MPS Teacher and Leader of Sociology (TLR 2A)
We are seeking an enthusiastic and inspirational Leader of Sociology who is passionate about teaching and learning and is dedicated to achieving excellence for all.
Leaders across the school play a crucial role in planning a curriculum that is ambitious for students of all abilities. The impact is that all groups of students, including those with SEND, achieve their best. Middle and senior leaders also play a significant role in contributing to whole school improvement.
This is an exciting opportunity for someone wanting to take additional responsibility in Sociology. You should already have demonstrated excellent leadership and management skills, be committed to inclusion and the well-being of every child and be an outstanding role model in your own professional practice.
At the heart of subject leadership is the provision of professional leadership to secure high quality teaching and learning, effective use of resources, improving standards of achievement for all students, and the promotion of students’ personal development and well-being. Candidates must provide leadership and direction for the subject and ensure that it is managed and organised to meet school and subject aims and objectives.
The Leader of Sociology will play a key role in supporting, guiding and motivating teachers of the subject, evaluate the effectiveness of teaching and learning, the subject curriculum and progress towards targets for students and staff in order to inform future priorities for the subject. The policy and practice of monitoring within a department provides the information for evaluation and action. The Leader of Sociology identifies needs in their own subject and recognises that these needs must be considered in relation to the overall needs of the school. It is also important they understand how their subject contributes to school priorities and to the overall education and achievement of all students.
Throughout their work, they will ensure that practices improve the quality of education provided, meet the needs and aspirations of all students and help to continue to raise standards of achievement in the school.
What we offer:
We continue to celebrate hugely successful GCSE and A Level results. The hard work of the students and staff alike has led to these great GCSE achievements:
Over a third of A Level grades resulted in an A or A* grade, enabling many students to secure a place into their first-choice universities.
Tours of the school are strongly encouraged, please contact the school office to arrange a tour and do visit our school website and prospectus to find out more about the school and the role.
How to apply:
Please complete our application form with a letter of application outlining why you would like this role, what you would bring to it and how your skills and experience match the demands of the post and forward it to email@example.com. For further details, please contact the Head of Social Sciences on 0208 9543623 or by email at the above address.
Note: The job you are applying for is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) which requires you to disclose all spent convictions and cautions except those which are ‘protected’ under Police Act 1997 – Part V and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) and are not subject to disclosure to employers on DBS certificates and cannot be taken into account.
If you are invited to interview you will be required to complete a “Disclosure of Criminal Record” form and bring the completed form to interview. The School is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and safeguarding checks including digital screening will be undertaken prior to appointment. This role involves engaging in regulated activity relevant to children and all staff have safeguarding responsibilities.
Vacancy closing date: 22 March 2023