Career opportunity: join our Primary History Editorial Board

Published: 16th October 2023

Join our Primary History Editorial Board

We are looking for 4 volunteers:

  • 2 Editors
  • 2 Associate Editors

Contribute to the teaching profession

Details are set out below in respect of a fantastic opportunity to contribute to the teaching profession by volunteering for the HA, while at the same time enhancing your own career development.

You will sit on the editorial board of the highly prestigious journal, Primary History, and join the small group of passionate, professional and highly committed editors. This is an opportunity to use and develop additional skills and to share your experiences by contributing to the editorial process. At the same time, you’ll be helping others to share their ideas and subject knowledge to support high quality primary history teaching.

Who are we looking for?

We welcome applications from all involved in primary history education, but particularly those who have:  

  • previously had an article/s published in Primary History or any other educational magazine/journal;
  • an interest in the editorial process;
  • excellent language and communication skills;
  • a keen attention to detail;
  • are passionate about sharing ideas, research and best practice relating to primary history education;
  • the ability to work with an author to ensure that their work is accessible yet maintaining their own voice;
  • ideas about the future direction and development of the magazine/journal;
  • excellent knowledge of current issues affecting primary history education including equality, diversity and inclusion and a willingness to work effectively to minimise the impact of prejudice through your work on the magazine/journal;
  • the ability to meet deadlines.

Apply now

Full job descriptions available to download below.

More information

Email if you have any questions.

Applications close 22 March 2024

We are particularly keen to receive applications from Black, Asian and ethnically diverse people; disabled people (visible and invisible, mental and physical); people who identify as being LGBTQ+; and people who identify as working class or have done so in the past.