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Second in Charge - History - Full-time

Leigh Academy Hugh Christie, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-5431-284T
  • Posted:17/04/2024
  • Pay:MPS/UPS commensurate with experience + TLR
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:06/05/2024 at 10:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Are you enthusiastic to spark a curiosity for History in our young people? Are you keen to keep developing your own subject and pedagogical knowledge? Are you looking to collaborate and grow in a supportive and dedicated environment? 

Leigh Academy Hugh Christie has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced, motivated and dedicated teacher to take on the role of Second in Charge - History. Reporting to and working closely with the Director of Learning, this is a great opportunity to progress in your teaching career and make a real impact on the wider faculty. 

We invest heavily so that staff have ongoing access to weekly high-quality professional development and a curriculum focused on developing conceptual understanding. Our curriculum is underpinned by research on task design, variation theory, concept development and raising achievement. Full training will be available to the successful candidate as you will be supported by a highly effective and dynamic Humanities department. 

This is a permanent position offering MPS/UPS, commensurate with experience + a TLR.

For further information please contact Mrs Nicki Riddle, Principals’ PA at nicki.riddle@lahughchristie.org.uk or 01732 353544 ext 242.  



Working with us: Hugh Christie School has become part of the Leigh Academy Trust and we look forward to exciting times ahead with wonderful opportunities it will bring for our staff and students. Following the academisation, the School will be known as Leigh Academy Hugh Christie. Hugh Christie is a welcoming community with a friendly atmosphere. All staff strive to ensure every child is happy, successful and prepared for adult life.

Click here to view our website and learn more about Leigh Academy Hugh Christie.

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Hugh Christie School

Hugh Christie opened in 1957 as a co-educational school for children of all needs and abilities. Based in Tonbridge with excellent transport links, the school is housed in well maintained buildings on an attractive campus, with excellent facilities.

It is our aim that every child at Hugh Christie is happy, successful and well prepared for adult life. This website provides you with all the important information about how we try to achieve this.

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.