Head of Social Science
This job expired on 6 February 2023
Earliest start date
17 April 2023
Latest start date
1 September 2023
6 February 2023 at 9am
30 January 2023
- Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5
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Full-time equivalent salary
- £28,000 to £52,391
- MPS/UPS TLR 1a £28,000 - £52,391 dependent on experience
What skills and experience we're looking for
Head of Social Science
The Stockwood Park Academyhave a great opportunity fora Social Scientist with experience of KS4 and KS5 teaching, with leadership experience in one of the subjects. Our team of teachers are a mix of experienced TLR holders, newly qualified, and trainee teachers so the HoD will be a supportive, and passionate advocate for teaching and for the subject.
The Social Sciences team is a team of 5 teachers, and is growing quickly as the popularity of the available courses attracts more students at KS4 and KS5. We offer Sociology, Psychology, Child Care and Health and Social Care at KS4 and KS5, and Applied A Level Criminology at KS5.
We would expect an evident passion for your subjects and up to date CPD of contemporary Teaching and Learning methods and excellent subject knowledge. We endeavour to use a warm but strict approach with our students fostering positive relationships, with high expectations, communication and challenge throughout.You would be joining a friendly and approachable Social Science team who look to aspire, engage and encourage a thirst for learning thorough our vast array of subjects on offer and a school with a true sense of community.
As always, in educational settings a sense of humour, genuine love for teaching and commitment to enhancing the life chances of our young people must be at the heart of all we do.
If you want tobe growand develop in a successful Academy, come and join us at Stockwood Park!
Visits to The Stockwood Park Academy are warmly welcomed.
- To play an active role in curriculum planning and delivery
- Be accountable for the learning and achievement of all students
- To ensure that The Stockwood Park Academy is represented positively locally, regionally and nationally within any educational context.
What the school offers its staff
The Shared Learning Trust – Staff Benefits
We offer a fantastic range of benefits across our trust, supporting our staff in a variety of ways. From an extensive Wellbeing package to an onsite car wash, you can be reassured that we have your best interests at heart.
Perkbox and Perkbox Medical
NPQ’s Teacher Development Trust and training courses with The National College
Staff social events, including 5 a-side football and BBQs
Reduced gym membership rates and free on-site gym
Staff recognition with reward shopping vouchers
On-site Indian head or shoulder massage
Online delivery drop off service, including Amazon
Free eye test vouchers
Onsite car was at reduced rates
Support for all staff with an experienced licensed counsellor
Free tea and coffee plus a reusable bamboo coffee cup for new starters
Free onsite car parking at all academies
Cycle to work scheme
Enhanced pension employers’ contribution and death in service payment
Dry cleaning and ironing service
Refer a friend £500 bonus scheme
Commitment to safeguarding
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About The Stockwood Park Academy
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 18
- Education phase
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- School size
- 1447 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 18
- Ofsted report
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- School website
- The Stockwood Park Academy website (opens in new tab)
- Email address
- Phone number
- 01582 211226
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