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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    22 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    28 February 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

ULT Teachers' Pay Range

Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Degree in related subject
  • Experience of working within a school or education setting (secondary)
  • Ability to lead, coach and motivate staff within a performance management framework, including professional development and effective management of underperformance
  • Experience of supporting students of all ages and abilities to make excellent progress and achieve impressive examination outcomes
  • To have knowledge and experience of working in and leading a successful team
  • Knowledge of the assessment requirements and arrangements for the subjects/curriculum areas taught, including those relating to public examinations and qualifications
  • Knowledge and understanding of the relevant subject area and related pedagogy including the contribution that the subject area can make to cross-curricular learning
  • Ability to set clear expectations and parameters and to hold others to account for their performance, and to challenge underperformance
  • Ability to empathise with the needs of students and to be firm but fair and consistent
  • A team player with the ability to establish good working relationships with staff, students and parents
  • Willingness to share expertise and knowledge with others
  • Good health and an appreciation of work life balance
  • Flexibility and adaptability in approach
  • Resilience in overcoming challenges and tenacity to follow actions through

What the school offers its staff

  • Competitive salary
  • Wellbeing and workload manifesto
  • Excellent staff CPD offer
  • Perkbox, covering lifestyle, wellbeing and retail benefits including childcare vouchers, a car lease scheme, cycle to work etc.
  • Subsidised meals
  • On-site gym which is free for all staff to use
  • Supportive and friendly colleagues
  • A commitment to staff wellbeing

Further details about the role

Head of Social Sciences

Location: Kettering

Salary: ULT Teachers’ Pay Range + TLR

Closing date: Wednesday 22nd March at 12.30pm

Required for: September 2023

The role We are seeking a motivated, passionate and committed Head of Social Sciences to join us from September 2023 in order to promote the highest achievement possible for our students. We are looking for someone who is committed, innovative and solutions focused. We offer excellent opportunities for professional development to help you further your careerand a highly supportive team of dedicated staff. About You

You will have Qualified Teacher Status and are a strong classroom practitioner who motivates and inspires students with your passion for Social Sciences. You have the ability to achieve success within a secondary school setting and are able to deliver ‘good’ to ‘outstanding’ lessons. You have good interpersonal skills, sound behaviour management skills and have the highest expectations of yourself and our students.

In return, we are offering a highly attractive salary, along with the benefits of being part of United Learning, opportunities to share good practice and collaborate with colleagues across every phase of education.

If you want to have a virtual tour ofour stunning school, please take a look here:https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=UQ5EMSsRQmi

Commitment to safeguarding

Kettering Buccleuch Academy is committed to equal opportunities and to the protection and safety of all students and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share these commitments. Each post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
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About Kettering Buccleuch Academy

School type
Academy, Christian, ages 4 to 18
School size
1858 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 18
Email address
Phone number
01536 515644

Since becoming an academy in September 2009, Kettering Buccleuch Academy has seen many exciting changes. We are an all-through academy catering for students aged 4-18. We moved into our new, purpose-built building in January 2013. The academy continues to go from strength to strength, with happy and motivated staff, a supportive culture and plenty of opportunities for personal grown with our excellent staff CPD offer. We offer a range of benefits including our wellbeing and workload manifesto, Perkbox, covering lifestyle and retail benefits including Childcare vouchers, a car lease scheme, cycle to work etc., subsidised meals and an on-site gym which is free for all staff to use. We welcome visits to our school so that you can experience the unique ethos of Kettering Buccleuch Academy for yourself. If you would like to visit the academy, please contact Miss Millsop, PA to the Principal, on 01536 515644 or via email to WendyMillsop@kba.uk.

Arranging a visit to Kettering Buccleuch Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email wendymillsop@kba.uk.

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