Teacher of Humanities – Global Politics / History (Possible Head of Faculty)

  • Country: United Kingdom
  • School: Southbank International School Westminster, London, UK
  • Type of Job: School Teaching and Learning
  • Duration: Full-Time
  • Deadline: 08/03/2021

About the School

The Role

We seek a vibrant, well-qualified, and committed teacher of Humanities, preferably able to deliver classes in Global Politics in our IB Diploma Programme and Individual and Societies in the  IB Middle Years Programme. Previous experience of IB teaching, particularly Global Politics, preferably internationally, will be an advantage. However, of prime importance is a love of the subjects and the energy and knowledge to foster this same passion in students.

The successful applicant will:

  • join a highly experienced and supportive team
  • benefit from teaching fantastic students
  • be responsible to the Head of Faculty
  • work in collaboration with colleagues and attend training and planning sessions
  • foster good links with parents

You will be required to:

  • meet all work deadlines
  • ensure that student assessment is regular and consistent, and that students learn from it
  • contribute to the pastoral life and extracurricular activities of the school
  • be internationally-minded and sympathetic to the values of the IB
  • fulfil the expectations included in the ‘teacher job description and have the qualities we are looking for in our teaching staff

All our teachers offer a termly extra-curricular activity which should motivate, excite and interest children.

The right candidate will have the opportunity to assume the responsibility of Head of Faculty which comes with an additional stipend. Head of Faculty responsibilities can be found in the HOF JD.

We welcome applications from experienced teachers who have worked in either the independent or state sector and/or internationally.

We will only consider applicants who have the right to work in the UK.

For further details regarding the role and how to apply please visit

Closing date for applications 08 March 2021.

Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment.  Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.



How to Apply

Please note that completed application forms must be returned to Stand-alone CVs, statements and letters of interest will not be considered. Further details regarding the role can be found in the candidate brief.

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