Head of Social Sciences - TLR2A

Silverdale School, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

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Job details

Subjects Psychology, Sociology
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £27,169 to £43,286

Job summary

Silverdale School is an extremely popular and high-achieving 11-18 comprehensive in the south west of Sheffield and is the founding school of Chorus Education Trust. The school is rated as ‘Outstanding’ (Ofsted 2014) and has an excellent record of student achievement at both KS4 and KS5. At its heart is one of the country’s largest Teaching Schools, the Sheffield Teaching School Alliance. The school sits within a new building with a full complement of facilities.
Silverdale School is part of Chorus Education Trust, and as such all appointees may be required to work at any Trust site in the future.

Head of Social Sciences – TLR2A £2796

Full Time

Payscale – M1 to UPS3

Permanent

Required for September 2020, an energetic and enthusiastic teacher of Psychology and/or Sociology to lead the Social Sciences department. Both subjects are currently delivered at A level only, and are popular courses with a strong reputation for students making excellent progress. This is an exciting opportunity to lead highly successful subjects and become a proactive member of this dedicated team.

The ability to teach both Psychology and Sociology at KS5 would be an advantage.

Application information is available from www.chorustrust.org

Potential candidates are welcome to visit the school and be given a tour by our students.

Completed application forms to be sent to Jill Rishworth in HR at: recruitment@chorustrust.org

Please note that CVs or Sheffield City Council applications will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 8th March 2020 – 11:59pm

Interview to be held: Thursday 19th March 2020

The successful candidate will be required to complete a Disclosure & Barring check in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 and the Police Act Regulations.

Essential educational requirements

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Essential qualifications

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Essential skills and experience

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Employee benefits

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School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1384 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Silverdale School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@chorustrust.org

About Silverdale School

Silverdale School is an extremely popular and high-achieving 11-18 comprehensive in the south west of Sheffield and is now the founding school of Chorus Education Trust. The school is rated as ‘Outstanding’ (Ofsted 2014) and achieved the best GCSE results in 2018 of any state school in Sheffield. At Post 16 the progress students make places Silverdale in the top 10% of schools nationally. At its heart is one of the country’s largest Teaching Schools, the Sheffield Teaching School Alliance. Silverdale moved into a brand new building in January 2009 with a full complement of facilities. Silverdale School is part of Chorus Education Trust, and as such all appointees may be required to work at any Trust site in the future.

School location

Bents Crescent, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 9QH