Sociology Teacher - GCSE & A Level

Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
£115 - £175 per day
07 Oct 2016
04 Nov 2016
Maria Vidal
Contract Type
Full Time

Excellent teacher of Sociology required to work in an Outstanding secondary school in Leeds. The school are looking for a full time Sociology teacher to cover a long term maternity cover from September/Oct 2016 when the teacher is due to go on maternity. This is potentially ongoing for a full school year and you will be required to work Monday to Friday during school term time. There is the possibility of this reducing to part time hours further down the line.

As a teacher of Sociology you will be responsible for teaching GCSE and A Level Sociology groups and must have experience of this. Holding a teaching qualification within secondary i.e. QTS or FE is a must and you mut have taught in a secondary school with sixth form or a college. The teacher should be innovative in their curriculum development and initiatives that promote high quality teaching and learning strategies. They should have exceptional planning skills, outstanding behaviour management skills and be able to adapt their teaching to deliver lessons in a variety of teaching and learning styles.

This is a school of 1850 students on roll, including more than 300 sixth formers and a staff of 124 teachers, plus 101 support staff. The school is set in its own extensive grounds and has the staffing, facilities and courses available to educate students to university entrance level.

The school has a great ethos and try to create a balance between the various academic, intellectual, spiritual, cultural, social, community, musical, athletic and career demands on young people.

Students are encouraged to be involved in all aspects of school life; the range of curricular and extra-curricular opportunities offers a wide variety of choice. They follow the National Curriculum and students are given full support to excel; the future belongs to young people who are well educated and trained to offer the skills and abilities demanded by society. As an Academy School they provide enhanced facilities and resources in mathematics and science

The school are proud to reflect traditional values and standards but we also employ the best of modern practice and teaching in all areas. Our popularity and public standing continues to grow as student achievement continues to improve at all levels.

Parents welcome the emphasis on hard work, examination success, homework, good standards of behaviour and full participation in the life of a caring, yet vigorous and challenging school. The school is highly recognised in the community for providing a happy, stable, safe and secure environment.

All candidates should of the relevant qualifications to teach in a secondary setting, NQTs are also encouraged to apply. Candidates will also be required to pass our child safety/DBS checks.
If you are a Sociology teacher and are looking for a fantastic position in an Outstanding school please apply.

All candidates will be subject to Randstad Education's child safety standards and UK eligibility checks and must be able to provide references for the last 2 years.
Randstad Education is the UK market leader in education recruitment. We have been helping teachers and support staff to find temporary and permanent education jobs for nearly twenty years. Working with over 2,500 schools each week we can find the right match for your skills.

We are proud to support a diverse portfolio of schools and academies within the West Yorkshire area. These schools range in size, catchment, religious background and ethos. We understand that every school and child is different so we carefully match our staff with the schools and children to which they work best. If you are interested in long term or day to day supply work please get in touch.
In reward for our staff's hard work and commitment we provide:
* a highly dedicated consultant with an honest, positive and trustworthy approach that matches you to the right school
* a 24hr on-call facility
* very competitive rates of pay with no hidden deductions
* expenses and mileage
* A refer a friend scheme of £300
* CPD opportunities

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