Teacher of Humanities

Permanent, full time

32.5 Hours per week

Flexible working options available

Salary: according to experience

To start: Janurary 2024 or sooner


The Bulmershe School are looking to employ an enthusiastic and dedicated Humanities teacher to join a friendly and experienced department. The candidate should be able to teach Geography, History, Religious Studies and Travel & Tourism and have an interest in curriculum development. They should be passionate about delivering the best possible humanities curricula with a focus on raising student aspiration and attainment. Experience in teaching A-level would be highly desirable and would be considered as a valuable attribute. The post is suitable for experienced teachers, however, due to the supportive culture at The Bulmershe, may also be suitable for a newly qualified teacher who feels they are ready to take on the challenge.

The Humanities Faculty at the Bulmershe School consists of three separate departments: Geography, History and Travel & Tourism, who work in tandem while maintaining unique subject identities. It is a large faculty of twelve permanent staff who occupy a set of classrooms over two floors. The Faculty prides itself on its strong commitment to students both academically and in becoming well-rounded global citizens. Throughout the year students are inspired to become intellectually independent through the subscribed curriculum and extra curricula trips, guest speakers, events and celebrations. The Faculty’s success is evident in the GCSE, A level and BTEC take up, which is always strong. Life in the Faculty for staff is cohesive and fast-paced with new ideas and initiatives always being trialled. There is a culture of team work and support amongst staff, who are all committed to teaching & learning alongside wellbeing. The Faculty has an active social calendar to allow staff the opportunity to relax and socialise.

Specific duties and responsibilities

  • Teach to the Geography, History, Travel & Tourism and RS
  • Participate in the planning and delivery of Geography Fieldwork
  • Pro-active lesson planning and marking
  • Responsible for the learning and achievement of students in your classes, ensuring equality of opportunity for all
  • Responsible and accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct
  • Treat students with dignity, building relationships rooted in mutual respect, and, at all times, observing proper boundaries appropriate to a teacher’s professional position
  • Work proactively and effectively in collaboration and partnership with learners, parents/carers, governors, other staff and external agencies in the best interests of students
  • Act within the statutory frameworks, which set out professional duties and responsibilities and in line with the duties outlined in the current School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document and Teacher Standards
  • Take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school


Why join The Bulmershe School

The Bulmershe School is a heavily oversubscribed school which sits at the heart of the community. We are a mixed local authority, 11-18 school of approximately 1,400 students, who come from diverse backgrounds and cultures. We work closely with our parents, partners and feeder school to achieve the best outcomes for all of our students. We were rated as ‘Good’ in our last OFSTED report and are aiming for Outstanding.

We believe that The Bulmershe is a school where you can really make a difference. To find out more about The Bulmershe School and this specific opportunity, please take a look at the attached vacancy pack. We look forward to your application.

How to Apply

  1. If you’d like to find out more about role, the school, or to talk to us about options for flexible working – call: 0118 935 3353 to arrange to meet us for coffee and a chat
  2. Ready to apply? Please complete our application form (CVs will not be accepted)
  3. Email your application to the Assistant School Business Manager, Mrs Bagley-Kelly: vbagley@bulmershe.wokingham.sch.uk

The Bulmershe School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments are subject to enhanced DBS clearance and satisfactory employment references. Note: This job description is not your contract of employment or any part of it. It has been prepared only for the purpose of school organisation and may change either as your contract changes or as the organisation of the school is changed. Nothing will be changed without consultation.


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Equal Opportunities Form 06th Feb 2023 Download
Teacher Application Form 18th Jan 2023 Download
Vacancy Pack - Teacher of Humanities 14th Sep 2023 Download