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Teacher of Sociology

Teacher of Sociology

Posted 8 July by Barton Peveril Sixth Form College
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We are looking for a dynamic, inspirational, motivated Teacher of Sociology who will make the subject exciting and stimulate students’ interest and enthusiasm in their studies. We pride ourselves on the quality of teaching and learning, and the student centred focus we have as a team.

Key Role: To provide a high quality teaching and learning environment in which students can achieve their full potential and are prepared in the best possible way for external assessments and examinations.


? To keep up-to-date with relevant curriculum developments and with the information on syllabuses, moderation and assessment.
? To adopt appropriate and varied teaching and learning strategies, including differentiation of work for students with different needs.
? To take positive steps to get to know the individual strengths and weaknesses of the students in each group to enable learning to be achieved more effectively.
? To assist in the development of schemes of learning including the development of teaching materials.
? To consult their line manager and make suggestions regarding textbooks, stationery, equipment, IT software and other resources available within the appropriate area.
? To conform with internal assessment policies on homework, marking, recording and reviewing and adhere to all examination board regulations.
? To ensure the completion of target grade data and summary reviews by the calendared deadlines.
? To review student performance against their target grade and adjust support and offer challenge as appropriate.
? To enter a dialogue with each student about their progress and the actions needed to improve.
? To consult with the subject leader if a student continues to perform below target grade.
? To ensure that the student work is promptly marked and that an up to date online record of weekly homework and assessment grades is kept.
? To complete and record attendance at every lesson according to College Policy.
? To use the appropriate referral systems and procedures when a student is having difficulty with work in spite of help offered, has a poor attendance record, is negligent, unpunctual, hands in work late or not at all.
? To follow the college procedure on setting work for classes when absent from college.
? To attend appropriate calendared meetings.
? To attend Parents’ Evenings, Open Evenings and similar directed events.
? To participate in professional development activities, including subject updating and wider relevant curriculum developments.
? To participate in the College’s Appraisal System. This may include their responsibility and role within the area and setting and reviewing agreed targets on an annual basis / reflecting college objectives and curriculum targets / aims.
? To participate in the induction and mentoring of new staff.
? To take part in college Quality Assurance procedures, such as course reviews, IQRs, setting and monitoring of individual targets for students and courses.
? To contribute to the achievement of course targets for retention and achievement, including added value.
? To participate in a review of student evaluation data on teaching and learning.
? To implement strategies identified in appropriate development plans.
? To participate in peer observation procedures.
? To compile subject references for UCAS and job applications.
? To provide information and advice on progression within the subject in conjunction with the careers department and Tutor / Student Progress Manager.
? To contribute to marketing of the subject through a presence at Open Evenings, Introductory Days and Enrolment.
? To provide enrichment opportunities.
? To implement the College’s Strategic Plan in relation to the teaching area.


? To carry out the professional duties of any subject teacher (see Appendix 4 of the SFCEF Teacher Handbook).
? To participate in the College’s Performance Management system.
? To promote and ensure compliance with all college policies and procedures. In particular, to ensure equality of opportunity and the effective application of health and safety procedures.
? Any other duties required by the Principal, which are reasonable within the purview of the post.

Reference: 43292397

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