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Teacher of History with Potential TLR Opportunity - Full-time

Northfleet School for Girls Co-Operative Learning , Northfleet

  • Ref:KCC886-4040-471T
  • Posted:11/06/2024
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:15/07/2024 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC


“Staff turnover is low because teachers enjoy working at the school” Ofsted 2022

"Pupils are polite, respectful, courteous and considerate” Ofsted 2022

Northfleet School for Girls is a vibrant and caring school with a great community feel. Over recent years we have been growing rapidly (54% increase in student roll since 2017) and we believe this is down to the following key areas:

  • A real passion to develop the whole student as well as achieve excellent academic progress
  • A dedicated staffing team who really care and a clear commitment by leaders to staff wellbeing
  • Great student behaviour and engagement, allowing staff and students to flourish

Teacher of History

We are seeking to appoint a qualified full time or part time Teacher of History who has a genuine passion for the subject. The successful candidate will be committed to high achievement for all students as well as ensuring students leave our school with an exciting future. 

Why work at our school?

  • Excellent student behaviour and engagement, allowing teachers to deliver the best possible learning
  • Excellent induction and professional development opportunities including in-house leadership programmes, NPQ courses and part-funded MA support
  • A wide range of TLR responsibilities available to allow as many as possible to develop leadership experiences 
  • A clear commitment to staff wellbeing through our wellbeing charter, including workload reviews, wellbeing meeting slots, paid staff social organiser, wellbeing spaces and free use of our professional fitness suite
  • Opportunity to be involved in a wide range of enrichment opportunities, including clubs, trips, DofE, Forest School and the Northfleet Community Farm
  • Outstanding facilities, including our community farm, fitness suite, recording studio, expansive library, new MUGA and professional performing arts spaces. 
  • Very strong use of IT across the school including 1-1 laptop scheme and interactive touch screens in all classrooms. 

There is a TLR leadership responsibility available with this role.  We would welcome a conversation with any interested applicant about this role. 

Please visit our website www.nsfg.org.uk and see the attached documents for further information on the school and the role.

We welcome any candidate who may wish to visit for an informal tour or conversation in advance of applying.  If you would like to take up this opportunity, please contact Mrs Annable to arrange - j.annable@nsfg.org.uk.

Northfleet Schools for Girls is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The appointment is subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check. For any candidate who is shortlisted, an online search will be conducted in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 statutory guidance.

We reserve the right to withdraw this advert before the published closing date should a suitable candidate be appointed before. 

Information about the school

“I love my job and the staff and students here create a safe haven and a home atmosphere.” Staff survey 2023

Our vision is that all students should "dream big and achieve" through the following:

  • High expectations in all aspects of school life including uniform, attendance, behaviour and academic achievement
  • Working together through truly valuing positive working relationships with staff, students and parents
  • Enjoying the journey, we strongly believe that all involved in our community can enjoy being at our school and create lasting positive memories.

We are at a very exciting stage of our journey to outstanding through realising the following:

  • Very strong academic achievement, significantly above Kent similar school averages
  • Continued oversubscription at both Year 7 and Year 12 (waiting lists Year 7 and Sixth Form entry)
  • A key emphasis that we are not an exam factory, we seek to develop the whole person with equal importance to academic performance
  • Valuing and developing our committed staff team through wellbeing support and further career opportunities
  • A strong financial position allowing us to invest for the future

Further quotes from our 2023 staff survey include;

"“Positivity shines through the school, from staff to students. All members of staff are friendly and approachable.”

“Personally, I have experienced exceptional support for well-being by SLT recently. I think that a lot of thought is given to staff well-being.”

“I think the expectations are great and the overall culture of the school is extremely positive”

“NSfG has high standards for the behaviour and learning of all students. I think this is made clear across all subjects.”

“Strong camaraderie among colleagues, with a good balance between seriousness to get the job done and having fun, laughing and smiling along the way.”

“I love the broad range of clubs available to students, and personally find running a club to be one of the most enjoyable and enriching parts of my week.”

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs J Annable HR Co-ordinator
  • Address:Hall Road, Northfleet, Kent, DA11 8AQ
  • Telephone: 01474 831020
  • Email: personnel@nsfg.org.uk

Fax: 01474 335058


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.