.

Closing date: Wednesday 27th April
Interview date: w/c 2nd May

For further details, including a full job description and how to apply, please visit the teaching vacancies page of our website.

Wellington College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants for any of the positions available at the College must be willing to undergo a number of safeguarding checks including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, reference checks with previous employers and, where applicable, a Barred List, Prohibition and EEA checks.

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