Head of Social Science

Queensmead School, Ruislip, Middlesex


Job details

Subjects Sociology, Psychology, Health and Social care
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £28,355 to £44,541
Leadership level Middle Leader

Job description

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented Social Science Teacher who is aspiring to become a Head of Department.

Queensmead is an ‘outstanding’, oversubscribed 11-18 mixed academy school where students achieve highly and display ‘exemplary behaviour’ (Ofsted). Our Social Science Department is comprised of experienced, enthusiastic and engaging teachers. Queensmead School has achieved 76% 9-4 in English and Maths and is looking to build on this success.

The ideal candidate would be required to teach Sociology to A Level and to be able to offer either Psychology, Criminology and/or Health and Social Care.

For the right candidate there is the opportunity to oversee the Religious Studies Department.

Employee benefits

• TLR 1a
• A comprehensive induction programme will be provided
• Ongoing extensive CPD programme
• Free iPad
• Free membership of the Fitness Zone at Queensmead Sports Centre
• Free Health Care Plan (Includes benefits worth over £2000)
• Ride to Work Scheme
• Free access to Goals Soccer Centre

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1428 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Queensmead School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@qmschool.org.uk

About Queensmead School

Queensmead School is based in South Ruislip, Middlesex, and is an ‘outstanding’, oversubscribed 11-18 mixed academy school where students achieve highly and display ‘exemplary behaviour’ (Ofsted). It currently has around 1,450 students. Queensmead School strives to maintain a learning environment where students can reach their maximum potential, wherever their skills may lie. Technology is a key part of the education environment, with devices such as iPads and Chromebooks a regular classroom feature. There is also a strong emphasis on attendance and punctuality, with these qualities seen as essential to the learning process and academic endeavour. Queensmead offers students the chance to participate in activities such as music tuition and sports, with facilities including basketball courts, a fitness zone and access to five-a-side football pitches. International experiences offered to secondary students include language development in France, Germany and Spain, trekking excursions in Morocco, and skiing in Italy and Austria.

School location

Queens Walk, Ruislip, Middlesex, HA4 0LS