Cheney School

Cheney School

Teacher of History (with RE)

Teacher of History (wITH re)

Preferred Easter start

Cheney School is a popular, high-performing school located in the heart of Oxford serving a diverse community of students who are eager to learn and to be challenged.

We are committed to continuous professional development and have wide-ranging training and development opportunities. We are also mindful of the competing demands people face in their lives and are happy to consider part-time applications.

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We are seeking to appoint a skilled, ambitious and innovative teacher to join a successful and progressive History Department, within the Humanities Faculty. We are a strong team which values working with young people and promoting students’ lasting enthusiasm for History. We would welcome a team player who is keen to work and plan collaboratively and contribute to a strong culture of sharing best practice, resources and ideas. The department has strong links to the East Oxford Classics Centre and the two universities in the Oxford.

You will need to demonstrate that you:

  • are passionate about raising levels of engagement and achievement;
  • have the determination to provide high quality classroom teaching;
  • want to make a positive difference by going the extra mile for the benefit of your students;
  • have the desire and enthusiasm to play an active and collaborative role in contributing to a strong culture of sharing best practice, resources and ideas;
  • have the interpersonal and leadership skills required to inspire and motivate colleagues and students;
  • are keen and able to embed enjoyment and success in learning.

Visits to the school prior to interview are warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit or if you would like more information about the role, please contact Judy Gleen, Head of Humanities, at: or Tracy D’Arcy, Head of History, at:

Payment is on Teacher Main Scale or Upper Pay scale depending on experience.

The position comes with membership of a comprehensive Healthcare Benefits Plan.


How to Apply:

Please download an application pack from below.

In addition to your application form please email a letter of application, detailing reasons for your interest in this post and your relevant skills and experience to:

Oxfordshire Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.

Closing date:   Thursday, 15th March, at 8:00 a.m.
Interviews on:  Tuesday, 20th March