Job Description

Exciting Opportunity for a History Teacher!

Are you passionate about bringing history to life for young minds? Do you thrive in an environment that fosters growth and innovation? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

 Position: History Teacher (Maternity Cover)

Location: Ilford, Greater London

School: Ofsted Rated Good

Step Teachers are working with an Ofsted-rated “Good” school located in the heart of Ilford to source a History Teacher. We are seeking a dynamic and dedicated History Teacher for a maternity cover position spanning Key Stages 3 to 5. This is an excellent opportunity to inspire and engage students in the fascinating world of history, from ancient civilizations to modern-day events.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Delivering high-quality history lessons that cater to the diverse needs of students across Key Stages 3 to 5.
  • Creating engaging and interactive learning experiences that stimulate critical thinking and historical inquiry.
  • Differentiating instruction to accommodate varying learning styles and abilities.
  • Assessing student progress and providing constructive feedback to support their academic growth.
  • Collaborating with colleagues to develop innovative teaching strategies and resources.


  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.
  • Strong subject knowledge in History, with the ability to teach across Key Stages 3 to 5.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A passion for inspiring curiosity and enthusiasm for history in young learners.
  • Dedication to creating an inclusive and supportive learning environment.
  • Commitment to upholding the school's values and ethos.

Why Step Teachers?

With a rich history spanning over two decades, our teacher recruitment agency proudly serves North London, East London, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Oxfordshire, Cornwall, and Devon. We foster exclusive relationships with schools and academies in these regions. Our dedicated team, stationed in branches across Barnet, Enfield, Havering, Norwich, Cambridge, Abingdon, and Plymouth, is committed to supporting and nurturing teachers. Explore rewarding opportunities with our trusted education recruitment services.

Step Teachers are an agency listed as an approved supplier on the Crown Commercial Service and is proud to be REC audited. This ensures we are carrying out comprehensive checks in line with the REC Code of Professional Practice and are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Upon registration, candidates will be subject to a variety of checks including an enhanced DBS check, full references including your most recent employer, and verification of eligibility to work in the UK.

Weekly pay is processed through PAYE. We offer high street, travel, gym membership and many other exclusive discounts, along with physical and emotional well-being services as standard with our pay portal.

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