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Citizenship Teacher (Maternity cover)

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£27,596 - £38,580 per annum
George Mitchell All-Through School
Working Pattern:
Full Time
32.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
19/11/2018 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description

Teacher of Citizenship (Secondary) - Maternity cover

Salary - Main Scale £27,596 - £38,580

Required from December 2018

Age range: 11-16


From December we will require an enthusiastic and highly committed teacher to join our Humanities department to cover our Citizenship teacher who is going on maternity leave.  Citizenship is taught to all KS3 students and is a very popular and successful option at KS4. We would like you to have a passion for raising standards and enthusing students to participate in extra-curricular opportunities.  You will be part of a Humanities Department that already plays a significant part in the curriculum success of the school.

Both experienced and NQT colleagues are encouraged to apply.

George Mitchell is aspiring to be an outstanding school, and we welcome colleagues who want to join us, and our students, on that journey. Behaviour for Learning is very good, and there is an enthusiastic emphasis on good outcomes for our students who hail from a richly diverse area, with many ethnic groups and languages represented. We are very much a community school at the heart of a local neighbourhood, and we provide a haven in which our children feel safe, valued and happy. The school is well served by public transport.

We warmly welcome an informal visit or a conversation prior to application.

Applications must be submitted by noon on Monday 19th November 2018.  Further information about the school can be found on our website –  All completed applications should be returned to the school at the following address:  Androulla Christodoulou, George Mitchell School, Farmer Road, Leyton E10 5DN or email to  Please note we do not accept CV applications. 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Offer of a position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS Clearance


Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.