Teacher of Humanities (Maternity Cover)

Salary                            Main pay scale

Contract                        Fixed Term

Start                              January 2018

Hours                            Full time

We seek to appoint an outstanding teacher of Humanities to join our highly successful and supportive department. The successful applicant will be able to offer one or more of the following subjects to GCSE level (philosophy and religious studies, geography, history and citizenship). They will be passionate about inspiring our students and be a team player who works collaboratively with colleagues.

We are a well organised and resourced department, with 4 large classrooms, and excellent IT provision across the school, all students having 1:1 chromebooks and widespread use of Google apps for education and Google classroom.

This post provides exciting opportunities for either an experienced teacher or an NQT. We offer a full support and induction programme for all new staff and a commitment to continued professional development.

The successful applicant will be:

  • Qualified to deliver KS3 humanities to the highest standard
  • Able to teach one or more of the Humanities subjects to GCSE
  • An excellent communicator who is able to meet deadlines
  • A reflective practitioner who is willing to take an active role in the wider life of the school
  • A strong team player
  • Passionate about the success of students, the departments and the school

All staff receive high quality CPD opportunities and there is a comprehensive induction programme for NQTs.

Tring School is popular and over-subscribed, serving the town of Tring and the surrounding villages. It is a mixed Church of England all-ability school, 1500 on roll, over 300 Post-16. Academic attainment is well above average and improving year on year. The school strives to support and encourage individual growth within a caring community. We have a talented team of staff who are ambitious to become outstanding in all areas of our work. Ofsted Inspection January 2014 stated: ‘Teaching is good overall with outstanding features. Teaching is outstanding in the sixth form. Students of all abilities show high achievement in a wide range of subjects. Students are very attentive and behave well in lessons.’

Please click here for the Tring Recruitment Pack Humanities

If you would like any further information or would like to come and visit us prior to an application please don’t hesitate to contact Mrs A. Sharp as Head of Department

Please complete a Teacher Application form (please see below), along with a covering letter and submit to Miss C Smith at

Closing Date: Please apply ASAP and interviews will be conducted accordingly.

Hertfordshire is committed to the safeguarding of children and young people.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Teaching Staff Application Form

Support Staff Application Form

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Tring School operates a  Safer Recruitment Policy

Please be advised that if you are called to interview you will need to produce the following as evidence of your identity:

  • Photographic evidence i.e. passport or photocard driving licence
  • Proof of address, i.e. utility bill or bank statement
  • Teachers – proof of qualifications and QTS status (certificates)