Sociology/Health & Social Care Teacher

Posted 14 November by Guildford Education
A 'good' Surrey secondary school, recently named 'Surrey's most improved Secondary school' is seeking to appoint a teacher of Sociology/Health and Social Care to start on a permanent, basis in January 2020.

The school teaches students from 11 - 18 and currently has 1275 on roll, including 200 in the Sixth Form. It is a dynamic and exciting environment in which to teach and learn, with a community focus, as the school's intake comprises of students from the surrounding areas.

The ethos of the school focuses on hard work, resilience, innovation and improvement and this has been supported by the recent innovations with regards to the Wider Leadership Team and improved whole school consistency.

You will be accountable to the Head of department and you will be supported by other members of the department, curriculum support assistant and teaching assistants.

Teaching role:

-To advocate the place of Psychology and Sociology in the curriculum and the benefits it will provide students once they leave school.
- Ensure vulnerable and pupil premium students can succeed through differentiation and stimulating lesson delivery.
- Be a highly visible point of contact for students and families when they require assistance or information relating to the department.
- Attend department and whole staff CPD sessions and meetings as required and actively engage in them.
- Ensure school uniform is worn correctly.
- Produce internal and external reports as necessary.
- To contribute to whole school events as necessary and weekly duties.
- Communicate effectively and purposefully with parents so they are well informed.
- Promote positive attitudes to learning and behaviour for learning with vulnerable students.
- Liaise with the SEND Department to ensure students with unique needs are effectively catered for.
- Uphold and promote the values and ethos of the school.

The post holder will be expected to run after school, each week, at least one voluntary 60 minute academic ‘clinic’ on their own subject to a group of KS4 or KS5 students as identified by the Head of Department, Deputy Head (Curriculum) or Head teacher. This clinic will be part of a wider, whole school, extended day.

You should:

- have QTS or relevant UK teaching qualification
- be a subject specialist in Sociology/Psychology (to degree level or higher)
- be able to inspire students and maintain a positive and inclusive learning environment
- have a genuine interest and enjoyment in working with students, educators and schools

The school is committed to the safeguarding of students and staff and you should have an Enhanced DEBS certificate which is current and on the update service.

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Application questions

Do you have QTS or an equivalent teaching qualification?
Do you have a subject relevant qualification to degree level or higher?
Do you have experience in teaching you subject across Key Stage 3-5?
Are you available for a permanent role from January 2020?

Reference: 39365667

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