This job expired on 6 February 2023

  • Earliest start date

    17 April 2023

  • Latest start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    6 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    30 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£28,000 to £52,391

Pay scale

MPS/UPS TLR 1a £28,000 - £52,391 dependent on experience

Additional allowances

TLR 1a

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.

Key Duties

  • 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

The Shared Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and child protection at every stage of the recruitment process.
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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
Phone number
01582 211226

Secondary Academy

Arranging a visit to The Stockwood Park Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@thesharedlearningtrust.org.uk.

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