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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    21 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 June 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS/UPS (if post threshold)

What skills and experience we're looking for

With a growing Sixth Form and a history of strong outcomes for students, our Social Sciences provision is expanding. We are looking to appoint a new member of the team from September 2023. You will be able to teach Psychology up to A-level.

Over recent years we have been adding to our offer as a faculty, which now includes Sociology A level, Level 3 Applied Diploma in Criminology, Psychology A level and GCSE, Philosophy A level, Business A level and GCSE and Health and Social Care and experience of teaching any other subject within our faculty offer would be desirable.

The ideal candidate will be:

 Passionate about their subject(s); able to inspire students and help them to understand the real-world relevance of the social sciences.

 Committed to supporting students to achieve their goals, particularly our growing and diverse sixth form.

 Willing to contribute to a small but growing team with an increased range of subjects on offer.

 Interested in contributing to our key development goals: closing the gaps through high-quality literacy teaching, inclusive teaching practices and diversity throughout our curriculum.

What the school offers its staff

In exchange, we offer you:

 The chance to join a friendly, supportive and reflective team

 Strong opportunities for ongoing professional development; through our Trust’s comprehensive programme of professional development and generous financial support for external opportunities (e.g. MSc)

 The chance to work for a school where staff wellbeing and workload considerations are at the heart of decision-making.

 A highly inclusive approach to flexible working: speak to us about part-time or other needs.

Commitment to safeguarding

Abingdon Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check. The Trust is fully committed to the principles of equal opportunity, di-versity and inclusion and welcomes applications from less well-represented groups in the school and Trust. Posts in regulated activity are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 and all shortlisted candidates will be required to disclose information about their previous criminal convic-tions. All staff are expected to promote fundamental British values.
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About John Mason School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1031 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

John Mason School is part of the Abingdon Learning Trust and is fully committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of all its students and staff.

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